K-12 Exhibitions


CONGRATULATIONS to the 2018 Poster Presentation Award Winners

    2018 Poster Presentation Booklet


K-8 SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT EXPOSITION: Students or student teams are invited to present their science fair project during the Festival. Capitalize on your hard work from an earlier project or have fun creating a new project. Students present their science from 11-noon. Participation awards and Science Festival t-shirts are provided for all participants. Sign up via the 2018 APPLICATION or contact us at ScienceFestival@sanfordhealth.org with the subject: “Science Fair Expo”.

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RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION: To showcase the STEM research that is throughout our region, the community is invited to participate by presenting your past or current research project in a poster competition. Poster presentations will be judged in one of four categories: 1) High School Students; 2) K-12 Teachers; 3) Undergraduate Students; and 4) Graduate Students/Post-doctoral Fellows.  Awards in each category.  Sign up via the 2018 APPLICATION or contact us at ScienceFestival@sanfordhealth.org with the subject: “Poster Competition”.  For more information on presenting a poster or what this type of event is all about, use FAQs Poster sessions developed by Graduate Women in Science Eastern SD and the Poster competition Rubric 2018.

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COMMUNITY EXHIBITORS: Regional school groups (classrooms and clubs) can present innovative projects that they have been working on throughout the previous school year. These exhibits should be presented by students (with guidance from their teacher/school/adult staff) and represent either in-school or out-of-the classroom projects. Scholarship funds available as awards and for travel and supplies for the exhibit booth. Complete the 2018 APPLICATION or contact us at ScienceFestival@sanfordhealth.org with the subject: “Classroom Exhibitor.”  For more information on how the exhibits are judged for a club/classroom award ($500!) – use the Community Exhibitor Rubric.

Click here to become a Community Exhibitor!