Nearly a third of the points awarded in the science fair come from the score on the paper; this means that every successful science fair project had a well-written report.Another important thing to consider is that your paper needs to be well-written in addition to having all the necessary components.Also make sure that others read your paper so that they can help check it with you.
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This post is to help both of you get started designing an original, creative, and technically correct science fair project.
Remember that a graph looks neater, and it is easier to see patterns in a graph than in a table or list of numbers (see our guide on Graphing in Excel ). An error analysis discussing what kind of sources of error affected your experiment must be done here.
Make sure that all tables, graphs, and diagrams are labelled appropriately. By including all the necessary sections in your paper, you make sure that you get the highest score possible.
(See our guide on Choosing Sources)Include a step by step list of the procedure you followed in your experiment.
Write this section so that someone who doesn't know anything about your project can follow what you did.
Perhaps something like: How does the type of paper affect the stickiness of the spitball?
Here you will need to figure out a way to quantify (i.e.
Grammar doesn't need to be perfect, but everything should be spelled correctly, and there shouldn't be any obvious scientific inaccuracies.
Write your paper early and spend some time proofreading it.