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
Location: Bellevue, WA Eligibility: 9-12th grade students in King and Snohomish Counties
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
Location: Tacoma, WA Eligibility: K-12 students in Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, and Mason Counties
Location: Vancouver, WA Eligibility: 9-12th grade students from Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum Counties
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)