Resources to help you on your project.
It may be difficult to come up with an idea for your project. To get started, you can ask your parents or teachers for ideas, go to your local library, or do a quick google search on real-world problems. Some other websites to help you find a topic are linked below:
- National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/latest-stories/
- ScienceNews - https://www.sciencenews.org/
- ProCon - http://www.procon.org/
- List of past science fair projects on sciencebuddies - http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/science_project_ideas.php
Developing your project
These resources will help you write an effective paper introducing and describing your project:
- View the Rules: the rules for the 2017 MDJIC contains an outline for the project
- University of Washington: writing a proposal paper - http://depts.washington.edu/pswrite/Handouts/HowtoWriteaPaperProposal.pdf
- Writing an abstract - https://users.ece.cmu.edu/~koopman/essays/abstract.html
- MLA format guide - https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/11/
- Easybib: automatically sites sources - http://www.easybib.com/
Have any questions? Feel free to contact us with questions about your project!