# Abortion

Topics: Science fair, Science project, Water Pages: 57 (10888 words) Published: April 15, 2013
PERFORMANCE-BASED INSTRUCTION THROUGH SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS

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Science Office
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Parts of a Science Fair Project..........................................................................................3 Parts of Science Fair Project Overheads ......................................................................... 5 Understanding Variables .................................................................................................. 11 Demonstration for Variables ............................................................................................12 Science Fair Practice Activities using AIMS (K-3) ............................................................ 13 Science Fair Practice Activities using AIMS (4-6) ............................................................. 16 Science Fair Project Ideas................................................................................................ 20 Strategy for Generating Science Fair Topics .................................................................... 22 Teacher and Student Resources ...................................................................................... 25 Science Fair Project Display Information............................................................................ 27

SECTION II - STUDENT ACTIVITY PAGES

Identifying a Good Question ......................................................................................... 29 Know Your Variables......................................................................................................31 Writing A Hypothesis.....................................................................................................33 Writing a Procedure........................................................................................................34 Designing a Data Collection Table................................................................................36 Making Bar and Line Graphs.........................................................................................38 Drawing a Conclusion....................................................................................................41 Experiment Graphic Organizers.....................................................................................44 Scoring Tools for Parts of a Science Fair Project...........................................................49

SECTION III - SAMPLE BACKBOARD PROJECTS

What Effect does Adding Soap to Water Have on the Number of Drops that Can Be Placed on a Penny?.......55 What Kind of Container Will Allow Hot Water to Retain Its Heat Longer?............................................56 Does the Length of a Ramp Affect the Amount of Force Needed to Pull a Load?..................................57 Does the Length of a Pendulum Affect the Number of Swings it Makes in 10 seconds?.......................58 Does the Weight (Mass) of a Pendulum Affect the Number of Swings it Makes in 10 Seconds?...........59 How Far Will a Balloon Rocket Travel Along Pathways Made of Different Materials?...........................60 How is the Bounce Height of a Ball Related to the Height From Which the Ball is Dropped?................61 What Effect Do Surfaces Have on How High a Ball Will Bounce?.......................................................62 How Does the Amount of Stretch of a Rubber Band Affect the Distance the Rubber Band Will Travel?63 Does the Height From Which a Drop of Water Falls Affect the Diameter of the Splash the Drop Makes?64 Does Temperature Affect the Dissolving Time of a Solid in a Chemical Reaction?..............................65 Does the Particle Size of a Solid Affect It's Dissolving Time in a Chemical Reaction?.........................66 Do the Number of Wire Wraps Around a Nail Affect the Strength of an...