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Introduction This year, in place of your Student Research Project (SRP), you will be participating in the first Meriden Science Fair. Participation in the Science Fair is compulsory for Year 8 and 9 students, and optional for Year 10 students (although highly recommended if you are planning to study a Science in Year 11 and 12!). This manual contains lots of information about the Science Fair, including: * Project types * Project ideas * Marking guidelines * Prizes * Rules You should read it carefully, and be sure to ask your Science teacher or one of the Science Captains if you are unsure about any aspect of the fair. So… What is a Science Fair? Firstly, and perhaps most importantly, the Science Fair is an opportunity for you to explore an aspect of science that interests you. While everyone will complete a project (and submit it for marking), the best projects from each year will be selected to be presented at the Meriden Science Fair (more details about this later). If your project is selected for the Science Fair, you will be able to show off your project to your parents, friends, teachers and guest judges. Prizes and certificates will be awarded by the guest judges. Your Science Fair project will also allow you to apply the skills that you are learning in Science, and to develop those skills in an activity over an extended period of time. You will develop skills in the areas of: * Time management * Keeping a journal/log book * Research * Recording and analysis of data These are not only important skills in Science, but are transferable to many other subjects. Project Categories All Science Fair projects must fall into one of four project categories. These categories are: 1. Experiments Experiments are investigations done for the purpose of testing a scientific hypothesis. You would need to

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