ERIC Number: ED432444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Science Fairs in Elementary School. ERIC Digest.
Balas, Andrea K.
This digest presents a summary discussion of the value of holding science fairs in the elementary school context. Reasons for conducting science fairs for elementary students are discussed in terms of several learning theories. Developmentally appropriate types of elementary science projects are suggested. Goals for elementary school science fairs and a suggested science fair time table are listed. A list of Internet resources related to science fairs is also included. (WRM)
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Learning Theories, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Fairs, Science Process Skills, Science Projects, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Principles
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1080.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.