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Science Fair Research at UCR

Science Fair Research at UCR

The UCR Libraries maintain a limited collection of materials related to science fairs that are suitable for elementary and high-school aged students. More information on science fairs and project ideas may be obtained from your public library or from your science teacher.

The library codes are as follows
EducServ=
Educational Services, 2nd floor, Rivera Library (Rivera is located near clock tower)
Juv= Located in EducServ collection, denotes a younger audience
Science= Science Library, located across from parking lots 10 and 13
Ref=the book is in that library's reference collectionó
Please note that reference books can only be used in the library;

Before You Begin--Planning Materials
Nuts & Bolts: A Matter of Fact Guide to Science Fair Projects. 1980.
EducServ Juv Q105.A1 V36 1980
So You Want to Do a Science Project!. 1986.
EducServ Juv Q182.3 .B44 1986
The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects. 1991.
Science Ref Q182.3 .B63 1991
Science Q182.3 .B63 1991

The Young Scientist's Guide to Successful Science Projects. 1990.
EducServ Juv Q182.3 .M37 1990
The Complete Guide to Science-Fair Competition. 1972.
Science Q105.A1 S76

Project Ideas
700 Science Experiments for Everyone. 1964.
Science Ref Q182 .U473 1964
EducServ Juv Q182 .U473 1964

Entomology: High-School Science Fair Projects. 1994.
Science Ref QL468.5 .D36 1994

Insect Biology: 49 Science Fair Projects. 1992.
Science Ref QL468.5 .D37 1992
EducServ Juv QL468.5 .D37 1992

Janice VanCleave's guide to the best science fair projects
Science Ref Q182.3 .J36 1997

Science Experiments on File: Experiments, Demonstrations and Projects for School and Home. 1989.
Science Ref Q182.3 .S33 1989 Permanent Reserve--ask at circulation
Science Ref Q182.3 .S33 1989

More Science Experiments on File: Experiments, Demonstrations and Projects for School and Home. 1991.
Science Ref Q182.3 .M37 1990

Science Experiments Index for Young People, Update '91. 1992.
Science Ref Q182.3 .P735 1992

Science Experiments and Projects Index. 1994.
Science Ref Q164.S37 1994

Science Experiments You Can Eat. 1994.
EducServ Juv Q164 .C53 1994

Science Projects for Young People. 1986.
EducServ Juv Q163 .B345 1986

Science Toolbox. 1993.
EducServ Juv Q164 .S75 1994

Space Science. 1986.
EducServ Juv QB500.264 .M36 1986

The Thomas Edison Book of Easy and Incredible Experiments. 1988.
Science Q182.3 .T478 1988
Science Ref Q182.3 .T478 1988

This index is also useful to get scientific background on topics for science fairs:

S
cience Fair Project Index, 1973-1980. 1983.
Science Ref Q182.3 .S34 1975 Suppl.

Science Fair Project Index, 1981-1984. 1986.
Science Ref Q182.3 .S34 1975 Suppl. 2 

Finding Books and Journal Articles

Books - Use Scotty
Articles - Use Academic Search Complete 

Last modified: 8/17/2010 9:27 AM by M. Potter

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