Middle School Set-up Directions

Thursday March 31, 2011
5:00 - 9:00pm: Exhibit setup and Safety Check at Peter Stott Center. All Posters must be set-up during this time and all forms need to be present. Additional items that are safe to leave overnight should also be brought at that time like log books and other nonexpensive items. The student does NOT need to be present. Safety Checkers will assist in set-up and approve displays. After an exhibit is approved, it will receive a Safety Check approved sticker to place on the exhibit placard.

Save time and have students read the Display Regulations before set-up.

2011 Middle School Exhibit Map

Middle school exhibit setup is Thursday, March 31, 2011, 5-9pm. Students are not required to be present, however all required paperwork must be present and left at the exhibit overnight. Volunteers will be on hand to complete display and safety checks. Once your display is set up, flag down a volunteer in a yellow construction hat. Check the attached exhibit map to locate your project(s) and note that only those marked with an asterisk have been approved for electricity and are located near an outlet.

2011 High School Exhibit Map

Be prepared for Friday, April 1! Check the attached map and locate your exhibit space before you come to Smith Memorial Student Union. Exhibits with an astrisk by their number have been approved for electrical access and have been positioned near an outlet. Don't forget to bring your extension cords!

Intel NWSE Schedules for Friday, April 1

All the regional fairs have been held and those high school projects ascending to state have been chosen. We are still in need of Middle School Judges and other Volunteers. See below for the fair day schedules.

Volunteer and Judge Registration is still open. Sign up today!

PPSSE Fair Day Schedule for Exhibitors and Judges





Schedule for Students:

7:30-8:30            Exhibit setup-OMSI Auditorium

Students register, turn in any missing paperwork, get programs and badges and set up their projects

Breakfast is on your own


8:30-9:00            Orientation


First postmark deadline for Intel NWSE

Today is the deadline for the $5 registration fee for middle school projects directly entering Intel NWSE. Each Thursday the amount increases by $5 with the last day to mail March 2nd.
Required paperwork includes a signed MSEZ form for each student and a set of procedures for each project. Feel free to save paper and copy the procedures on the back of the MSEZ form.

High school projects have varying deadlines: GBSE, CWOSE and PPSSE are all due February 18th.

Google Global Science Fair 2011

The Google Global Science Fair 2011 is a Competition open to anyone who is a full-time student between the ages 13 – 18 enrolled in a private or public school. Home school submissions are also eligible.

Oregon Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

The 2011 Oregon Junior Science & Humanities Symposium will be held with the support of the University of Oregon on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Oregon Episcopal School in Portland. The Symposium is open to all Oregon Students in Grades 9-12 in public, private or home schools who have completed original research in the areas of science, engineering, computer sciences and mathematics.

Please see the attached letter and follow the link below for details and information on registration. Registration deadline is Friday, February 4, 2011.


Christopher Mader
OES Science Faculty


Saturday Academy's Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering program matches high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors with scientists and engineers for 8-week summer internships in a professional scientific or engineering environment.  Most of the interns are awarded school credit for their work and an $1,000 stipend for the summer. 

Interns assist one or more professionals who serve as mentors and gain first-hand, pre-professional experience in the mentors' career field. Some interns work on a specific project that they can complete by summer's end, some interns contribute for eight weeks to an ongoing larger project, and some participate in multiple smaller projects and tasks that represent the range of work for that field of science or engineering.  We offer internships throughout Oregon, and support internships through a network of teacher monitors and ASE staff around the state.   

IEEE Symposium

IEEE IMS/CSS   Oregon Virtual World Symposium, Call for abstracts!

The IEEE OREGON SECTION chapters of the IMS and CSS are sponsoring a symposium on Friday 4pm to 11pm, 11 March 2011 on the topic of Virtual Social Environments etc.  as described at: http://ewh.ieee.org/mu/oregon-ims-css/

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