All Saints STEM Fair
March 8, 2022 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Online Registration! Sign up here: STEM Fair Sign-Up
All students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are encouraged to enter projects. Students may do an individual project or work in teams of two with a classmate or family member. Participants are invited to present a project in any STEM field.
All projects will be reviewed and all entrants will be awarded certificates.
Students in 3rd - 8th grade who are interested in participating in the Archdiocesan Big Bang STEM Fair will need to follow specific criteria for their project - more information will be provided if you indicate you’re interested when you sign-up.
- January 25: Registration closes
- February 22: Final project titles due
- March 8: STEM Fair
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions below. If you have additional questions, please contact Chrissy Warford at [email protected] or 612-845-9012.
2022 All Saints STEM Fair
Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the All Saints STEM Fair?
- Date: March 8, 2022
- Time: 5:30 - 7:30
- Location: Murphy Hall
- Who can participate?
- Any student in grades K-8
- Can students work in groups?
- Yes, no more than 2 per group. Partners must be from the same family or classroom.
- Are prizes awarded?
- No. Each student will receive a certificate of participation and a STEM swag bag.
- Can I stand with my child when he or she is presenting to the reviewers?
- Although we do not encourage this, if you feel your child would require the reassurance of your presence while speaking with reviewers, then yes.
- Can I drop off my child for this event and pick them up at the end?
- No. This is intended to be a family event. Please be present the entire time. There will be activities for you to do as a family.
- What type of projects are allowed?
- K-8 Science demonstrations/research projects
- 3-8 only: Science experiments, engineering and design process projects, projects involving computers or computer programming or other technology, etc.
- Where can I go for project ideas?
- The internet is a powerful tool for ideas. We encourage students to start there, but when they find something they like, make adjustments to it to make it their own.
- Our school library has books the students can use.
- The child’s teacher may be a resource along with books the teachers have.
- Is a poster required?
- Each project must have a visual of some kind. Tri-fold display boards are most commonly used. These can be purchased at most office supply stores.
- What kind of questions will the students be asked?
- We do have a list of possible questions students will be asked, and will provide that to those that participate.
- What are the requirements for advancing to the Archdiocesan Big Bang STEM Fair?
- Students participating in the project must be in grades 3-8.
- The project must follow the steps of the Scientific Method or the Engineering Design Process.
- Additional details will be sent out to participants who indicate they are interested in participating in the Archdiocesan Big Bang STEM Fair.
- For any projects that are interested in the possibility of advancing onto the Archdiocesan Big Bang STEM Fair, please note that there are two age groups; 3-5 and 6-8.