The Google Science Fair curriculum was found to support the following indicators of the ISTE Standards for Students:
1. Empowered Learner
1.a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
3. Knowledge Constructor
3.a. Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
3.c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
3.d. Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
4. Innovative Designer
4.a. Know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
4.c. Develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
5. Computational Thinker
5.b. Collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
5.c. Break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
6. Creative Communicator
6.b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
6.c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
6.d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
7. Global Collaborator
7.d. Explore local and global issues and use collaborative technologies to work with others to investigate solutions.