Science Fair Resources

Find Books on Your Topic

Click here for a guide to a few of the books available at the Licking County Library to help you with your science fair project.  To find additional titles, click on the Check Our Catalog link and search under the subjects "science projects - juvenile literature" or "science experiments - juvenile literature."    

Online Indexes to Science Fair Projects

Search the Akron-Summit County Public Library Science Fair Index for a book title containing your experiment, and then check our online catalog to see if the book is available at the Licking County Library.

Find Magazine Articles About Your Topic

Licking County Library databases may be accessed at library Internet workstations or from home. A LCL library card is required. Here are several databases that can help you research a science project:  

Facts on File's Science Online:
Includes encyclopedia articles, biographies, illustrations, dictionary terms, study guides.

Science Reference Center

A comprehensive database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.
Worldbook Encyclopedia

The complete Worldbook Encyclopedia is available online, including Worldbook Kids Edition for elementary school students.   

What Tree is It?

What's That Snake?

What's the Point?


Science Fair Web Sites

Homework Spot Science Fair Page
Project ideas arranged by grade level and subject.

Science Buddies
Great site with over 700 project ideas and a step-by-step guide.

Science Fair Central
"A comprehensive guide to creating your science fair project" with questions & answers to 300 science fair questions from Janice VanCleave and an online Science Fair Handbook. 

pl2 Science Fair Project Resource Guide
An annotated list of web resources for science fair projects from the Internet Public Library.  
Portal to U.S. government science agencies.

Spike's Science Fair Projects
Over 400 science fair projects for teachers and students to browse or download.