Marion Area Science &
Our principal sponsors for 2013:
Wm. Kay Davis Foundation
Brian and Rosalie McEnnis
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Science Buddies is a non-profit organization focused on providing free science fair ideas, answers, and tools for students in grades K-12. Their online resources have been integrated into the NSTA's SciLinks program.
Go to their website http://www.sciencebuddies.org and make use of the resources:
The Society for Science & the Public has a Rules Wizard that can help you determine the forms and approvals that you will need to compete at North Central District Science Day and the Marion Area Science & Engineering Fair.
Science Day Guide
The Ohio Academy of Science has published Science Day Guide by Joanne Zinser Mann, and has made the guide available as a pdf file.
The guide may be downloaded from
or from the website of The Ohio Academy of Science at
What do parents need to know about science fair projects? Deb Bogard of the Delaware City Schools has produced a short parent handbook: A Parent Introduction To Science Fair Projects.
Here are versions of the handbook in pdf and Word formats:
Links to Other Resources
There are many websites that offer ideas and help for science fair projects. The page Marketing Your Science Fair Project includes a collection of links to several of these websites. (Thanks to Danielle, a student at Colonial Elementary School in Colorado, for recommending this.)
Web site designed and developed August 2002
This page updated March 22, 2013