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2024 Science Fair

Boght Hills 13th Annual

Dates: Thursday, February 8 (Snow date, Wednesday February 28th, if needed)
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM (set-up at 6:10 PM)
Place: Boght Hills Cafeteria & Gymnasium


All participants must complete an online registration by Friday January 26, 2024 by going to

Optional competitive judging:

This year we will be having some OPTIONAL competitive judging.  The categories for judging are:
1. Most Innovative - this is the project that is the most unique, unusual or showing the best engineering in a project
2. Most Artistic - this award is for the best display of a science project
3. Earth Friendly - the best project that shows learning and caring about the environment

NOTE: Only 1 trophy will be awarded to each winning project. There are 2 trophies in each category for a total of 6 trophies for the entire event.

Scoring judges will use for competitive tracks (50 points each):

    Most Innovative:
  • 0 to 10 points: Unique, uncommon and/or creative topic
  • 0 to 10 points: Use of innovative or unusual materials in the display to prove your hypothesis
  • 0 to 10 points: Proving your hypothesis through innovative data collection
  • 0 to 10 points: Having a clear hypothesis
  • 0 to 10 points: Proving your hypothesis using the Scientific Method
    Most Artistic:
  • 0 to 10 points: Use of colors, textures or other visual aids to draw attention to important points
  • 0 to 10 points: Telling your story using art that is unwritten
  • 0 to 10 points: Having a large variety of colors that are visually appealing
  • 0 to 10 points: Having a clear hypothesis
  • 0 to 10 points: Proving your hypothesis using the Scientific Method
    Earth Friendly:
  • 0 to 10 points: Ability of the explored principle to improve the environment
  • 0 to 10 points: Ease of implementation for Boght Hills families - while having impact
  • 0 to 10 points: Ability to scale the observed principle to a large community
  • 0 to 10 points: Having a clear hypothesis
  • 0 to 10 points: Proving your hypothesis using the Scientific Method


  • Types of projects:
        1) Experiment or Investigation
        2) Model or Demonstration
        3) Display a collection of natural objects

  • Students will work on projects at home and will need to supply all materials to complete the project - NOTE: No power, water or other resources will be provided by the PTA or made available by the school

  • Projects must be described and approved by the Science Fair team prior to participating in the event. The Science Fair team will respond to your registration with approval or questions.

  • Dangerous materials—slime, hazardous chemicals, open flames, bacteria, explosives, fungus, bodily fluids and live animals—will NOT be allowed

  • All projects MUST be self-contained and may not cause anything to fall on the table or floor.

Participation Guidelines:

  1. Do Your Research! You can use books or websites to find out information about your topic.

  2. Prepare for Your Project! Collect all the materials you will need to complete your experiment, demonstration or collection. Some projects take longer than others so be sure to give yourself enough time.

  3. Do Your Project! While you do your experiment, make your model, or collect your objects, be sure to take notes and maybe pictures that you can use to share your work at the Science Fair.

  4. Prepare Your Display Board! Your project display board (36” x 48” tri-fold) must include title, name(s) and a detailed explanation of your work. You can use pictures, drawings, charts and graphs. The example below is just a guideline.

  5. Be creative and have fun with it!