Science Fair projects don’t have to be daunting! They can be awesome and fun. The Alvin Sherman Library is here to help! Check out one of the books below to perfect your scientific method, get ideas and start experimenting today. And this list is just the beginning… we’ve got many more great books on the shelves and some excellent online resources as well. Check out the STEM Library Guide for ideas, experiments and inspiration to help get you started on your scientific journey!
What's the problem? How to start your scientific investigation
Readers will learn why scientists ask questions and how to develop meaningful questions to help guide their scientific experiments.
What's going to happen? Making your hypothesis
Learn how to construct a hypothesis that can be tested and measured in an experiment.
What's the plan? Designing your experiment.
Learn how to gather materials and create a step-by-step procedure to test a hypothesis.
What's going on? Collecting and recording your data.
Learn how to collect and record data in a journal as well as organize data using charts, graphs and diagrams.
What just happened? Reading results and making inferences.
Learn how to analyze, interpret and communicate the results of the experiment.
What do we know now? Drawing conclusions and answering the question.
Discover some fun and interesting ways to report the results of your experiment.
Crime Scene Science
Crime Scene Science that puts you inside the head, and the toolbox, of modern-day experts in crime solving.
First place science fair projects for inquisitive kids
A lit bit of everything to get your science project exploration off to a great start.
Ace your science fair project
This series offers projects having to do with all areas of STEM.
Master the Scientific Method
Master the scientific method with fun life science projects
Junior scientists explore...
This engaging series is a great first resource for the very youngest of budding scientists.