Nile Academy Research Fair

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Nile Academy Research Fair
A Presentation to Get You Started
Good News…!
We’re having a Research Fair!
Nile Academy Research
Fair…what?
 It’s a competition, duh!
 It’s a chance to explore what you’ve always wanted to
study or know.
 It’s a fun way to escape the boring classroom and
learn independently.
 It’s a great way to prepare you for the future.
So, what am I going to do?
 This is a mandatory, school-wide assignment.
 You will be given a grade of 5% from all four of
your classes: DO A GOOD JOB! That’s a total of 20%
of your total grades!
 You will need to choose a field that you would like
to do a project in: mathematics, science, social
science, or technology/computers.
 You will need to work independently or in pairs.
The GOLDEN Four
1
3
Step 1:
Step 3:
Find a
topic to
research.
Type out
your
report.
4
2
Step 2:
Step 4:
Do the
research
and get
help.
Prepare
your
display
board.
The Research Fair
 You will be judged by a panel of judges.
 You will need to prepare a 5 minute presentation.
 You will have to dressed in uniforms that day.
 You can call your parents to visit your public
viewing.
 There will be tons of medals and awards to go
around.
 There will fun, outdoor activities for half of the day.
What you need to do right
away!
Disciplines
Science
 Teachers: Anthony Senzel, Adam Frook, and Esat
Gokce.
 Project Ideas (do not use; these are samples):
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Choosing the Best Archival Paper
The Effects of Music on Plants
The Best Way to De-Ice Roads
The Effects of Climate Change on Local Maple Trees
Factors Affecting Simple Telescope/Magnifying Glass
Setups
Social Science
 Teachers: Tanya Dimaliwat, Leila Besir, Olivia
Oulton, Jana Tuscher, Naheeda Sayeed, Zeynep and
Aral Belir, and Anastasia Babuskina.
 Project Ideas (do not use; these are samples):
 The Experiences of African Americans in Early
Canadian History (1860-1900s)
 The Deterioration of the Legal Rights of the World
Population
 The Effects of World War II on Global Climate Change
 The Voynich Manuscript and its Mysterious Contents
Social Science, Cont’D
 Analyzing Global Food Distribution Since the 1900s.
 Fallacies in the Canadian Legal System
 New Population Growth Patterns in Developing
Nations
 The Global Economic and Political Structure in the
Coming Century
 Analysis of a Significant Painting, like Guernica
(Pablo Picasso).
Social Science, Cont’D
 The Effects of the English Language on Global
Academic Research.
 How Specific Colors Change Brain Functioning.
 The Effects of Certain Types of Food on Mood.
 Measuring the Reaction Level of Individuals to
Certain Stimuli.
 The Lost Cities of the World and Their Ancient
Significance.
Computers/Technology
 Teacher: Mehmet Saylica
 Project Ideas (do not use; these are samples):
 Developing a More Efficient Optical Storage Medium.
 Creating and Testing a Book Cataloging Robot
System.
 Developing a Computer Program to Predict Cancer
Based on Certain Symptoms.
 Developing a More Efficient Voice Analysis Package.
 Creating an iPhone/Android Game Application
Mathematics
 Teacher: Eyup Ozeler and Halit Ozer
 Project Ideas (do not use; these are samples):
 The Mathematics Behind Shooting Basketballs and
Soccer balls.
 Chain Reaction Mathematics: The Geometry of the
Pappus Chain Theorem.
 Devising New Fractals Using Algorithms.
 Developing a Theory to Predict Bacterial Population
Sizes Based on Food/Energy Theories.
 Analyzing Logic Problems and Paradoxes.
 Exploring Infinities and The Googol.
Good luck!

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