Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair

The Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair is back! With the help of the Washington Savannah River Company (WSRC) the University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA), and the Ruth Patrick Science Educatio Center, the Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair will take place at USCA on Saturday, March 15, 2008.

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2008 Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair by registering on-line at http://educationoutreach.srs.gov/ starting September 1st. The website is still under construction at this time but we anticipate it will be up and running on September 1st. The fair will be open to all 4th through 12th graders in CSRA public, private and home schools. The school registration deadline is October 31, 2007. All local science and engineering fairs will need to be completed and first place winning projects reported on-line by February 29, 2008.

Students may bring their projects to set-up at USCA on the afternoon of Friday, March 14, 2008, or the morning of Saturday, March 15, 2008. Project judging and the awards ceremony will follow. Lots of great prizes will be given out during the awards ceremony. We hope this will be a rewarding and fun event for all participating students.

A FREE teacher workshop will be offered to review fair rules, the registration process, to give guidance on how to conduct a local fair, and to convey what makes a good project. Workshops will be held at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center in Room 117 on September 18, 2007, from 4:00 - 6:00 PM and a more detailed workshop will be offered on October 26 from 8:00 - 12:00. If you would like to register for one of the workshops, please complete the enclosed registration form.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Bonnie Toole, 803-952-8720 or bonnie.toole@srs.gov, at WSRC Education Outreach Programs. We look forward to seeing you at the 2008 Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair!

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2008 Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair

University of South Carolina Aiken / Ruth Patrick Science Education Center

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM

Name:______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

School:______________________________________________ Fax #: _________________________________

School Address:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

School Phone:_____________________________________________ Grade Level:__________________________

e-mail:___________________________________________________ Alternate e-mail:_______________________

Workshop Date (circle one): September 18 from 4:00 - 6:00 or October 26 from 8:00 - 12:00

Return registration forms by September 11, 2007 to:

Bonnie Toole

Washington Savannah River Company

Building 730-1B

Aiken, SC 29808

Phone: 803-952-8720

Fax: 803-952-8264

E-mail: bonnie.toole@srs.gov

The Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair is sponsored by:

Washington Savannah River Company

In partnership with

The University of South Carolina Aiken and The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center