Science Fairs, Clubs and Student Research

Student presenting

Participating in a school psychology club or creating experiments for a science fair can nurture an interest in psychological science and cultivate an understanding of behavior's role in health, policy and more.

Science Clubs

Psychology Clubs

While psychology classes focus on theories and ideas in psychology, psychology clubs tend to cover their practical application.

Community Service Project Ideas

Sample projects from a real high school psychology club.

Posters and Presentations

Guidelines for Preparing Posters Using PowerPoint™ Presentation Software

Help from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Div. 2) on creating a poster.

Sample PowerPoint Poster Templates

Template 1 (PPT, 131KB)

Template 2 (PPT, 147KB)

Template 3 (PPT, 103KB)

APA's Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) thanks Janie Wilson of Georgia Southern University for providing these templates.

Writing Resources