SAVE THE DATE – WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
What you need to know:
- All students must complete a project for class grade
- All participants will be provided with a display board – no need for parents to buy one!
- Top project from each academic family will go to the OUSD Science Fair, May 18th and receive a custom certificate, medal and ribbon
- Ribbons for other categories will be presented at the school fair
- Students will form teams and begin research to select a project before Spring Break.
- Students may work alone, in pairs or groups of three with peers from their class period.
- 7th and 8th grade projects will be assigned in Google Classroom, and the document will be shared so that research and writing can happen online without group members needing to be in the same place, and readily available from any computer.
- Class time will be given during April for building models and conducting experiments, but some of the writing and presentation planning may have to happen out of class.
- When students submit their project, teacher will identify which materials will be provided and which will need to be purchased by the student.
- Student classroom presentations can be a done as a talk, powerpoint, prezi, powtoons, imovie with voiceover, or any media the students are most comfortable using.
- The school does not have the capacity to print photos for student display boards, but teachers can advise students about the best way to prepare their display.
Jeri Schneider Johnstone
Science Dept. Head