Before starting your science project, you should speak with your teacher and make sure that
you are following his or her instructions. Different teachers may have different requirements.
The scientific method should be used when setting up your science experiment.
Check out our Scientific Method links below if you need some help getting started.
Choosing a topic and setting up your experiment
Displaying your Science Experiment
Below is an example of how a science project display may be set up.
THIS MAY NOT BE HOW YOUR TEACHER WANTS YOUR PROJECT PRESENTED.
Remember to check with your teacher for any rules on setting up your
Most science fair participants use a three-fold (tri-fold) display that
is either made of cardboard or heavy duty oaktag. You can find these
in most stationary stores such as card stores, Walgreens, CVS and Walmart,
as well as school and art supply stores. Not all stores carry this type
of display, so you should call the store before going to confirm that
they have it in stock.
Any equipment or models that you have used for your experiment can be displayed in front of your three-fold display.
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