(Click here if you need to see the format for a grade 6-12 project report.)
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NOTE: Your paper is due one week before the GPHSF. Check here in January for instructions about submitting your paper.
It is important to have a written explanation of your experiment for others to read, even if it's just one page long. (A parent may write this summary from a young child's dictation.)
Although there is no set format for a K to 5 paper, all of the following should be included:
Most K to 5 participants write just a one- or two-sentence answer to each question. (Some fourth and fifth graders sometimes submit "hybrid" reports mandated by their parents -- more complex than this, but not quite everything expected of a sixth grader.) Also, some elementary students submit computer-generated reports, while others hand-write them, both of which are acceptable, but remember that judges must be able to read it; please make it as neat as possible.
Note: Some fourth and fifth graders are eligible for their county science fairs. Such students who plan to compete at the county level should follow guidelines for grades 6 to 12.
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