Posts Tagged ‘science fairs’

Science fair coming

September 28th, 2011

This is still far off, and not many details, but if you want to save the date, or if you need another reminder that local science fairs will be here before we know it . . .

Northern Illinois Regional Home School Science Fair
April 27, 2012 * Rockford, Illinois

A few more details on their site:

They do have info on classes that are coming up:

Please do not contact the Discovery Center about workshops! Contact with any questions. The Discovery Center will be unable to help you.

Workshop #1:
“How To” with Discovery Center’s Christopher Berndt

Date: November 18, 2011
At the Discovery Center Museum
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Workshop #2:

Date: January 27, 2012
At the Discovery Center Museum
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Workshop #3:
Finishing your project Q&A’s with the experts
Date: TBD

At the Discovery Center Museum

Cost : $10 per class. Checks should be made out to NIRSF.

Registration forms will be made available on the website.
DO NOT contact or pay the Discovery Center.

Questions should be directed to our email at

Science fair tips

September 26th, 2011

Your local science fair will be here before you know it! Check out this site for great tips on getting started now. :)

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A New Twist on Science Fair Projects

Impress the judges this year with a clever and unique winning science fair display that will turn heads.

Visit Science Fair Central for new project ideas, an interactive display board and tips to get started and guide you and your students through the science fair process.

At Science Fair Central parents, students and science fair coordinators will find all the resources needed to ensure an exciting and fun-filled science fair season this year.

  • Project samples
  • Customizable timelines
  • Detailed checklists
  • Judging criteria
  • Shopping lists
  • Rebates and special offers

Encourage students to get involved in science fairs and give them the opportunity to practice science investigation and invention . Science fairs can be the first step in developing future young scientists and engineers. Visit Science Fair Central to get started!


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