High School ProgramHigh school students in the school district participate in the CREST-Jane Goodall Science Symposium (CJGSS), a competitive fair that qualifies students for advanced high school competitions, including Northwest Science Expo (NWSE) and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Students compete for category awards, scholarships, cash prizes and special awards.
High School Project Guide
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- Topic Selection
- What Makes a Great Science Lab Book?
- Science Fair Tips for Success
- ISEF Project--Your Adult Sponsor
Writing the Research Plan
- Framing Your Thinking: The Project Precis
- Your Project Question
- Category Descriptions (more information)
- Finding and Accessing Science Research Papers
- How to Read a Scientific Paper
- Background Research Plan Worksheet
- How to Format Your Bibliography
- Bibliography Worksheet
- Variables in Your Science Fair Project
- A Strong Hypothesis
- Experimental Procedure
- How to Increase Ability of Experiment to Measure an Effect
- Advanced Experimental Design
- Research Plan Instructions
- Google Classroom: Joining and Uploading Assignments
- Human Subjects Research Risk Assessment
- Vertebrate Animals Research Risk Assessment
- Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Risk Assessment
- Engineering/Programming Project Tips
Pulling Together Resources
Running Your Experiment
Presenting Your Project
The 2019 Symposium is on Monday-Tuesday, March 4-5, 2019. Set up your display March 2 or 3, 2019, at Wilsonville HS, between 3-5 p.m.
- How to Write an Abstract
- Good Abstract, Bad Abstract
- Science Fair Project Abstract Example
- ISEF Project Board Do's & Don'ts
- How to Create Your Display Board (some examples here show an Abstract on the board, but this is not allowed at ISEF. Instead, include a concise introduction to the background and problem/question you are addressing in your project.
- Data Presentation Tips
- Judging At The Fair--ISEF
- Science Fair Judging--Science Buddies