In the "What's in It For Me?" video from the Archimedes Initiative, science fair students talk about the educational and personal rewards of participating in science competitions.
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From coming up with a strong hypothesis to performing your tests to setting up your display board, our Project Guide is a step-by-step resource for participating in a science fair.
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