The 2014 North Museum Science & Engineering Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 with all events taking place at the Alumni Sports and Fitness Center at Franklin & Marshall College.
Since its inception in 1953, the Fair has grown from 39 participants to more than 1,000 students competing at the school level for a chance to advance to the county-wide competition. This Fair is open to qualifying Lancaster County students in grades 7-12. The North Museum Science & Engineering Fair is aligned with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, the world's largest pre-college science competition, and adheres to its rules and regulations. This year, 400 approved students will compete in the NMSEF.
Public viewing hours are 4 - 6 PM on
Wednesday, March 26th ONLY!
Approved students should CHECK-IN and SET-UP on Tuesday, March 25 between 5 - 8 PM at the Alumni Center at Franklin & Marshall College. Set up information can be found HERE.
Students should be available from Noon - 4 PM on Wednesday, March 26 for judge interviews. Interview information can be found HERE.
Judging will begin at 8 AM on Wednesday, March 26 for Registered Category Judges, and at 9 AM for Registered Auxiliary Judges.
All judges should review the information HERE.
A general timeline of events can be found HERE.
SAFETY AND DISPLAY
RULES WIZARD from Society for Science & the Public (official ISEF site)
Congratulations to the 2013 Winners!
From left to right: Jr. Reserve Champion, Lily Delle-Levine; Jr. Champion, Sophia Buckwalter; Grand Champion, Matthew Campagna; Sr. Champion, Jennifer Eurich; Sr. Reserve Champion, Divya Sirdeshpande.
Grand Champion: Matthew Campagna
“The Use of Voice Control on a Robotic Arm”
Lancaster Catholic HS, grade 10
Senior Champion: Jennifer Eurich
“Analysis of Ganglioside GM3 in Human Plasma”
Elizabethtown HS, grade 11
Senior Reserve Champion: Divya Sirdeshpande
“Accelerated Production of New Sustainable Porous Material from Waste and Renewables”
Hempfield HS, grade 11
Jr. High Champion: Sophia Buckwalter
“Do Harder Woods Produce a Longer Sustain”
Centerville MS, grade 7
Jr. High Reserve Champion: Lily Delle-Levine
“Measuring Indoor Air Quality: Do Enclosed Skating Rinks Have Elevated Levels of CO and NO2”
Lancaster Country Day School MS, grade 8
View the full list of champion and category winners here
Champions of Science Dinner
The Grand Champion, Senior and Junior Champions will be honored during the North Museum’s Annual Champions of Science Dinner with guest speaker, Maryland native, Jack Andraka. Jack was the student winner of the 2012 Intel ISEF competition for his development of the 3-cent paper pancreatic cancer test.
Student champions and first place award winners in their category will be invited to display their projects. The Champions of Science Dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Lancaster Country Club. The Champions will present briefly on their projects and future plans in science.
Outstanding Science Educator Award
Annually the Board of Directors' Prize is awarded to a local science educator.
If you would like to nominate someone click HERE for a BOD Nomination form.
For additional information about the Fair please contact
Kerry Jordan Briggs at (717) 291-4077 or email@example.com
Want to get Involved?
The North Museum Science & Engineering Fair welcomes qualified judges. Interested professionals in science fields are encouraged to contact Fair Coordinator, Kerry Jordan Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizations and individuals who wish to financially support this showcase of science excellence are encouraged to contact assistant Museum director, Jamie Alton at email@example.com
Organizations who wish to reward student excellence by offering an auxiliary award are also encouraged to contact Jamie at firstname.lastname@example.org
www.sciencebuddies.com - Help with science fair projects
Intel Rules and Guidelines- Requirements for participation in the NMSEF.
Thank You to Our 2013 Sponsors!
Russell G. Frost, event photographer. www.frostimaging.com
Steve Davis, banner designer. www.davisgraphical.com