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Changes to Middle School display regulations

Middle School Display Regulations 
The poster is the first thing the judges see when they review your project. It is important to do your best and organize your information in a clear way. All exhibits need to have their MS Super EZ form and project procedures, either posted or in a lab notebook. The lab notebook can also hold additional graphs and data tables.

Size Requirement: 
15 inches (38 centimeters) deep This is half the depth of a table.
36 inches (91 centimeters) wide 
74 inches (188 centimeters) high from top of table

Please note: a standard 4ft display board will fit nicely in this space. Also the goal of the science expo is to talk about what you have done, not recreate it.

New for 2016 Middle School displays can only have paper items, items that do not fit on the poster may be placed in a binder to sit in front of the poster. The only exception is for computer science projects, where a laptop is allowed to display code.

Mailing address and office location

The Intel STEM Center renovations are taking longer than the summer. I am able to collect mail from the Health and Science School office, but please send me an email to let me know if you have mailed something. I will be working from home until the renovation is finished.

Stephanie Jones

Adult Sponsor and Project registration Open

Online Registration is open, there are still a few fair dates to be determined.

2016 Intel ISEF forms

I am working on updating the site for the 2016 fair season, the new Intel ISEF forms can currently be found in the Document library. Project registration will be open by the end of the week.

2015 Team OR winners at Intel ISEF

Team OR winners at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 2015

Special awards

Innovation Exploration Award

From the first rocket research in 1936, to the first US satellite in 1958, to the many missions to learn about Venus, Neptune, Jupiter and most recently the Mars Curiosity Lander in 2012, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), is a place where science, technology and engineering intermix. JPL produces iconic robotic space explorers sent to every corner of the solar system, helping us discover how the universe, the solar system, and life formed and evolved. JPL was established in 1944 by Caltech, one of the world's premier scientific and technical universities whose mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education.

Innovation Exploration Award, California Institute of Technology

Intel NWSE high school press release

Friday's fair was a great success due to our sponsors, volunteers, teachers and students. Sahil Veeramoney and Joan Hady both sophomores at Oregon Episcopal School were selected as Best of Fair. The attachments have the full press release and award list.

High school fair physical addresses

Friday's fair is held in the Smith Memorial Student Union of the 3rd floor. The street address is 1825 SW Broadway, Portland 97201. Parking Structure 3 between 12th and 13th has the most availability for parking and is convenient for the award ceremony in Hoffman Hall at 1833 SW 11th.

Display and Safety Regulations

Please review the Display and Safety regulations before attending the fair.

Peter Stott Center street address

The physical address for the Peter Stott Center is 930 SW Hall, Portland OR 97201, however the best source of parking is in Parking Structure 3 between 12th and 13th. During set-up of projects we will have some loading zone passes so you can drop off posters and then park. Please visit the PSU Getting Around page for personalized directions.

Intel NWSE Middle School needs Volunteers

We have three jobs we need a lot of volunteers for, these include Judging March 20th 7:45am-1:30pm, Safety Checks Thursday March 19th 4:30pm-8pm and morning Safety Checks Friday March 20th 7am-8am. All these jobs can be signed up for in online registration.

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