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Why Participate in a Science Competition

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.

Science Buddies has additional resources to teach you more about science competitions and the benefits of completing a science fair project:

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Science Fair Project Guide

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.

Advanced Project Guide

Science Buddies' Advanced Project Guide takes you beyond the school science fair and helps you prepare for top science competitions.

Advanced Science Competitions

Learn more about top high school science competitions, such as the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the Siemens Competition, and others.
Free science fair projects.