The Academy of Science - St. Louis Science Fair
Inquiry-Based Learning at its Best!
Academy 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
Intel 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Archimedes Initiative - Includes themed videos with students talking about their projects. Over 50 interviews on all types of projects including how to choose your topic.
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.
USGS Science Fair Project Ideas - 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: