Note: The NCSEF was recently featured in the NC STEM Center's monthly newsletter.
Science fairs have come a long way from the vinegar and baking soda volcanoes, and the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF) is ensuring that students from all over the state and across grade levels are getting a real chance to shine.
The NCSEF provides the opportunity for students in 3rd through 12th grades interested in STEM fields to research the topic of their choice and present their work at a public competition with their fellow students. Kids come from all over the state, including from traditionally under-represented areas.
Read the full article: Perspective | Educational impacts of the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair
The NC Science Fair Foundation (NCSFF), proud sponsor of the NC Science and Engineering Fair, is pleased to announce that competitions will be held in all 9 Regions and Statewide in the Spring of 2021. We remain committed to providing equitable access to opportunities and will host all competitions in a virtual environment in order to ensure that health and safety concerns are not barriers to participation.
Keep up to date with Regional Fair information throughout the fall here.
The NC ScienceFair Foundation joins the STEM Funders Network is calling on all corporate and private philanthropies to take action in eliminating racial biases and inequity in the United States. As a community of funders, we see education as the Great Equalizer. We are committed to ensuring that all young people have equitable access and opportunities in education.