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decide to be in a science fair, you must consider your
presentation as important as any other part of your
project. Practice will make the difference in how well
you present yourself to the judges.
is a step-by-step approach to constructing your presentation:
yourself. "Hello, my name is _____________."
the title of your project. "The title of my
the purpose of your project. "The purpose of my
the judges how you got interested in this topic.
your procedure. "The procedure I followed
your results. If you have charts, graphs, or a
notebook, show them to the judges and explain them.
If results are shown on your backboard, point them
your conclusions. Explain what you have
proven. If you think that you had some problems or
error in your experiments, don't be afraid to admit these.
the judges what you might do in the future to continue
your experimentation. What would you have done
differently if you were to do the project again.
what importance is your project to the world?
Explain any applications of your study.
you have any questions?" If you do not know the
answer to a judge's question, then say, "I'm sorry,
I don't know the answer, but I think the answer
is___________." Do not "fake"
like you truly know an answer when you really don't.
If a judge is asking a question, then he / she most likely
knows the real answer.
Tips For Presenting
science fairs limit the amount of time for your
presentation. Therefore, it is very important to use
that time well. You will want to impress your judges
with your project, your knowledge, and your enthusiasm.
All people are affected in one way or another by the way we
look, the way we talk, and the way we act. Adults are
usually impressed with good manners and nice cloths.
Here are some tips:
your best clothes. Really dress up.
up straight on both feet when a judge approaches your
project. Don't sway from foot to foot.
to the side of your exhibit so the judge can get a good
look at your project.
straight into the eyes of your judges. Pay attention
to each of your judges.
the judges involved in your project. Let them hold
your research paper, notebook, or apparatus. Point
out charts, graphs, and photos.
NOT CHEW GUM OR CANDY!
loudly enough to be heard by all of your judges.
Remember some of them are "OLD" and hard of