Please note in 2020 their will be a Virtual fair
Schools should confirm they are entering exhibits with an estimate of numbers by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday the 31st August.
By Wednesday 2nd September schools should recieve the spreadsheet to make their entries which should then be sent to the above email address by Monday 7th.
By Wednesday 9th schools will recieve the ID codes for each exhibit.
There will be a link
on the front page of the website
where students complete an entry form
(don't forget the ID code) and each student should upload two files
- a video file (no more than 2 minutes) of the student presenting their project and
- a PDF of their logbook including the project script.
The Exhibits will be judged
over a period of two weeks and results
will sent out to schools early in term 4
including certificates and prize money
Schools may wish to have their own prize giving
are available for $2 each by emailing email@example.com
The complete Teacher Booklet
may also be downloaded in pdf format.
Guidance for Exhibitors
Choose either a Scientific Investigation or a Technological Design
are ways of trying to solve a problem
or a need that is recognised.
We begin with identifying a need or problem. We collect information about the need or problem; testing, surveying. We analyse the information. We develop a plan to approach the problem. Design prototypes/systems to solve the problem. Evaluate the effectiveness of the prototype/system at solving the problem.
Modify or refine.
are ways of trying to find the answer to a question
about the world. We begin with an hypothesis or prediction. We test our hypothesis by experimenting or observing. We collect and record results from our experiments. The results are interpreted/analysed and a conclusion is drawn by comparing the results with our hypothesis/prediction.
If our hypothesis does not agree with the results we make a new one.