Exhibit Design and Evaluation
For an in-person Exhibition
(see below for a virtual Exhibition)
The exhibit must not exceed
dimensions of 61 cm
(24") deep and 107 cm (40") wide. Build the
exhibit no higher than 152
cm (60"). No overhang is allowed. If the
scientific display exceeds
the height limit, use photographs or other
electronic means to show
what has been done. No part
of the project may be placed on the floor.
• Construct your own exhibit; teachers and
parents are to provide only
the necessary guidance, encouragement, and
• Have a purpose and hypothesis for your
project; they must apply to a
definite scientific question. The reason for
doing a research project
is to make a significant contribution to the
body of scientific
knowledge or to solve a problem.
• Keep the title of your project
brief, captivating, and
prominently visible on the exhibit. It may
contain no more than 45
characters, including spaces. Titles in excess
of 45 characters will be
shortened to fit into available space on the
• Make lettering neat and uncluttered. Make sure
all words are spelled
Determine the best way to present the research.
The presentation may
include graphs, charts, posters, computer
programs, and, ONLY
IF YOUR PROJECT IS A DESIGN PROJECT, a
demonstration of the
apparatus and other components, provided the
demonstration can be
confined to your tabletop area and passes the
safety inspection. A brief video of your
device can be used. Attach
a copy of your Abstract, Safety Sheet, and
necessary) to the front
of your display board. PowerPoint
presentations should be
used for virtual Exhibitions.
• Be well versed in as many aspects of the
project as possible.
• Be enthusiastic about the project.
• Prepare not only for direct questions
pertinent to the research but
also for related questions.
For a virtual Exhibition
Create a PowerPoint that includes your research
paper, photos or videos of your research and