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School Science Fair 10 06
Airdate Friday, September 7, 2012 (Nickelodeon)
Tuesday. September 10, 2013 (DVD)
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (Let's Learn S.T.E.M. DVD)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (Nick Jr.)
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 (YouTube)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) {{{premiere}}}
Season 7
Episode 6 (aired)
12 (produced)
Written by Dana Chan
Storyboard by:
Kathy Carr
Bismark "Butch" Datuin
David Prince
Directed by George Chialtas
Allan Jacobsen
Previous Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure (airing order)
Baby Bongo's Big Music Show (production order)
Next Dora's Moonlight Adventure (airing order)
Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom (production order)

School Science Fair is the 6th episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 7.

In production order, it's 12th episode of Season 7.



Dora and her friend Emma are off on a science-filled journey to take their model volcano to the Green Power Science Fair. But they have to watch out for Swiper the Fox because he's going to try and swipe their science project.


Places in this episode[]

  1. Magnet Bridge
  2. Animal Rescue Center
  3. School


  • Dora doesn't travel with Boots in this episode (because he is already at the school), she instead travels with Emma.
  • Dora does not ask, "Who do we ask for help when we don't know which way to go?" before bringing up Map in this episode. She immediately says, "You have to say, 'Map'", just like in The Legend of the Big Red Chicken, Three Little Piggies, Big River, and Diego's Great Dinosaur Rescue.
  • Boots appears at the school at the end of episode.
    • However, Emma takes Boots place as assistant while traveling.
  • This is the first episode where Diego is voiced Jacob Medrano (with songs performed by Joaquin Mas). He replaces Sebastian Aristizabal, who only voiced Diego in Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom; and Brandon Zambrano, who voiced him in ¡Vacaciones! and The Secret of Atlantis (the latter of which his songs are covered by Matthew Hunter) as well as Season 4 and 5 of Go, Diego, Go!.
  • This is the last episode where Armadillo appears first being ABC Animals. He made a cameo appearance when the Fiesta Trio was riding him.
  • This is the third episode Swiper was in disguise both times he appeared, first being Egg Hunt and second being Daisy, La Quinceañera. It will happen once more in Dora Saves Fairytale Land.
    • This is the last episode and the only episode of season whinch Swiper was stopped and failed to stop him in the same episode.
  • This is the second episode featuring Diego's Animal Center from Go, Diego, Go! after Dora Saves Three Kings Day. It will appear with this look again in Dora and Diego in the Time of Dinosaurs.
  • In this episode where Dora and Emma help a crane put Magnet Bridge together. This is similar to how Dora and Boots help Giant Crane put Puzzle Bridge together in Stuck Truck.
  • Emma wears Dora's same backpack and shirt, except her shirt is yellow and her backpack is turquoise (and, of course, it is not anthropomorphic).
    • Boots has a similar backpack of that color (turquoise blue), although it's smaller and his size.
  • The Travel Song is replaced by a song about getting to the school for the science fair.
  • This is the first appearance of a younger version of Emma, one of Dora's friends and members of the Explorer Girls Team in Dora and Friends: Into the City!.
  • In the YouTube version, the credits, cloud scenes, and Nickelodeon logo all play at warp speed, with the first half of the music playing all the way through. The logo then shifts to the left.


  • There were four missing pieces and five pieces of metal to start. After one is placed in, there are still four missing in the next shot of the view and only one on the ground. Then in the next shot of the view it increased to the three with four still missing. When all three were picked up, the bridge is shown with three missing as every piece is filled in.
  • When the fifth peace gets put onto the metal bridge, the bridge has no outline.
  • In one scene, one can see the dome on the volcano go from blue to purple.
  • They filled the volcano up with purple stuff, but after the volcano erupts, the purple stuff is refilled.
  • When everyone says, "Whee!" in Luis and Tico's special car, they are suddenly riding away from the school, before arriving in the very next scene.
  • There were gaps on the metal bridge, but when Dora mentions it, there is no gaps.

Dora the Explorer Season 7
A Ribbon For Pinto | Dora's Rescue in Mermaid Kingdom | Dora's Easter Adventure | Feliz Dia De Los Padres | Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure | School Science Fair | Dora's Moonlight Adventure | Perrito's Big Surprise | Dora & Diego's Amazing Animal Circus Adventure | Benny the Castaway | Baby Bongo's Big Music Show | Dora's Royal Rescue* | ¡Vamos a Pintar! | Check Up Day | Little Map | Dora's Thanksgiving Day Parade | Book Explorers | Dora Rocks! | The Butterfly Ball
* - Denotes held-back episode