Discovery Station is pleased to host its Stay-At-Home Virtual Science Fair! This event is open to children in grades K-5 in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania! Children are invited to submit an individual science fair project following the guidelines below. The Deadline is May 1, 2020, at noon.
Note: Due to COVID19, all entries must be completed as individuals and participants must adhere to State laws on social distancing.
This Stay-At-Home Virtual Science Fair is broken down into two age groups:
All participants must complete a registration form here.
All participants must read and follow the Stay-At-Home Virtual Science Fair Rules and Regulations.
Each participant will be required to research a science topic and design an experiment around that topic. Participants will be required to:
- Conduct an experiment around their topic
- Complete a report using the appropriate grade templates below
- Prepare a science fair board*, and,
- Submit the report, picture of your board, and a 60-second video reviewing your Science Fair Project to Brittany@discoverystation.org to be judged by a committee of special judges.
Feel free to attach photos of your experiment process with the templates!
**If you are unable to acquire the supplies for a presentation board, a digital PowerPoint can be submitted instead.
All work must be the original work of the participants.
Each grade category will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes.
First Place Prize: Botley Coding Robot and Activity Set, LeanKing Digital Microscope, One-Year ASTC Family Membership valid at 380+ ASTC Museums
Second Place Prize: Exploring Nature Science Journal, Scientific Magnifying Glass, and two admission passes to Discovery Station
Third Place Prize: Volcano Science Kit, Astronaut Ice Cream, and a $10 Gift Certificate to Discovery Station
First Place Prize: LEGO ® Boost Robot and Activity Set, Harman Kardon Allure Powered Bluetooth®/Wi-Fi® speaker with Alexa voice control sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Sprint (Wesel Blvd. Store), One-Year ASTC Family Membership valid at 380+ ASTC Museums
Second Place Prize: Awesome Engineering Activities Book, Scientific Magnifying Glass, and two admission passes to Discovery Station
Third Place Prize: Robot Building Kit, Astronaut Ice Cream, and a $10 Gift Certificate to Discovery Station
Please review Science Bob’s tips on Science Fair Basics! This is a great resource for kids to learn about the difference between science demonstrations and experiments, the Scientific Method, and to potentially garner science fair ideas!
If you have any questions regarding this event, feel free to contact Brittany Wedd at Brittany@discoverystation.org.
All decisions of the judging committee are final and winners will be announced on June 1, 2020.