Science Fair Projects
A resource list designed to give students, grades 3rd through 6th, a starting place for science fair research.
These Internet sites include a range of science fair related topics. The content of Internet sites frequently changes; material is often added or taken away. Sometimes it is not updated on a timely basis. Use this list as a starting point for Internet research.
California State Science Fair
A site that includes general science fair information as well as links to other related sites.
A Science Fair Project Resource Guide
A site for beginner or advanced students that contains links to other sites covering all aspects of science fairs including samples of projects, project ideas, and a resource section.
This site, for grades 4-6, is a starting place for science fair projects. It includes information for teachers and parents.
Science Fair Adventure
This is a science project website for kids who want to create a science fair project on computers.
Resources available from Rancho Mirage Public Library
General Science Fair Resources
These resources offer a general guide for projects. They provide information on choosing a topic, gathering material, performing experiments, completing the project, and presenting findings.
SCIENCE FAIR SUCCESS by Bombaugh, Ruth - J 507.8 BOMBAUGH
Haduch, Bill SCIENCE FAIR SUCCESS SECRETS: HOW TO WIN PRIZES, HAVE FUN, AND THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST - J 507.8 HADUCH
Voth, Danna KIDSOURCE: A SCIENCE FAIR HANDBOOK - J 507.8 VOTH
Ideas for Science Fair Projects
These books are useful when choosing a topic. Use them for ideas. They can help get you started or help narrow a topic that is too broad.
Adams, Richard C. IDEAS FOR SCIENCE PROJECTS - 507.8 ADAMS
Bochinski, Julianne Blair THE COMPLETE HANDBOOK OF SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS (REVISED) - 507.9 BOCHINSK
Bonnet, Robert L. SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS: THE ENVIRONMENT - J 507.8 BONNET
Gardner, Robert SCIENCE PROJECTS ABOUT PLANTS - J 580.78
Ebner, Aviva JUNIOR SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS ON FILE - J REF 507.8 JUNIOR
Katz, Phyllis GREAT SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS - J 507.8 KATZ
Loret, John EXPERIMENT CENTRAL - J 507.8 LORET
Rhatigan, Joe SURE-TO-WIN SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS - J 507.8
World Book SCIENCE FAIRS: IDEAS AND ACTIVITIES - J 507.8 SCIENCE
Tocci, Salvatore SCIENCE FAIR SUCCESS IN THE HARDWARE STORE - J 507.8 TOCCI
Tocci, Salvatore SCIENCE FAIR SUCCESS USING SUPERMARKET PRODUCTS - J 507.8 TOCCI
VanCleave, Janice Pratt JANICE VANCLEAVE'S A+ PROJECTS IN EARTH SCIENCE: WINNING EXPERIMENTS FOR SCIENCE FAIRS AND EXTRA CREDIT - J 550.78 VANCLEAV
VanCleave, Janice Pratt JANICE VANCLEAVE'S GUIDE TO THE BEST SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS J 507.8 VANCLEAV
VanCleave, Janice Pratt JANICE VANCLEAVE'S GUIDE TO MORE OF THE BEST SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS J 508.8 VANCLEAV
VanCleave, Janice Pratt JANICE VANCLEAVE'S PLANTS: MIND-BOGGLING EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN TURN INTO SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS J 581 VANCLEAV
Vecchione, Glen 100 AWARD-WINNING SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS J 507.8 VECCHION
These resources offer general science background on a wide range of subjects. Use them for research after you have selected a topic.
Berger, Melvin SCHOLASTIC SCIENCE DICTIONARY J REF 503
BERGER THE GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE REF 503 GALE
Knapp, Brian J. SCIENCE MATTERS! J 500 KNAPP
Tesar, Jenny B. THE BLACKBIRCH ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE AND INVENTION J 503
World Book THE WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE J REF 503 WORLD