Science Fair

5th Annual Wood Acres Science Fair 

Thursday February 1, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM 

Wood Acres cafeteria/all-purpose room


Register!

Please Register your child.

Create a Project

Creating a science fair project is fun!  Suggested guidelines for your child are below, but we welcome any science project displays. No hazardous or messy materials, or large live demonstrations are allowed in Woodacres! 

  1. Think of an interesting question and how you might answer it. See "Find a project"
  2. Review the "scientific method"
  3. Form a question/prediction (K-1) or problem statement/hypothesis (2-5)
  4. Plan & conduct & write up your experiment(s) K-1 or 2-5.
  5. Review the results of your experiment(s)
  6. Form your answer (K-1) or conclusion (2-5)
  7. Create your presentation board
  8. Rehearse your verbal presentation
Questions? Email Helen.barold@gmail.com

February 1, 2017 Schedule:

  • 6:15 PM: Volunteers arrange tables in all-purpose room 
  • 6:30 PM: Judge training in all-purpose room
  • 6:30-6:45 PM: Students arrive with posters and set them up
  • 6:45-7:45 PM: Judges will review all of the projects; students will present their projects orally to the judges & other attendees.  
  • 7:45-8:00 PM: Student recognition
  • 8:00-8:15 PM: Students pack up project boards and depart
  • 8:30-9:00 PM: Volunteers clean up

Volunteers Needed for Judging 

Do you believe that we should work to inspire kids to understand and enjoy science?  If so, help students experience science by taking a leadership role with the Science Fair Committee!  

Please email Helen.barold@gmail.com if you can help judge or set up.



FAQs


Pictures from 2016, 2015 and 2014 Science Fairs

3rd Annual Wood Acres Science Fair 4-February-2016

To see the photos in full screen, or if you don't see the photos below (they require Flash so will not show on the iPhone or iPad), click this link to view them in Google Picasa: https://picasaweb.google.com/107683867097259580660/1602043rdAnnualScienceFair?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCM63zejQ3_KyVA&feat=directlink


To see the photos in full screen, or if you don't see the photos below (they require Flash so will not show on the iPhone or iPad), click this link to view them in Google Picasa: http://bit.ly/woodacressciencefairphotos2015 or https://picasaweb.google.com/107683867097259580660/1504302ndAnnualPTAScienceFair2015?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCKWi_rWGuL7H1wE&feat=directlink


2nd Annual Wood Acres Science Fair 30-April-2015


1st Annual Wood Acres Science Fair 8-May-2014

To see the photos in full screen, or if you don't see the photos below (they require Flash so will not show on the iPhone or iPad), click this link to view them in Google Picasa: bit.ly/woodacressciencefairphotos2014 or https://picasaweb.google.com/107683867097259580660/140508WoodAcresScienceFair02?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCP7GwZCsgoPeRA&feat=directlink


14.05.08 Wood Acres Science Fair


Congratulations to the students who submitted a completed project!  See photos here.  If you have photos or videos, please send them to photos@woodacresstem.org and our editorial department will arrange for their inclusion in our website's photo album.

See press coverage in the Bethesda Patch.

Start planning for next year!  Click here to register for the 2016 Science Fair!

Write to us with questions at sciencefair@woodacresstem.org

Looking ahead, students who love science take the next step with the County-wide Science Montgomery.