8th Grade Life Science
"The desire to excel is the hallmark for sucess!"
2012 Science Fair Timeline
August 27 Science Fair –Introduction letter, Review the Scientific Method PowerPoint Presentation, Information packet-Mission Possible, Start Generating a list of project topics.
August 28, 29 LJHS LRC – Topic Exploration/Research days,
Assignment #1 due Friday Aug. 31st
September 6 Project Title, hypothesis and objective due.
September 10 Design YourExperiment packet. Information regarding
The Control; the Variable; measuring in metric; Taking photos; Organizing the Research Paper.
September 12 Research (Review of Literature) Topic due
September 17 LRC research on review of Literature
September 21 Control/variable explanation due. Start running Trials of your experiment and recording your data this weekend!!!
October 2 Introduction Paragraph of Review of Literature due.
October 10 Science Fair Materials list and Procedural Steps due
October 18 Discuss the 5 C’s (i.e.-color) to a good Display Board
October 19 Mini Science Fair in Class
October 22 Discuss Science Fair score sheet. Project site numbers assigned.
November 1 Science Fair set-up letter-in class.
November 2 Science Fair Night Friday November 2, 5:30 pm-7:00pm
Set up Completed Projects in Lunchroom Commons
All projects are to be set up Friday night to be on time!!
Novemeber 3,4, Project Judging
November 5 Take Home Science Fair Projects after school!