Science Fair Guides

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

    2013 CSRSEF Student and Teacher Guide: A basic overview of the ISEF science fair process from beginning to end

    2013 Teacher Info Session Presentation: Provides an introduction to science fairs in Washington State, an overview of the CSRSEF, forms and registration information; and ways to get involved

    Marlborough High School Science Fair Packet: A customizable, teacher-developed science fair packet that contains grading rubrics, worksheets, and data analysis methods for students and teachers.

    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.

    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.

ISEF-Affiliated Science & Engineering Fairs

Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Location: Bellevue, WA Eligibility: 9-12th grade students in King and Snohomish Counties

Mid-Columbia Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Location: Tri-Cities Area (Kennewick and Richland) Eligibility: 6-12th grade students in Benton, Franklin, South Adams, Walla Walla, and Yakima counties as well as Moses Lake School District

South Sound Regional Science Fair

Location: Tacoma, WA Eligibility: K-12 students in Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, and Mason Counties

Southwest Washington Regional Fair

Location: Vancouver, WA Eligibility: 9-12th grade students from Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum Counties

Washington State Science & Engineering Fair

Location: Bremerton, WA Eligibility: Washington State Students in Grades 1-12

Other Washington State Science and Engineering Competitions

    Washington Homeschool Science & Engineering Fair

    Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

National Science and Engineering Competitions

    Regeneron Science Talent Search  (in 2019 Washington State had a top ten national winner)

    Google Science Fair

    Young Naturalist Awards


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