Science & Engineering Project Information


Resources - Science and Engineering Projects

2014-2015 Science and Engineering Fair Official Rules and Forms
Declare that you will complete a science project this year (by 9/15)   Academic Research Declaration Form
Register your science project  (by 9/24)   Science Project Registration Form
What to do on the day before and the day of Science Fair   Science Fair Q&A
Instructions on how to register and upload your project   Instructions Pending
Official International Science and Engineering Fair Rules Wizard   Rules and Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions about the Rules and Guidelines   Rules FAQs
Category and Subcategory Descriptions   Categories
ISEF Official Approval Forms/Rules/Guidelines   ISEF Forms
Science Competition Flow Chart - Regional and Beyond   Flow Chart
Regional Competition Website   Regional Website
ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair   State Science Fair
Texas Junior Academy of Sciences   TJAS
Texas Junior Science & Humanities Symposium   TJSHS

Science and Engineering Fair Deadlines
Academic Research Declaration Deadline   9/15
SEA / John Jay Science and Engineering Fair Registration CLOSES   9/24
Data Submission (via S-Files)   11/3
Initial Project Submission (via   11/18
Boards due    12/4
SEA Science and Engineering Fair (10am - 1pm)   12/6
Awards Ceremony in the cafeteria (6:00 - 8:00pm)   12/9
Final Project Submission (via S-Files)   12/15
Teacher Evaluation Rubrics
(to be used for feedback during project planning and implementation)
Rubric Downloads: Evaluated by: Suggested Window of Completion:
Introduction & Bibliography Social Studies Teacher September 15 - September 26
Research Plan Science Teacher September 29 - October 10
Data Analysis Math Teacher October 27 - November 7
Research Paper English Teacher October 27 - November 7
Abstract Science Teacher November 3 - November 14

Science Project Help
Helpful Downloads: Description:
Approval Procedures An basic overview of research approval procedures
Board Layout Science fair presentation board guidelines and hints
Research Paper Components of a research paper


Science and Engineering Fair Information
Helpful Downloads: Description:
Regional Guidelines ARASE Guidelines for Citing References on Science Projects
Judges' Agenda Agenda for the Science and Engineering Fair
Judging Considerations Description of criteria used at the school Science and Engineering Fair
Judges' Questions Suggested questions for Science and Engineering Fair judges