Oregon State Fair - Science competition

Who: Middle school grade students (6th, 7th or 8th grade level - currently enrolled)
What: Science & Technology Competition
When: Monday 08/31/09
Where:  Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem, Oregon
Why: To foster Science & Technology education and innovation

Summary:
The 2009 competition will comprise of middle school students currently enrolled in the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. The middle school grade competition will be a derivative of the current competition guidelines developed by Intel Northwest Science Expo (NWSE). The guidelines set forth by Intel NWSE were selected due to the familiarity and program awareness by Oregon Science Teachers.

There are several changes for the 2009 science competition. In 2008, the competition was open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. In 2009, the science competition will be open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. The categories have also been expanded to cover more competitive categories. In addition, the science competition will be entirely open-class. There is no longer a requirement to roll-up from a county fair.

More information (guidelines and forms) can be obtain online at www.oregonstatefair.org/competition/science.

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