Research / Inquiry

Make a list of the things you are interested in. (pets, sports, hobbies, human behaviour, nature).

Is there something you have always wondered about? Have you done something at school you would like to research further?

For each thing on your list brainstorm with a friend, parent or teacher, for questions you could research.


Research steps

  1. Start a log/process diary to keep a record of your progress and keep notes.
  2. Do some background research around your chosen topic.
  3. Talk to your mentor to help you refine your research question.
  4. Create an outline of the things you want to cover.
  5. Use a wide variety of resources sources; inter net, library, people.
  6. Make notes on all the things in your outline.
  7. Write your first draft and have someone proof read it and offer advice. Check the judging criteria.
  8. Look for some appropriate images, graphs, quotes to add to your exhibit.
  9. Write your final draft.
  10. Assembly your exhibit board. Don't forget your log book.

SCITEC Sponsors

Thank you to the SciTec sponsors who make the science fair possible.

Age Groups, Categories and Prizes

Information about the entry age groups, categories and prizes at the Marlborough Lines Science and Technology Fair.

Powering Potential Programme

Powering Potential will not only challenge Year 12 and 13 students but will also enhance their problem solving, team building and collaboration skills.

Past Exhibits Gallery

Take a look at some examples of past exhibits that were successful at the Marlborough Lines Science and Technology Fair.

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