Please note in 2021 their will be a reduced Virtual fair
Preliminary judging to select exhibits of an appropriate standard for the fair will take place at your school. Unfortunately Covid prevents us from providing judges for your school fairs
Schools will be allocated a maximum number of exhibits which can be submit to the Virtual fair.
Schools must register their intention to enter by Friday the 13th of August. This can be done by contacting Hugh Lensen firstname.lastname@example.org
A link on the front page of the website, open from 24-28th Sept, where students complete an entry form and each student should upload two files ;
After judging schools will receive a spreadsheet with judge’s comments and which exhibits have won awards.
- a video file (no more than 5 minutes) of the student presenting their project and
- a PDF of their logbook including the project script.
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.