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 Mathematics P=Project   E=Experiment Predicting Soccer Match Results in the English Premier League by using Artificial Neural Networks [E] Determine whether the formula used by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), college football ranking system, placed the most qualified teams in the National Championship game in 2003 and 2004. [E] Determine if odds-makers' predictions about sporting events ere accurate. [E] Determine why baseball teams win more or fewer games than they are expected by the Pythagorean expectation [E] Compare the distance a golf ball could be launched compared to the distance predicted by a mathematical equation. [E] An unbiased college football division 1A ranking system [E] Streaks in baseball: A matter of chance? [E] How do the dimensions of a baseball stadium affect batting statistics. [E] Is there such a thing as streakiness in baseball? [E] Simulated billiard ball paths [E] Food Science Does naturally occurring orange juice have more electrolytes than Vitamin Water or Gatorade? [E] Determine which type of bar (a bar with a high concentration of carbohydrates or protein) will affect my swimming performance the most. [P] Test different energy drinks for cost, immediate effect, long lasting effect and taste. [P] [P] Which foods affect hockey players in positive and negative ways? [P] How do sports drinks affect reaction time? [P] Which drink has the most electrolytes and salts. [E] Physics How to Make the Perfect Shot in Basketball [E] The Effect of Ball Diameter on the Time It Takes to Fall [E] At what slope angle does the mechanical advantage of a bicycle disappear in comparison to running? [E] The Effect of Mass on The Distance a Baseball Travels [P] Why the length of a golf club affects the distance the ball travels. [E] Why balls bounce or fail to bounce? [E] [E] [E] [P] Psychology & Human Behavior Differences in Personality between Non-Athletes and Athletes and between Athletes Participating in Selected Sports [E] How are internal and environmental factors crucial to the performance of a tennis player? [P] Engineering Sports Engineering Science Fair Projects & Experiments Medicine & Anatomy Sports Medicine Science Fair Projects & Experiments Future Science A Better Method of Testing for Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports: Nanobiosensors - A Lab on a Chip. [P] Useful Links R=Resource Science Fair Projects Resources [R] Science Fair Projects A-Z [R] Citation Guides, Style Manuals, Reference [R] Safety Resources [R] [R] Science Fair Books

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