Science and Engineering Festival (4:30 to 7:30pm): Exciting activities are located in the Memorial Union
Commons Area on the ground floor for all participants and family members. Science fair participants can
participate in the festival before or after their judging period.
Awards: Awards will be given to students who receive 80% of the points on their score sheet. Student will receive a rating indicating their project’s success.
- Bronze- 80 to 86% of points
- Silver- 87 to 93% of points
- Gold- 94 to 100% of points
This system will give students more feedback as to their success of accomplishing the criteria on score sheet. The criteria on the score sheet can be found on the project checklist on p. 22 of Guidelines Book. Awards will distributed to schools by Friday, March 28, 2014 for distribution to students.
Results: In an effort to get students home at a reasonable time on a school night, we will not conduct an award ceremony on March 25, 2014. Results will be posted on the Western UP Center’s website HERE by Friday, March 28, 2014.
Dinner: The Western UP Center will not provide dinner to the participants. Absolutely, NO food in the judging area.
Students who received Silver or Gold rating at Western UP Science Fair have the opportunity to display their projects at the Carnegie Museum in Houghton, MI from April 8 to April 19, 2014.