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Nov 30 2017

  • Want to learn how to inspire your students to conduct independent research?
  • Interested in learning how to assist students in topic selection, time management, and presentation of science and engineering research projects?
  • Planning your school’s science and engineering research competition?
  • New to the process or looking for a more organized approach?
  • Attend a NC Science Engineering Fair workshop this summer! Workshops are offered all across the state on a variety of dates for teachers of grades 3-12. Participants receive a $50 stipend.

    The 2017 NC Science and Engineering Fair will be held on March 24-25, 2017 at Meredith College. Participants are chosen at the regional fairs. Contact your regional fair director for details on how to participate.

    The 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) was held May 8 – 13 in Phoenix, AZ. ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Student Finalists at ISEF are 9th through 12th graders who earned the right to compete at the Intel ISEF 2016 by winning a top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fair.

    This year there were a total of 1,760 student Finalists from 77 countries that participated. North Carolina had a total of 20 students for 17 projects and represented three Regional (Region 3A, Region 3B, and Region 6) and the State NC Science and Engineering Fair.

    Hear what 2012 NCSEF and Intel ISEF award winners, Kelly Roddick and Lauren Huffstetler – NC State University 2016, have to say as they reflect on the value of engaging in science and engineering research by competing in the NCSEF.

    Science Fairs provide an opportunity for students, 3rd through 12th grades, who are interested in science and technology to pursue their personal areas of interest and to display their research as a presentation in a public competitive forum. The NC Science and Engineering Fair works to create enthusiasm in science and technology while encouraging project-based inquiry. This fair gives our students the chance to compete for college scholarships, awards, honors programs and other exciting prizes.

    Get started on your science fair project today!

    The Education Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has released a video series designed to take teachers, students, and parents through the process of crafting a science fair project.

    The six-part video series features JPL scientist Serina Diniega, engineer Arby Argueta, and educator Ota Lutz, who team up to take viewers step by step through the project design process, from generating an idea to communicating the final results in an attractive display.

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