Science & Engineering Project Information


Resources - Science and Engineering Projects

2015-2016 Science and Engineering Fair Official Rules and Forms
Declare that you will complete a science project this year (by 9/11)   Academic Research Declaration Form
Research Plan Due 9/21   Science Project Registration Form
Sponsor Approval Due 9/28 (signature needed)    
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   9/11
Research Plan Due    9/24
Sponsor Approval Due 9/28 (signature needed)   9/28
Set-up/Supplies Submission   10/5
Data Submission (via S-Files)   10/19
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 August 31 - September 11
Research Plan Science Teacher September 8 - October 18
Data Analysis Math Teacher October 5 - October 23
Research Paper English Teacher October 26 - November 6
Abstract Science Teacher November 9 - November 20

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