Science Fair Project Judging
How Science Fair Projects Are Judged and Evaluated
The seven criteria listed below are the most important criteria which science fair judges use to evaluate science projects.
Demonstrating originality with your topic choice.
Demonstrating originality in each phase of project development.
Collecting, documenting and presenting the data.
Possessing knowledge about the project equipment.
Being knowledgeable about the scientific literature about your topic.
Repeating your experiments multiple times to verify results.
Documenting all phases of the project.
Presenting data, analysis, interpretations, explanations and conclusions in an orderly and understandable manner.
Being articulate in your oral presentations.
Keeping all project materials clean and orderly.
Being well groomed for your oral presentation.
Acknowledging sources of information- never plagiarize.
Acknowledging direct assistance from your monitor and professional scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
Concluding your project with relevant, valid, scientific, mathematical and/or engineering information.
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