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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.
 
Key Dates:
  • January 25:  Registration closes
  • February 22:  Final project titles due
  • March 8:  STEM Fair
 
Questions? 
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions below. If you have additional questions, please contact Chrissy Warford at chrissy_warford@outlook.com 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.