Science Fair


    Harnett County Schools Science Packet

    HARNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS Science Fair Schedule of Events 2020-2021 School Year

    Science Fair

    HARNETT COUNTY SCIENCE FAIR DATE Thursday, January 28, 2021
    STAR Academy Gymnasium
    6:00 PM


    Individual School Fair Schedule
    November 1, 2020 – January 18, 2021
    All individual school fairs may be held no later than January 18, 2021
    All entry forms are due to Ms. Cindy Wood, no later than January 22, 2021

    Phone: 910-893-8151

    STAR Gymnasium
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – School Science Fair Coordinators check individual school entries. 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Orientation for judges and judging of events

    HARNETT COUNTY SCIENCE FAIR Thursday, January 28, 2021
    STAR Gymnasium
    6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Exhibits open to the public 7:00 PM – Awards Ceremony


    UNC Pembroke

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    Exhibits may be set up for the Harnett County Science Fair in the STAR AcademyFGaxy:m9n10a-s8i9u3-m5816 on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
    Elementary Division: Grades 3 – 5 (Judged by grade level)
    Junior Division: Grades 6 – 8

    Categories: Biological Science A • Biological Science B • Chemistry • Earth/Environmental Science • Physics • Technology, Engineering.

    Science Fair Ideas & Helpful Websites 

    1. California State Science Fair: Read about this science fair which has been going on since 1952! You can learn how to enter, get help with your own project, or see a directory of past projects. 

    2. Science Buddies: Use the topic selection wizard to help you figure out what science projects interest you most. Once you have a topic, get help doing research, setting up the experiments, and completing them. 

    3. Science Fair Central: Includes cool project ideas, a science fair handbook, reviews of students' experiments, and more from Discovery Channel School. 

    4. Science Fair Project Resource Guide: Samples, ideas, magazines, resources, and more. Includes a list of sites that explain the Scientific Method. 

    5. What Makes a Good Science Fair Project?: Short guide written by a group of experienced judges for the California State Science Fair.

     Please review the Science Fair Packet, if you have any questions please contact your child’s teacher at LaFayette Elementary School 919-552-4353.