Posted by: montclairlibrary | March 10, 2014

Science Fair Time

14 Science Fair Project Books Available at the Montclair Library

‘Tis the season for school science fairs — if you’re still looking for project ideas, here are some books at the Montclair Library that can help:

Last-minute Science Fair Projects: When Your Bunsen’s Not Burning but the Clock’s Really Ticking by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen (J 507.8 BARDHAN)

Prize-Winning Science Fair Projects for Curious Kids by Joe Rhatigan & Rain Newcomb (J 507.8 RHATIGAN)

Everything You Need to Know for Simple Science Fair Projects: Grades 3-5 by Bob Friedhoffer (J 507.8 FRIEDHOFF)

Plant and Animal Science Fair Projects: Using Beetles, Weeds, Seeds, and More by Yael Calhoun (J 570.78 CALHOUN)

Cell and Microbe Science Fair Projects Using Microscopes, Mold, and More by Kenneth G. Rainis (J 571.60078 RAINIS)

Genetics and Evolution Science Fair Projects Using Skeletons, Cereal, Earthworms, and More by Robert Gardner (J 576.078 GARDNER)

100 Amazing Award-Winning Science Fair Projects by Glen Vecchione (J 507.8 VECCHIONE)

Scientific American Great Science Fair Projects by Scientific American and Marc Alan Rosner (J 507.8 SCIENTIFIC)

Yikes! Wow! Yuck!: Fun Experiments for Your First Science Fair by Elizabeth Snoke Harris (J 507.8 HARRIS)

Science Fair Projects Investigating Earthworms by Lloyd H. Barrow (J 592.64 BARROW)

Janice VanCleave’s Electricity: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave (J 537.078 VANCLEAVE)

Janice VanCleave’s Weather: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave (J 551.5078 VanCLEAVE)

Janice VanCleave’s Rocks and Minerals: Mind-Boggling Experiments You Can Turn into Science Fair Projects by Janice VanCleave (J 552.0078 VanCLEAVE)

The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists by Ken Denmead (not available at OPL, but worth tracking down through LinkPlus)

And if you need some comic relief after all that science fair prep, check out one of the many juvenile fiction or picture book titles inspired by science fairs, like Mac Barnett’s Oh No!, or, How My Science Project Destroyed the World.


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