Grades K-5 Registration & Information

Registration opens Monday, January 16 and closes Friday, March 17.

General Guidelines:

  • All students must refrain from doing experiments which may be hazardous to themselves, others, or animals.
  • No bacterial growth projects will be allowed for grades K-5.
  • You can submit either a scientific project or an engineering project.
    • Scientific projects must follow the scientific method and test a hypothesis. No displays or demonstration projects, for example, no volcano demonstrations. No materials used in a scientific project will be allowed as part of the student display at the fair.
    • Engineering projects must identify a need or problem to be solved and design a solution that could take the form of a drawing, a model or prototype, or writing or using a program. The solution needs to be part of the student display at the fair.
  • Students may work by themselves or as a team of two (recommended) or three members. If students on the team are in different grade levels, the team will be placed in the highest grade level of the members. When registering as a team, have each team member submit a form and list all members in the team member names box.
  • A student’s project should reflect his/her age and ability level.
  • All projects must be supervised by an adult.

2017 Science Fair Grades K-5 Registration Form

Saturday, March 25, 2017 on the campus of Pacific Lutheran University

Registration is open January 16 through March 17.  If there are questions about the fair or your registration, please contact Steve Colgan at 253-535-7148 or

For grades K-5 this is the only form you need to submit.

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