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Photo: science project with display board and models of houses.
Testing the reflectivity of roof shingles. From the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Web site.

Amateur Scientist
    Complete index (1952-present) to all projects listed in "The Amateur Scientist" column printed in the Scientific American. Articles must be obtained from Scientific American or libraries.

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
    The top science fair competition for grades 9-12. Winners compete for scholarships, tuition grants, science equipment and scientific field trips.

Internet Public Library
    Extensive guide providing links to sites covering all aspects of science fairs.

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
   Websites recommended by NSTA members and non-members.

National Student Research Center
    Links to sites containing information, examples and resources for science fairs, classroom activities and for publication.

Science Fair Central
    Offers information for students, teachers and parents. Also provides link to Janice VanCleave's "Science for fun" web site.

Science Fair Project Index
    An electronic database index of science experiments published in 1990 and after. Produced by the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Print editions cover years 1973-1989.

ScienzFair Projects
    Arranged by subject categories, site offers projects for students fro, elementary to high school. Most ideas have a link to either a project or background informtaion on the topic. The Ultimate Science Fair Resource
    A guide to all steps involved in a science project along with links to other project guide sites and to science subject area sites. A link is also given for a source for science fair supplies for students, teachers and judges.

Virtual Science Fair Homepage
   Science fair projects in electronic format.

The WWW Virtual Library: Science Fairs
   Listing of local, regional, state, national and international science fair sites available through the World Wide Web. A section on virtual science fairs is also included.

For additional web sites and resources on science fair projects consult:

Ebenezer. Jazlin V. Science on the internet: a resource for K-12 teachers.
   Upper Saddle River, NJ, Merrill, c1999. 180 p.

Rosner, Marc Alan. Science fair success using the internet. Springfield, NJ,
   Enslow Publishers, Inc., c1999. 112 p.

Renehan, Edward. Science on the web: a connoisseur's guide to over 500 of the best,
   most useful, and most fun science websites. New York, NY, Springer, c1996. 382 p.

Sills, Thomas W. Science fun in Chicagoland: a quide for parents and teachers;
   describing over 1,000 resources, including over 600 from around the country.
   2nd ed. Chicago, IL, Dearborn Resources, c1999. 254 p.

LC Science Tracer Bullet: Science Fair Projects.
   Compiled by Joyce Howland. Washington, D.C. Reference Section, Science and Technology Division, 1997. 16 p. (TB 97-4).
   See also Tracer Bullet titles on Space Science Projects (TB 92-7),, Environmental Science Projects (TB 97-6), and Science Projects in Biology (TB 93-6).

Compiled by Joyce Howland
April 2001

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