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Lilibeth Pinpin
Director, Innovative Programs and Student Success
lpinpin@solanocoe.net
(707) 399-4439


 

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Addressing AN Industry shortage

Careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) grew 18.7% between 2010-2020, compared to 14.3% for all other occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This rapid growth has created a STEM  worker shortage in the U.S. To address this deficiency,  the Solano  County Office of Education (SCOE) is joining widespread efforts to boost interest in STEM among students.

Science & Engineering Fair

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The 2022 Science & Engineering Fair is returning in-person!

Thursday, March 17, 2022 | 4:00 PM TO 7:30 PM

McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA 94589

The Solano Science and Engineering Fair is a fun competition based on scientific projects developed by students in Solano County. The objective of the fair is to spark student interest in science.  The 2022 fair is expected to return in person.

DIVISIONS CATEGORIES
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • Middle school (grades 6-8)
  • Elementary School (grades 3-5)
  • Earth Science
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science

WHO MAY ENTER?
Any student enrolled in grades 3-12 in a public, private, or parochial school in Solano County may enter. Homeschooled students are also eligible to enter. Entries may be individual or group (up to only two per group) consisting of experiments only. 

ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, February 25, 2022 | 3:00 p.m.

All entry applications must be submitted online or faxed to Lilibeth Pinpin at 707-863-4174.  No late entries will be accepted.

 

SET-UP: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All entrants are to bring their projects to set-up at McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds.

DAY OF FAIR: Thursday, March 17, 2022

Exhibition | 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Engineering Challenge | 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Awards Ceremony | 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

 

JUDGING:

Participants’ investigative science and engineering projects will be reviewed and judged by representatives from various universities. 

 

STATEWIDE COMPETITION:

Top middle and high school winners in this competition will be eligible to enter the California State Science and Engineering Fair, held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles in April 2022.


 

2021 virtual Science &  Engineering Fair Awards