Assess Student’s Skills, Not Project Perfection

At just about any Science Fair, you see projects that are absolutely perfect! They have perfect procedures, perfect results, and perfect project boards. Unfortunately, sometimes these projects are examples of perfect plagiarism. They are either copied from a published project or are actually the parent’s work. These students totally get robbed of the opportunity to…

Innovative yet Realistic Elementary School-Aged Science Fair Projects

Innovation in elementary school? Absolutely! Kids are routinely pushing the limits of what is commonly accepted in their everyday world. Questioning “Why …?”, “Why not …?”, and “How …?” is the precursor to innovation. Help your child develop their Skills for Success: creativity, problem solving, communication and teamwork. Foster their skills-development rather than helping them…