Staying Organized With a Schedule
This may be the first time you have attempted a long range project so it is very
important to prepare a schedule and stay organized. Science fair projects often
require several weeks for completion. For that reason organizational meetings
are often set up months before the actual fair. Don't let a due date that is
many weeks away throw your planning off; there are many things to do. Here is a
suggested schedule that provides ample time to complete all phases of the
CHECK WEEKS WHAT YOU SHOULD BE DOING
[ ] 1 - 2 Identify your topic and establish a purpose.
[ ] 3 - 4 Use the library to research your topic.
[ ] 3 - 4 Plan experiment and collect supplies.
[ ] 5 - 6 Conduct experiment and collect data/results.
[ ] 7 Analyze results and establish conclusion.
[ ] 8 Write the research paper and abstract.
[ ] 9 - 10 Build your display and practice presentation.
Adapted from: How to Prepare a Science Project
[United Learning 1993]
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