Introduction to the STEM Fair

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Introduction to the STEM Fair

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  1. Slide 1

    • Introduction to the STEM Fair
  2. What is a STEM Fair project?

    Slide 2 - What is a STEM Fair project?

    • A STEM Fair project….
    • Incorporates science, technology, engineering, and or math.
    • Has a “well designed” investigation with hopes of discovering an answer.
  3. What is a “well-designed” investigation (“fair test”)

    Slide 3 - What is a “well-designed” investigation (“fair test”)

    • A “well-designed” investigation (“fair test”) is when:
    • Only one thing is different or changed (manipulated (independent variable).
    • Materials are organized.
    • Methods are identified.
    • Five or more trials are completed.
    • Measure of central tendency is determined.
  4. Parts of a STEM Fair project

    Slide 4 - Parts of a STEM Fair project

    • Question/Problem
    • Research
    • Claim (hypothesis)
    • Materials
    • Procedure
    • Evidence (data)
    • Reasoning
    • As the students learn about each part of the STEM Fair project, a PowerPoint presentation explaining the section will be available to you.
  5. What does a STEM Fair project display board look like?

    Slide 5 - What does a STEM Fair project display board look like?

  6. Glenmar’s STEM Fair

    Slide 6 - Glenmar’s STEM Fair

    • Will be taking place on Thursday, April 16.
    • The Science Center will be at Glenmar with lots of exciting science activities. The STEM Fair project boards will be on display in the gymnasium!
  7. Important Information

    Slide 7 - Important Information

    • All STEM Fair projects are due by April 1
    • The students will be learning each week about a different section of the project. They will be responsible to complete that part at home and turn it in by Friday.
    • The STEM Fair project counts as a large portion of his/her science grade for 3rd quarter.
    • Judging will be held on Friday, April 17.
    • The winners will be invited to the Baltimore County STEM Fair at Parkville High School in May!