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Real science fairs can be great fun, but there's nothing wrong with a virtual science fair, and in the case of the Canada Virtual Science Fair, there's so much that's right. Started in 1999, the Virtual Science Fair is an annual online science and technology contest open to all Canadian students in grades K-12. While non-Canadians aren't eligible to participate, everyone can benefit from the tremendous science education resources on the site. First off, visitors will want to learn about the past winning projects by clicking on the "All Projects" section on the site. Visitors to this section will learn about each project, their team, and so on. Along the right side of the homepage visitors can view the "Special Awards" area. Here they will find information about interesting projects that include "Harvesting Our Nature's Gas Station", "Ice: A Slippery Topic", and "River Pollutants Effect on River Bacteria". Additionally, visitors should be sure to check out their weblog and their online forum.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Natural History
  • Science > Physics
  • Science > Technology
  • Education > General

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    Science -- Biological and life sciences,Science -- General science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115225006T,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Chemistry,Science -- Technology,Science,Science -- Chemistry,Science -- Informal education,Science -- Physics,Science -- Natural history,Education,Technology,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,History/Policy/Law,Science -- Biology,Physics,Geoscience,NSDL

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