US Regional Symposia- Student Resources
"There is no need to be nervous because everyone is here to support one another as we all learn something new." - 2017 SRS Participant
Are you getting ready to present at the SRS? At the SRS you will present your research through a poster presentation. You will discuss your research with both scientist reviewers and your peers. You will also get a chance to talk to other students about their research and provide them with feedback. Follow this link to see the peer and reviewer feedback forms.
For a suggested timeline for completing your project in time for the SRS, see the GLOBE Research Project Planning Guide.
Check out the links below for information on steps in the scientific process, creating and printing posters, and giving a presentation.
Scientific Process Resources:
- Steps in the Scientific Process
- What Makes a Good Research Question?
- Guide To Asking Questions
- Visualize GLOBE Data (link and tutorials)
- Data Access Tool
Creating and Printing Posters:
Poster Templates These are great starting places when you begin to design your poster!
GLOBE Poster Template PowerPoint - (note: this includes the high school elements, modify as needed for middle school and primary school)
- How to Create a Student Research Report | En Español - describes the components of a research poster.
- 12 tips on making a poster
- Tips for building a poster using Powerpoint - some great tips on choosing what is important to include and how to format a poster so it is easy to read and tells your story.
- Printing your poster - Last minute checks before you print
Giving a Research Presentation:
At the SRS, you will have 10 to 15 minutes to discuss your research with a scientist reviewer, with time during or after for questions. You will get the chance to talk to 2 or more reviewers, as well as time to discuss your research with your peers. Below are resources to help you prepare for your presentation.