Student Resources

Eligibility

Students in grades 7 – 12 are eligible to participate in the LEC Local Science Day and enter their projects for eligibility to advance to their District Day. Students must earn a superior rating to advance to a District Day. Students in lower grade levels are encouraged to enter a project and will have an opportunity to receive feedback on their work from the Science Day judges. Students must complete the LEC Local Science Fair Registration form to be eligible to participate.

Helpful links:

The Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day. You can find more information on the requirements for District and State Science Days. This is a great general resource to visit often!

Topic Selection Wizard. Need help choosing a topic? Start here!

Explanation of Research Plans. https://www.lec.edu/Content/uploads/pdf-logo.gifThis is a handy guide for how to cover all aspects of your research, display, and Science Day preparation.

Science Fair Project Guide. Get all of the basics on the scientific process and how you can apply them to your project!

Society for Science and the Public Student Science Page. This is a great location to find help and additional resources for conducting your experiments.

International Rules for Pre-College Science Research. This is a guide to help you conduct your research safely.