Event Details

Event Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
For: DC public, public charter, parochial, private, and home-schooled students in grades 6-12
Location: Dunbar High School (Metro: Shaw-Howard Univ Station, Yellow & Green Line; NOMA, Red Line; Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center Station, Yellow & Green Line)

At the event, students will showcase their research skills and compete for a variety of awards and prizes, including the opportunity to represent the District at the 2020 International Science and Engineering Fair and Broadcom Masters Competition.

Fair Dates and Deadlines

• Project registration opens: Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
• Project registration deadline: Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
• DC Secondary STEM Fair (grades 6-12) and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Dunbar High School
• DC Elementary STEM Fair (grades 3-5): Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Dunbar High School

Registration for judges, exhibitors, special awards, and volunteers is now closed. We are not able to accept projects on-site that were not previously registered. For questions about the registration process, please contact the STEM Fair registration team at: osse@thedceventplanner.com.

Fair Agenda

Time Activity Location
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM    Student Check-In    Front lobby of school (1st Level)
8:30 – 9:00 AM         Welcome Ceremony Auditorium (1st Level)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM      Project Judging Gym (2nd Level)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM      STEM Professional Development, Hosted by TGR Foundation (Educators) Classrooms 294, 295, 296 and 297 (2nd Level)
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM     STEM Expo Atrium (1st Level)
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM  Grand Award Judging Gym (2nd Level)
12:00– 1:00 PM   Project Viewing of Student Project (Open to the Public) Gym (2nd Level)
2:30 – 4:00 PM        Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony (Students, Parents and Attendees) Auditorium (1st Level)

Educator Professional Development

TGR Foundation will host and facilitate professional learning workshops for secondary educators to take place on-site during the STEM Fair. Contact Jessica Kesler at jkesler@tgrfoundation.org for more information about these workshops.

STEM Fair FAQ for Educators and Families

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