Senior Science Fair Categories BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES The study of human and animal behavior, social and community relationships - psychology, sociology, anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, linguistics, learning, perception, urban problems, reading problems, public opinions, surveys, educational testing, etc BOTANY The study of plants - agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, forestry, plant taxonomy, plant physiology, plant pathology, plant genetics, hydroponics. algae, etc. CHEMISTRY The study of the nature and composition of matter and the laws that govern it - Physical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials, plastics, fuels, pesticides, metallurgy, soil chemistry, etc. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE The study of Earth processes, meteorology, astronomy, geology, mineralogy, physiography, oceanography, climatology, speleology, seismology, geography, etc Energy and Transportation Study of the energy and transporation. Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering, Aerodynamics, Alternative Fuels, Fossil Fuel Energy, Vehicle Development, Renewable Energies, etc. ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE Engineering is the development of technology applying scientific principles to manufacturing and practical uses - civil, mechanical, chemical, electrical, environmental, etc. Computer science is the study and development of software or hardware including networking and the Internet ENVIRONMENTAL The study of various pollution sources such as air, water, land, thermal, sound, and their and control and/or elimination; Ecology Mathematical Sciences The study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols. The deductive study of numbers, geometry, and various abstract constructs, or structures. MEDICINE AND HEALTH The study of diseases and health of humans and animals - dentistry, pharmacology, pathology, ophthalmology, nutrition, sanitation, pediatrics, gerontology, neonatology, dermatology, allergies, speech, hearing, etc. MICROBIOLOGY The study of the biology of various microorganisms bacteriology, virology, protozoology, fungi, bacterial genetics, yeast, etc. Please remember no cultures may be displayed at the science fair. PHYSICS Physics is the study of the laws governing energy and the effect of energy on matter - optics, acoustics, fluid and gas dynamics, thermodynamics, magnetism etc ZOOLOGY The study of animals - animal genetics, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology, entomology, animal ecology, paleontology, cellular physiology, animal husbandry, histology, animal physiology, studies of invertebrates, etc. Please remember to follow all ISEF rules pertaining to this area. Also note that no animals may be displayed at the fair.