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The Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair


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AcademyOfScienceLogoverticalAcademy of Science - St. Louis - In addition to the Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair - initiatives include science programs for students, adults, teens and families:  Junior Academy of Science, Teen Cafe,  Academy of Science - St. Louis BioBlitz, Science Careers-Student Explorations, Science for the Public

Academy of Science - St. Louis - resource page


ISEFlogoIntel Science and Engineering Fair - The Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair is affiliated with the Intel Science and Engineering Fair.  The top two Honors Division students (Grades 9-12) from the Academy of Science - St. Louis Science fair attend this international science fair all expenses paid.  Website includes helpful tips for all.


GSLSF LOGO  The Greater St. Louis Science FairĀ®

Bonnie Cabbage Program - 3rd Grade Cabbage Program - a program with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people, teach kids where their food comes from, and grow our next generation of gardeners. Students have the chance to win $1000 for the best cabbage.

Dragonfly TV - Science Ideas from PBSkids - follow students (video) through their science project investigations

Edutopia - Ideas for educators including:  project-based learning  - a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge.

Engineering Games and Projects from TitleMax - Engineering information and games

Florida Polytechnic University - High Schooler's Guide to Preparing for an Engineering College.

Geo awesomeness - a blog about geospatial technologies:  gis, maps, location-based apps, drones and remote sensing.

iNaturalist - citizen science featuring environmental observations - connect with nature!

Mad Sci Network - the laboratory that never sleeps - Scientists providing answers to your questions.  Includes archives of over 36,000 answered questions at your fingertips!

MySci - Equips elementary school teachers with instructional materials and professional development opportunities in STEM.

National Center for Science Education - Classroom science resources for teachers including lessons on climate changes

Polymer-Search - The internet search engine for rubber & plastics - Top Science Project Ideas

Science Buddies - Looking for inspriation for a science fair project? Over 1,150 project ideas.

Science Fair Central - built by The Home Depot and Discovery Education.  Project Ideas, Project Steps, Presentation Tips

Science Farily Simple - You Tube Videos  & Facebook page for Parents & Students to encourage science fair participation for students especially in grades K-5.

SciTech Now - nineNetwork of Public Media - St. Louis based video archives exploring scientific developments, research, innovations and inventions in St. Louis and around the world.

Science - nineNetwork of Public Media - St. Louis-based science programming

The Internet Public Library - Science Fair Project Resource Guide - includes getting started, choosing a topic, completing the project and displaying your project - lot's of ideas.

The National Energy Education Development Project - for educators - innovative curriculum materials in energy education for teachers  from the primary grades through college - includes student guides with printable data tables and worksheets.  Specific topics:  forms of energy, renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy, electricity, efficiency and conservation, and transportation.

The National Science Digital Library - An online library for those interested in STEM education and research

Twin Cities PBS - Twin Cities Public Television includes science links.

USGS Education - Earthquake prediction, myths; seismic waves and more.

Zooniverse - authentic research projects for classroom integration and at home - for students and educators - explore galaxies, the surface of the moon, the SErengeti and more, students and teachers can join in citizen science on-line research.

Guest Blogs from Scientific American:

The Anatomy of a Science Fair Project

3 Strategies for an Original Science Fair Project

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