WHAT: The Elk Grove Unified School District invites its K-12 students to participate in the annual Science Fair and Invention Convention. Projects may be submitted by individuals, pairs, groups or by a class — all submissions must be in the same grade level (if submitting with peers).
WHEN: Set Up and Public Viewing is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 3:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Judging is Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (No Public Viewing).
Project Pick Up is Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Public Viewing).
WHERE: Robert L. Trigg Education Center, Board Room, 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624.
WHY: With a long tradition of supporting STEM and project-based learning, the Elk Grove Unified School District’s Science Fair and Invention Convention offers students from its 65 schools the opportunity to enter the Elk Grove Unified District Science Fair. Winners at each grade level (K-6; 7-8; 9-12) will be selected to be the overall district winners of the science fair.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 65 schools: 40 (+2 opening in July 2017) elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 40 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and strive for having every student learning in every classroom, every subject, every day.
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