Science Fair Information
This year P.S. 83 will be holding a Science Fair 9:30 am on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. We hope you will be able to take an active part in the development of your child’s Science Project. Depending on the grade level of your child, projects will be completed as follows:
TIMELINE FOR PROJECT COMPLETION
Student projects will be assessed using the following guidelines:
Originality of Project
Use of Scientific Process
Accuracy of Data
Analysis of Results
Effort & Workmanship
Knowledge of Science Facts
Kindergarten – Animals Project
Grade 1 – One class theme project
Grades 2-8 – Individual or 2 student group project if permitted by teacher. Students’ projects are expected to be related to the science curriculum for their grade level unless otherwise approved by their teacher.
**The use of live animals or insects IS NOT PERMITTED. Items of value SHOULD NOT be included.**
FOR A SAMPLE SCIENCE PROJECT BOARD, PLEASE CLICK ON THE DOCUMENT TO THE RIGHT.
The classroom teacher will judge all projects and select 5 semifinalists from the class. These projects will be displayed in the hallways outside the classrooms and will then be displayed on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the school wide Science Fair Open House in the Annex Cafeteria. A panel of judges will select a class winner for each class in grades 2 - 8. A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place school winner will be selected at 11:00 am from the class winner projects.