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Why Do Science Fair?. Skills Development. Strengthen science and math skills Gain self satisfaction Improve skills that the State of Texas tests each year such as TAKS. By planning and completing a research project. Strengthens writing skills.

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by planning and completing a research project
Strengthen science and math skills

Gain self satisfaction

Improve skills that the State of Texas tests each year such as TAKS

By planning and completing a research project
strengthens writing skills
Strengthens writing skills

Students are forced to write and rewrite and then rewrite again. This forces them to improve this valuable skill.

leadership qualities are developed
Leadership qualities are developed

As their self esteem improves, these students often become leaders in their school and community

Strengthens verbal skills and allows them to develop an interview style that makes them comfortable with peers and adults
Cash Awards
  • Summer positions
  • Listings for their college admissions
science fair is fun

Science Fair is Fun

Really, it is! I promise

Students meet world renown scientists
  • Develop friendships with people that they see at competition after competition
Watching students talk about their research and taking ownership in their research is really fun and refreshing
Develops a true mentor/student relationship
  • Rewards not only to the student but to the teacher as well
It is important to involve your administrators, parents of your students, and community leaders in your program
  • Remember to ask for help
Set deadlines for the students so that they stay on schedule
  • Make sure that they MEET the deadlines
  • Help them set reasonable and obtainable goals

Since 1992, students attending ISEF from the DMN Regional Science Fair

Karen Shepherd

PSHS Research Sponsor

Isn’t student success in not only high school, but in college and life enough of a reason to do this?



Presented for the Dallas Morning News Get and Edge Workshop

August 27, 2005


Karen Shepherd

Research Sponsor

Plano Senior High School

2200 independence Parkway

Plano, Texas 75075

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