This year my school participated in the national science fair. We got students to look at the theme and first come up with an original proposal. they looked at time lines, feasiblity of the project and then they presented their proposals at the end of the first semester. the best ones were then choosen to actually carry out the project for the fair. Some needed improvement and rethinking and we gave them that opportunity. In the end we got some really original projects that were relevant to our society. The students also enjoyed the experience.