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Problem and Purpose: 





Complete your Experiment: 

Tables and Charts:

Results and Conclusion:

Projects Due:

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Science Fair Projects:

 Purpose: The reason for conducting the research and doing the experiment.

Problem: The scientific question to be solved.  The problem cannot be answered with a yes or no.

Hypothesis: This is your educated guess and answer to your problem. Your experiment is designed to test your hypothesis.  It should be a cause and effect statement: If (what you plan to test) then (what you think will happen).

Materials: A bulleted list of any supplies.  Include quantity of items (Example 500mL of water)

 Procedure: step-by-step numbered process used to carry out the experiment. Include details with specific measured values.

Tables and Charts: Printed and Digital tables that are generated using excel using the data from your experiment.

Results: A break down, in written form, of the data from your tables and charts.

Conclusion: The conclusion should restate your problem, purpose and hypothesis. Summarize your procedure.  Summarize the results of your experiment and explain why you accepted or rejected your hypothesis.  Would you do anything different next time? 

Application: How does your project relate to real world problems or situations? How is the experiment of practical value?  How can the experiment serve others?

Abstract: The Abstract should be written in the third person.  It is a one page 250-word maximum summary of the entire project. It should answer three questions: (1) What were you trying to do? (2) What actually happened? (3) What significance are the actual findings?