Central Savannah River Area Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Back by popular demand, the CSRA Science and Engineering Fair will be sponsored by the Savannah River Site’s Education Outreach Programs, the University of South Carolina Aiken, and the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at USC Aiken.

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2009 CSRA Science and Engineering Fair by registering on-line at http://educationoutreach.srs.gov/ starting September 1st. The fair will be open to all 4th through 12th graders in public, private and home schools in the following counties: in Georgia the counties of Burke, Richmond, Columbia, Lincoln, Wilkes, Jefferson, Taliaferro, Warren, McDuffie, Emanuel, Jenkins, and Glascock and in South Carolina counties of Hampton, Allendale, Barnwell, Bamberg, Aiken, Edgefield, Saluda, and McCormick. The school registration deadline is October 31, 2008. All local science and engineering fairs will need to be completed and first place winning projects reported on-line by
February 28, 2009.

Students may bring their projects to set-up at USCA on the afternoon of Friday, March 13, 2009, or the morning of Saturday, March 14, 2009. 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, to go over 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 August 15, 2008, from 9:00AM -12:00 PM and at the Richmond County Board of Education Building on August 25, 2008 from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. Exact date for the workshop at the Richmond County Board of Education to be determined. If you would like to register for the one of workshops, please complete the registration form.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Bonnie Maxwell, 803-952-8720 or bonnie.maxwell@srs.gov, at the Savannah River Site’s Education Outreach Programs.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2009 CSRA Science and Engineering Fair!

2008 Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Worshop Registration Form

Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

School: _______________________________________________________________________________ Fax #: _______________________________________________

School Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

School Phone: ____________________________________________________________ Grade Level: _______________________________________________________

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Workshop Date (check one):
____ August 15 from 9am-12pm
____ August 25 from 4:30pm-7pm

Return registration forms by August 11, 2008 to: Bonnie Maxwell, Building 730-1B, Aiken, SC 29808 Fax: 803-952-8264