Remember, if you use an idea that you got from a website, make sure you make it your own!
- Science Buddies Hands-on scientific investigations are acknowledged to be the best way to teach science literacy. Science Buddies supports these activities by providing free science fair project ideas, answers, and tools to teachers, parents, and students from all walks of life. Our objective is to save our users’ time while guiding them to a successful outcome.By reducing the hassles of doing a science fair project, Science Buddies aspires to improve project quality and increase science fair participation, turning a good learning experience into a great one.
- SMARTS The Student Mentorship Association Regarding Technology and Science (SMARTS) is a student-run program within Youth Science Canada that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) opportunities among students in Grades 7 through 12.
- Stepping Up Guide Stepping Up is a guide for students who have completed a science fair project and competed at a regional or Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). It is intended to help these students take their project to the next level – to compete for a CWSF medal or a place on Team Canada-ISEF.The guide is written by alumni of the Canada Wide Science Fair and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and is a project of Youth Science Foundation Canada through its SMARTS and Alumni initiatives.
- Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair The Virtual Science Fair is an annual online science, technology and web site building contest. Teams consisting of one or more students study a science, technology or environmental topic of their interest and then create a web site to display their work on the Internet. Web site hosting is provided and help in building the web site is available. All previous science fair projects are available for study on line.
- Dr Shawn’s Science Fair Support Center Dr Shawn Carson is an award winning science educator, who wrote the Amateur Scientist column in the Scientific American for its last few years. Dr. Shawn’s Science Fair Project Support Center is all about helping you have more fun and get better results with your science project. You’ll learn how to get help, keep a laboratory notebook, pick the best project, even how to stay calm in front of the judges. It is a commercial site.
- The Archimedes Initiative.Through interviews with students at both regional and national science fairs, this site explores all aspects of doing a science fair project.
- Smarter Science A new and exciting initiative by Mike Newnham emphasizing Project Based Science with support for the Elementary Grades. This site is for teachers.
- In the videos are students talking to students . . .
- Why should I do a project?
- How do I choose my project?
- How do I design my experiments, collect and analyze data, come to conclusions?
- How do I deal with judges?
- What do I do when I run into a problem?
- What is it like working in a team?
- National Ethics Committee Youth Science Canada This committee is responsible for ensuring that any project that involves the participation of humans, or the use of animals, follows both modern ethical principles, and the laws of Canada. These principles are complex, so be sure to visit this site if your project involves either humans or animal.
- CurioCity CurioCity is a science initiative that is specifically intended for Canadian youth! Searching through science resources, we quickly realized that the current information available is either geared towards young children or is overly technical and abstract. Our goal is to show you how science is a part of every aspect of your life, so our features focus specifically on your interests and activities. From current events, sports, arts & entertainment, health issues to the household items you use every day, we reveal science in areas you may never have thought of before!