Local science fair events are open to students in grades 5-12 who attend a public or private school, or who attend virtual schools, or who are home schooled. Students who receive a “Superior” rating at a local science fair is then eligible to participate in the District Science Day. Project and competition rules and regulations must be followed equally, regardless of type of school attended. Students must reside and/or attend school within the counties of Gallia, Lawrence, Pike, or Scioto, or in an adjacent local school district included by prior agreement.
Most of the information you will need to successfully complete a science fair project can be found in this website and the provided links. Your parents, teachers, and mentors can help guide you along the way. Any document below that is denoted with DOCX is a Microsoft Word file that you can be fill in.
Info for Soybean projects (specific awards offered for these projects)
Info for Water Environment projects (specific award offered for these projects)
Templates and Samples
Research Plan template (DOCX) – Template for student use
Final research paper template (lower grades) (DOCX) – Template for student use
Final research paper template (upper grades) (DOCX) – Template for student use
Abstract Template (DOCX) – Template for student use
Project Display Board
Photo Credit Form for Posting on Display Boards – Required on display board
Science Day Rules and Forms
OAS Science Day Consent Form – Required form
Overview of ISEF Forms and How to Complete Them – Helpful document
ISEF Forms – Required form (During registration, STEM Wizard will help you determine which form you need to complete; if using electronic signatures, the forms MUST be completed with Adobe Acrobat Reader)
ISEF Forms Wizard – determine which additional forms you will need to complete