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Science Fair 2020 - Information

The Science Fair has officially kicked off! Student and at-home expectations increase as the child gets older. Please see the specifics for your child's grade and mark your calendars for October 23! 

The Science Fair is from 4-5 PM on Friday, October 23rd. First Grade will have a parent presentation from 4:00 PM - 4:10 PM and Second Grade will have a parent presentation from 4:10 - 4:20 PM. Please be on time.

Kindergarten - Science Fair will present in March at Parent Night.

First Grade - all activities and experiments take place in class.

Second Grade - all activities and experiments take place in class.
 
*Third Grade - individual experiments and display boards take place at home; work is done in class. Here is a folder with copies of the pages you will use to paste onto your board.

Please read through the packet that is intended for your child's grade level (3rd Grade).  Third Grade Instructions

*Fourth Grade - individual experiments take place at home; the majority of work on display boards and reports (using template) take place at school.

*Fifth Grade - individual experiments take place at home; a balance of time is spent at home and at school on both display boards and reports (using template - if desired). Please note: there is info on making a graph linked below.

*Middle School - individual experiments or scientific studies take place at home; some time is spent at school, but the majority of time is spent at home on both display boards and reports (using template - if desired). Please note: there is info on making a graph linked below.

Please read through the packet that is intended for your child's grade level (4-8th Grade). Fourth-Eighth Grade Instructions

Report Template - must be used by Grade 4; optional, but encouraged for Grades 5- 8. You will be prompted to make a copy for yourself.

*See additional attachments

Please note that in an effort to focus and clarify the process for the individual students and facilitate less stress on children and families as well as promote a student's independence in project completion, we have chosen 10 (per grade) curricularly-related topics from which your child can choose in Grades 3-5.  

This year, we have created online forms for the:

Questions that you should prepare for the presentation are linked below.

Please contact Ms. Clayton with any general questions regarding the Science Fair and contact your child's teacher for specific questions. Thank you!
Contact Sasha Clayton 650-756-4737 sasha.clayton@hilldaleschool.org
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