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Science Fair Timeline

September 15: Begin developing research question and title for project

October 1: Get teacher approval for your project

October 2: Project implementation (at home)

October 7: See Backboard Template from Google classroom, class webpage, or below

November 1: Project Complete; complete the presentation

November 15: Use ISEF 17 category link to complete the abstract form

December: After Individual School Fair, complete the Tidewater Application

December 14: Students submit Abstracts to teachers

December 14: Tidewater Science Fair application and appropriate ISEF forms submitted to teachers

January 3: Teachers will verify names for the science fair program

January 26: Backboards must be turned in to teachers

January 26: Newport News Science, Technology, and Engineering Fair - Heritage High School

February 28: TSEF Backboards should be completed - see sample below

March 9: Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair (TSEF) - Old Dominion University


Science Fair Backboard template