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As a beginning science teacher working on a science fair for the first time, the author was amazed at the projects submitted—projects that were obviously not completed by the students who turned them in. The students who had parents that were doctors, scientists, and engineers clearly were winning the science fair. It was rare for a student who did not have a parent in a science-related career to compete successfully. As a result, a reconfigured science fair was designed to help every child benefit from the science fair, not just a select few. This article describes this new approach, which is entitled PRISM: Practical Research Investigating Scientific Methods.