Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Mentors

Guiding a student through the scientific research process is an important role in student development, understanding, and application of concepts. This page provides some resources we think will help you with this important job! In addition, please email us at if you have questions about the process, our fair, or any other aspect of the State Science Day process (figure below).

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Helpful links

The Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day Teacher Resource Page.  This is a great starting point to educate yourself and prepare for the State Science Day Process.  All of the forms and rules you need are here as well as information on scholarships and other awards that are available as part of State Science Day.

Topic Background Research Form. is a handy way to get your students started on their background research.

Discovery Education Teacher Resource Page.  This is a nice source of free resources for teachers and parents.

Science Buddies Resource Page.  A nice source of resources and general information for parents and teachers.