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Determine what forms you will need for your project:

Rules Wizard

All Science Fair Forms:

2021-22 Science Fair Forms

NEW! SSEF Abstract Form

Confused by the forms? The links below offer some clarification:

Forms Summary

Detailed Forms summary

Second Detailed Forms Summary

Power Point for Forms 1, 1A, 1B

All ISEF Rules:

ISEF Rules and Guidelines Link

Most Common Reasons for Projects to Fail to Qualify

Research Plan

Detailed Research Plan Instructions

Sample research plan

Research Plan Instructions for Projects Requiring SRC or IRB Approval:

Human Subjects Research Plan

Vertebrate Animals Research Plan

Microorganisms and Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Research Plan

BSL-1safety checklist

Use of Hazardous Chemicals, Activities, or Devices Research Plan

Engineering Projects Research Plan

Abstract Links:

SSEF Abstract Form 2020



Backboard handout

Binder handout
Advanced Levels of Competition:

St. Johns County Science Fair

State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida

Landrum Middle School Science Fair 2021-22

 Friday, November 19th 

What do I need to do to participate in the Science Fair?

  1. Come up with a project idea.
  2. Fill out the Student Interest Form
  3. Attend Science Fair checkpoint meetings Tuesdays at 1:50.
  4. Complete background research and develop a research plan.
  5. Complete all required paperwork and get project approval.
  6. Conduct experiment, create presentation, and compete in the Science Fair. 
Tentative DateTopicTasks to complete by next Tuesday
Tuesday Aug. 31st 
  • First contact: Discuss project requirements
  • Discuss topics
  • Project Journal

Miss this meeting?  View these slides!

Week 1 Checkpoints

  • Begin Project Journal, bring next week
Tuesday Sept. 7th 
  • Discuss background research and bibliography
  • Rules wizard

Miss this meeting? View these slides!

Week 2 Checkpoints

  • Create bibliography with minimum of 5 sources
Tuesday, Sept. 14th
  1. Outline Research Plan Requirements
  2. Answer questions about form
  3. Discuss how to submit paperwork Miss this meeting?  View these slides.  Week 3 Checkpoints
  • Visit rules wizard and determine forms needed
  • Complete research plan
  • Complete paperwork
Tuesday, Sept. 21st 
  1. Review research plan
  2. Troubleshoot paperwork issues
  3. General Help

Miss this meeting?  View these slides Week-4-Checkpoints

  • Revise forms and research plan as needed
Tuesday, Sept. 28th
  2. General Help
  • Revise forms and research plan as needed
Tuesday Oct. 5th
  1. Paperwork revisions
  2. General  help Miss this meeting? View these slides 
  • Revise forms and research plan as needed

 Tuesday Nov. 2nd

Tuesday Nov. 9th 

Instructions for completing Final Project

Backboard handout
Tuesday, Nov. 16th

Final project due. 

Final meeting before Science Fair!


Friday, Nov. 19th

SCIENCE FAIR Preliminary Judging from 8-11 in Multi-purpose room.  
Friday, Dec. 3rd 


Project judging 9-11 in Media Center.  Students present their projects

February 9St. Johns County Science Fair 
End of MarchFlorida State Science and Engineering Fair 


Links related to your final project:

Participant Instructions for the Day of the Fair

Backboard requirements

Binder requirements

SSEF Abstract Form 2020


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