xxbrittxx
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I have a question...

Postby xxbrittxx » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:22 pm

I have an idea for a question starter for my project. My question is 'Which type of building construction is safest for firefighters to fight fires in?'. I'm not sure how "scientific" my project would be. I would like to know if this is a question that would be acceptable for a science fair project.

Note: I have taken class on building construction at fire school.

Thank-you for helping me with my dilemma.

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Postby tdaly » Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:33 pm

Your project can be as scientific as you make it. You need to decide how you are going to measure the safety of a building. The main thing that makes a project scientific is that it measures something quantitatively. As long as you can decide how and what to measure, your project will be scientific enough for a science fair project.

The other thing that makes a good science project is that you have controls. That means that everything in each of your experiments is the EXACT SAME except for the shape of the building.
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Postby xxbrittxx » Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:36 pm

Thank-you! That helps. :D
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