Dinosaur Eggs and Blue Ribbons A Look at Science Fairs, Inside & Out by Barnas G. Monteith


Dinosaur Eggs and Blue Ribbons A Look at Science Fairs, Inside & Out by Barnas G. Monteith

A personal look at science fairs from the varied perspectives of a successful participant, judge, policymaker, and science fair organization leader. Dinosaur Eggs and Blue Ribbons takes young readers on a journey into adventure science as experienced by a young aspiring scientist who turned scientific inspiration into scientific success. The book is full of anecdotes and advice from the world of STEM education and contains practical advice about judging, display boards, and other preparations for the big science fair day. Throughout the text and appendix are examples of original, winning science fair materials as well as links to a wide variety of proprietary online resources which complement the text. In the end, the hardships are all worthwhile when you work alongside some of the top scientists in the field, make groundbreaking discoveries, and win big in the science fair and beyond!

About the Author

Barnas G. Monteith is chair of the Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair and a cofounder of the Curious Minds Initiative for Science Fairs. He is a record-holding science fair winner spanning his middle and high school years, with multiple international science fair wins, including two ISEF 1st Prize Grand Awards. He operates his not-for-profit blog and resource site, www.mistersciencefair.com. He is the author of The Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil and The Harrowing Case of the Hackensack Hacker. He lives in Brockton, Massachusetts.

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150 pages


Barnas G. Monteith
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Publication date

27th March 2015



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