What: a homeschool science fair in conjunction with The Dino Club of SC
When: Monday, January 27, 2014
11:00 set up
11:15 students have time to look closely at other presentations
11:30 presentations start promptly
Where: Lexington, SC
Capacity: 12 students, any age k-12 (8 kids/groups already signed up, 4 spots remaining)
Preparation: students will create a 5-7 minute presentation on a topic related to science, technology and/or engineering (if kids choose to work together on a project, they get 5-7 minutes as a group to present)
For Research Based Presentations, include the following when appropriate:
B. Statement of what was researched (i.e. topic) and why you chose it.
C. Research – history of subject matter, including key challenges faced by those creating the subject matter, current uses for subject matter and impact upon society.
D. Prediction – student envision as the future technology/use/design of the subject matter and the expected positive and negative consequences of this new technology on society.
E. Design Process – explanation of how the student would create the future version of the subject matter.
F. Conclusion. Why this subject matter is important to society and why the envisioned future version will have a greater impact on society.
For Experiment Presentations, include the scientific method:
A. A Question
B. Background Research
C. A Hypothesis
D. Test the Hypothesis,
E. Record and analyze the data and
F. Draw a conclusion.