Collection/Observation

Collection ProjectA collection/observation is another simple project for a lower grade student. In a collection, groups of objects such as shells or rocks are displayed in ways that allow easy comparisons.

 

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES:

Kindergarten -4th grade, or anyone new to the science fair.

 

EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS:

  • Rocks from two beaches (or areas)
  • Different varieties of sand
  • Bones
  • Seashells
  • Leaves (indoor or outdoor plants)
  • Seeds
  • Bark
  • Insects
  • Feathers

 

WILL THE PROJECT BE JUDGED?

Yes.

 

IS IT ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD?

Yes.

 

WHAT’S THE REQUIRED PAPERWORK? 

  • 2017 NON ISEF Registration Form

 

DOES IT REQUIRE SPECIALIZED SUPERVISION?

No.  But parents or teachers should make themselves available to answer questions, help with research, assemble display, etc.

 

DOES IT REQUIRE A JOURNAL/LOG BOOK?

Yes.