Online Resources

The websites below contain a variety of information about science and engineering fairs; from planning and background research, to putting together a display board.   If you choose to use these resources, please note that the guidelines on these web sites may differ slightly from the EWRSEF guidelines. Be sure to follow only EWRSEF or ISEF guidelines for your project!

International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
Contains the complete Intel ISEF rules and regulations (rules that the EWRSEF follows) as well as resources for writing abstracts and guidelines for finishing a science fair project.

100 Extremely Useful Search Engines for Science
A comprehensive list of science search engines, grouped by discipline.

American Psychological Association Guide to Psychological Research
Provides a guide to Psychological Research as well as mentors for science fair projects.

Archimedes Initiative
The Archimedes Initiative is an effort formed to promote science literacy and increase and is focused around video content involving participants in competitive science fairs.

Energy Quest
The California Energy Commission’s website with ideas for projects, an explanation of what makes a good project, and links to other useful sites.

Internet Public Library’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Science Buddies
Contains project ideas, how-to section, and information on engineering projects.

Science Fair Central
Discovery Channel’s science fair site that includes a handbook and some project ideas.

Science Fair Projects @ NASA
A list of science fair resources, both books and web sites.

Successful Science Fair Projects
Basics of doing a science fair project following the scientific method.