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Science comes to life Fourth- through eighth-graders attend science fair in the Daily Mining Gazette

Copper Country students show off their work at regional science fair ABC 10 UP News

 

 

 
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2014

Western UP Science Fair
Grades 4-8

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Michigan Tech Memorial Union Ballroom 
5-6pm Science Fair open to the public
6-8:30pm- Judging of projects.
4:30-7:30pm - Science festival in MUB Commons

 
The 15th Annual UP Science and Engineering Festival will be held 4:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, March 25.

From 4:30-7:30 pm, K-8 students and their families may participate in the Science and Engineering Festival that will offer more than two dozen fun, hands-on engineering, physics, biological sciences, chemistry activities conducted by fifty Michigan Tech students in the Memorial Union Building Commons (ground floor). 

See a 3D printer in action. Make some twirly milk. Race cars on the track Design a prosthetic hand. Build a tower---can it withstand gale force winds? Launch a cotton ball. Use Glow Germ to see how well students wash their hands! And so much more!

Activities are facilitated by Biomedical Engineering students, Society of Physics Students, Dept of Chemistry students, Biological Sciences students, Engineers Without Borders, and more!

To encourage future scientists and engineers, K-8 elementary students and their parents are invited to attend the Science and Engineering Festival, as well as, view the science fair projects from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, in the MUB Ballroom.

Award winning projects will be displayed at the Carnegie Museum in Houghton, April 8-19.

Students from sixteen schools in Houghton, Baraga, Ontonagon and Gogebic Counties will participate: Chassell Elementary, CLK Elementary, E.B. Holman School, Houghton Elementary, Barkell Elementary, Lake Linden-Hubbell Elementary, Arvon Township School, Houghton Middle School, Lake Linden-Hubbell Middle School, LL Wright Middle School, L’Anse Middle School, Washington Middle School, Hancock Middle School, Ewen Trout Creek School, Northwoods Christian School and Watersmeet School.

More than 100 Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students, area teachers, and community members assist with this exciting event. The Western UP Science Fair is sponsored by the Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, Michigan Tech Chapter of Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Honor Society, Michigan Tech Chapter of American Society for Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi and the Carnegie Museum.

For more information about the Western UP Science Fair, please visit the website. Results and pictures from this year’s Science Fair will be posted on this website. 

Western UP Science Fair Schedule At-A-Glance 
4:15-5 p.m.--Students set up projects in the Michigan Tech Memorial Union Ballroom-2nd floor
4:30-7:30 p.m.--Science and Engineering Festival in the MUB Commons-ground floor
5-6 p.m.--Public viewing of projects in Michigan Tech Memorial Union Ballroom 
6-8:30 p.m.--Project Judging in the Michigan Tech Memorial Union Ballroom (open only to judges and science fair participants)

 


The Western UP Science Fair is sponsored by the Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, Michigan Tech Chapter of Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Honor Society, Michigan Tech Chapter of American Society of Engineering Education and the Carnegie Museum.

The Western U.P. Center is a partnership of Copper Country & Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School Districts and Michigan Technological University, serving 21 school districts and the communities in Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties.

Questions, contact Shawn Oppliger at shawn@copperisd.org or 482-0331
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