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How to do a science fair project

In this video series, a California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist, engineer and educator team up to help students learn how to observe the world around them and ask questions about the things they observe. Students will learn how to take those observations and turn them into a successful science fair project.

Step 1: Get Your Idea and Do Some Research


Step 2: Ask a Testable Question


Step 3: Design and Conduct Your Experiment


Step 4: Examine Your Results


Step 5: Communicate Your Experiment and Results

Kids should be allowed to break stuff more often. That's a consequence of exploration. Exploration is what you do when you don't know what you're doing.

Neil deGrasse Tyson