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Understanding Project "Difficulty"

Science Buddies ranks each project within one of three categories of difficulty:

For each category, there are three additional ranges of difficulty:

What Number Is Right for You?

The correct level of difficulty depends on a number of things:

  • Your grade in school
  • How many science and math classes you have taken
  • How well you do in science and math
  • How much help you can get from teachers, parents, and friends

For an average student, the following table is a good guideline: