Social Studies Fair Resources
1. Download the Muscogee County Social Studies Handbook. Become familiar with the contents. This is your "go-to" when you have a question.
**page 16-project checklist (print this and use it as a guide)
**pages 17-18-judges scoring sheet (review this before submitting your project)
2. Print this schedule for due dates.
ACMS Social Studies Fair Project Due Dates & Help Dates-clink the link below
DEVELOP A RESEARCH QUESTION: due by Aug. 20
Refer to pages 4-6 of the Muscogee County Social Studies Handbook.
Develop a research question.
Determine into which category your research question can be entered. This information is on page 4-6 with detailed descriptions.
Quick List of Project Categories
- Political Science
- Sociology/Social Psychology
CREATE YOUR NOTECARDS FOR RESEARCH:
Bib/Source Card VideoLink
Examples of Bib Cards
Resources on how to properly complete your MLA bibliography & citations
Easy Bib Link
REMEMBER! SOURCE cards are not the same as notecards. Your child may have a different number of sources than a child working on another project. The notecards will each contain bits of relevant info from each source. You may have a large number of notecards from one source card.
Children are required to have at least three sources total for the entirety of the project.
CREATE AN OUTLINE: This is a step for YOU. It will not be graded.
Organize your notes for your paper
PAPER TEMPLATE: You must use this template for rough and final drafts.
TRIBOARD REQUIREMENTS: Triboards must follow all guidelines for content and size.
Use the handbook:
See page 2, #2 for dimensions
See page 2, #7 for required info on the board
POWERPOINT INFORMATIONAL: A quick referene PPT describing each phase of the project
The syllabus page shows a table-oriented view of the course schedule, and the basics of course grading. You can add any other comments, notes, or thoughts you have about the course structure, course policies or anything else.
To add some comments, click the "Edit" link at the top.