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Thomas Alva Edison Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Region. Lee County Charlotte County Hendry County Glades County Public Schools Private Schools Parochial Schools Homeschools. Why Science Fair. Develop real science skills Encourage higher order thinking

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Thomas alva edison regional science and engineering fair

Thomas Alva Edison RegionalScience and EngineeringFair


Region
Region

  • Lee County

  • Charlotte County

  • Hendry County

  • Glades County

  • Public Schools

  • Private Schools

  • Parochial Schools

  • Homeschools


Why science fair
Why Science Fair

  • Develop real science skills

  • Encourage higher order thinking

  • Establish intellectual engagement

  • Support FCAT Science

  • Motivate students

  • Recognize achievement

  • Award prizes

  • Excite participants

  • Have fun


Levels of competition
Levels of Competition

  • Elementary: Grades K-5

  • Junior: Grades 6-8

  • Senior: Grades 9-12

  • School-based

  • Regional

  • State

  • International


Involvement
Involvement

  • ISEF – 4 Projects

  • State – 24 Projects

  • Regional – ~400 Projects

  • School – >20,000 Projects

  • Elementary - ???


Categories
Categories

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Biochemistry

  • Botany

  • Chemistry

  • Computer Science

  • Earth Science

  • Engineering

  • Environmental Science

  • Mathematics

  • Medicine and Health

  • Microbiology

  • Physics

  • Space Science

  • Zoology

  • Team Project


Awards
Awards

  • Category

  • Special

  • Grand


The joy of paperwork
The Joy of Paperwork

  • Safety

  • Adequacy

  • Liability


Budget
Budget

  • Operating Budget, SDLC - $16,000

  • Teacher Supplements, SDLC - $22,000

  • Student Travel FM Kiwanis - $14,000

  • Operations Donations – $16,000

  • Award Donations – $16,000

  • Awards, In-kind - $6,000

  • In-kind Services – $3,000

  • Volunteers – $97,000

  • Total - $190,000


Key dates
Key Dates

  • Nov.-Dec.: School and Independent Fairs

  • Dec. 1-17: Regional paperwork

  • Jan. 10: Regional SRC

  • Jan. 28: Regional Set-Up

  • Jan. 29: Regional Fair

  • Feb. 2: Awards Ceremony

  • Apr. 6-8: State Fair

  • May 8-14: ISEF - Phoenix


Recent student successes
Recent Student Successes

ISEF 2002

Ian Gorovoy

The Cancer Vaccine

Intel Foundation Achievement Award


Recent student successes1
Recent Student Successes

Intel Science Talent Search 2003

Jamie Rubin

Characterization of the Secreted Aspartic Proteinases of Candida albicans Using a Novel Combinatorial Approach.

First Place


Recent student successes2
Recent Student Successes

Discovery Young Scientist

Challenge 2003

Peter Borden

The Effect of Neem Oil on the Ochlerotatus taeniorhychus Mosquito: An Effective and Environmentally-Sound Approach to Mosquito Control

National Finalist


Recent student successes3
Recent Student Successes

Discovery Young Scientist Challenge 2003

Scott Presbrey

The Response of Gerontology and Non-gerontology Populations to Caffeinated Coffee

National Finalist


Recent student successes4
Recent Student Successes

ISEF 2004

Sarah Langberg

Petrology, Morphology, and Geochemistry of the Southern Juan de Fuca Ridge: Evidence for Off-Axis Volcanism

Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award



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