Tuesday, March 7, 2017

County Science Fair slated for March 10

News Release

More than 100 students from across the county will share a day of competition and camaraderie on Friday, March 10, at the 62nd annual Santa Barbara County Science Fair.

The exhibits by junior high and senior high students from across the county will be open for public viewing in UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., when the awards ceremony begins. At stake is more than $3,000 in prizes as well as advancement to the California State Science Fair on April 24-25, and the Broadcom MASTERS national science and engineering competition.

In addition to the competition, students will get to see and touch cutting-edge research as they participate in a Science Expo presented by the California Nanosystems Institute.

The Santa Barbara County Science Fair is organized by a volunteer committee and coordinated in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO). Members of the committee are individuals and representatives of businesses and community groups who are dedicated to raising the profile and quality of science education in the county. The fair is supported by local organizations, including generous donations from the University of California, Raytheon, and the Santa Barbara Science and Engineering Council.

For more information visit www.sbsciencefair.org or email Science Fair President Shea Lovan at president@sbsciencefair.org.