This is not meant to be a comprehensive list, however if you can answer all
these questions in depth chances are the judging interview will go

  • Explain your project.
  • What was your question/problem?
  • What was your hypothesis?
  • What was your control?
  • What was your variable(s)?
  • How did you test your hypothesis?
  • Show me your project notebook.
  • What were the results of your tests?
  • How did others help you with your project?
  • What is your conclusion?
  • Could you have come up with another conclusion?
  • Did you run into any problems?
  • How would you do your project differently if you did it again?
  • What are your unanswered questions?
  • What did you learn from your project?
  • Did you have fun doing your project?
  • Would you like to continue your project in the future?
  • If you do continue with your project, how would you proceed?
  • How did you come up with your idea?
  • How does your project relate to other research?
  • Does your project have practical applications?
  • Why did you choose to do a science fair project?
  • How much time did you spend on your experiments?