Science Fair

The Mendocino County Science Fair provides opportunities for students grade 3-12 to showcase their science projects on various topics ranging from life sciences, physical sciences, earth and space sciences, and engineering. The top ten projects from grades 6-12 have the opportunity to compete at the state level.


March 14, 2020
Location: Mendocino College Gym

All Districts & School Fairs need to be completed by February 21, 2020.
Student Project Registration will be due by February 28, 2020.

Mendocino County Student Science Project Handbook 

2020 Student Handbook: click here.

Mendocino County Science Fair Coordinators’ Handbook 

2020 Coordinators’ Handbook: click here. 

Parent and Community Participation 

To volunteer, click here.
To judge, click here.

Rubrics and Forms

Science Fair Rubrics: click here

Science Research Fair Forms: click here.

  • Sample Student Interview Questions
  • Technology Use for Log Book
  • Animal Proposal Certificate (Form 1) 
  • Completion Certificate for all Projects Involving Animals (Form 2)
  • Participant Informed Consent–for human subjects (Form 3)
  • Certification of Compliance of Research Involving Human Subjects (Form 4)
  • Human and Vertebrate Animal Tissue Samples (Form 5)
  • Student or Parent/Guardian Publicity Authorization and Release
  • Sample Letters for Districts


Inland Office

Theresa House, E-Learning Specialist

Educational Technology

Phone: (707) 467-5110