Listed below are the names and emails of members of the Los Angeles County Science Fair Committee who are veteran science fair site coordinators available to answer teacher questions related to implementing a local science fair, preparing for the LA County Science Fair, the Pre-approval process, monitoring student research, filling out required certification forms, etc.Nishat Alikhan (JR Div.) email@example.com Emily Hoffman (JR Div.) firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Moses (JR Div.) email@example.com
Margery Weitkamp (SR Div.) firstname.lastname@example.org
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A new journal promoting and inspiring innovative science research by high school students. First issue will be May, 2015. IHSJS welcomes all current High School students to submit research papers based on their original science research. Click here for further information.
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The folks from Education.com give you lots of help! Science fair season is upon us! Parents, we know it can be a challenge to know how to best support your child in this difficult endeavor. And, students, we understand how overwhelming the process can be. We’ve checked with the experts, and we’ve gathered the information to ease the stress of science fairs for everyone in the household.
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- How to Find Science Fair Project Inspiration
- What Makes a Good Science Fair Project?
- Science Fairs: Why and How?
- Science Fairs: Who Judges Student Work?
- A Science Fair Survival Guide
- Organizing and Conducting a Science Fair Project
- Making a Project a Winner
- How to Survive the Science Fair Experience (For Parents)
- Fun Science Fair Projects That Capture Kids Attention