Chignecto West Regional Science Fair 2020   

THIS YEAR'S REGIONAL FAIR HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS A RESULT OF THE CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES. WE ARE DISAPPOINTED BUT UNDERSTAND THIS IS A NECESSARY STEP IN OUR COLLECTIVE FIGHT AGAINST THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.

OUR COMMITTEE THANKS EVERYONE WHO REGISTERED FOR THEIR INTEREST IN SCIENCE FAIR AND WE WISH YOU WELL IN YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVOURS. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A MORE IMPORTANT TIME FOR SCIENTIFIC DATA, INFORMATION AND RESEARCH.

STAY WELL AND TAKE CARE OF ONE ANOTHER.


CWRSF COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Fair Details:

  • Registration – now open
  • Registration closes – March 24th at midnight
  • Registered participants will post to the website March 27th at noon (I must have received the signed participation forms for students to be listed as registered) 
  • Fair Day – Tuesday March 31st
  • Fair Site – Langille Athletic Centre on the Dal AC campus
  • Awards - Thursday April 2nd at the Alumni Theatre starting at 6:30 (doors open at 6)
  • Cost per PROJECT - $20

 

There will be a canteen for students to purchase food and beverages from during the lunch break. The menu with pricing is posted below the schedule.

 

Schedule for Tuesday, March 31 (tentative)

 

7:30 – 8:30

Check in and set up projects

 

8:30 – 9:00

Safety checks done

·      Students MUST be with their projects during this time and remain there throughout the judging.

 

9:00 – 12:00

Judging

·      Teachers and parents may stay in the gymnasium during the judging but must remain in the designated seating area. 

 

Please NOTE:  there will be a break in the judging to allow processing between 10:00 and 11:00

 

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch break

·      There are 2 options for lunch:

1)     bring your own

2)     purchase something from the canteen (Menu shown below)

 

1:00

Judging resumes

·      Students MUST be with their projects during this time and remain there throughout the judging.

 

2:00

Elementary judging concludes and students may leave following the announcement that they are done for the day

 

3:00

Judging for grades 7-12 concludes. Projects are taken down (announcements will indicate when this can happen) and participants leave

 

 

 

Canteen Price List ~ 10am –1pm

(Prices include tax)

 

Hot Dogs     $300

Chili with a Roll     $475

Macaroni & Cheese     $400

Fruit & Cheddar Salad     $400

 

Cinnamon Bun/ Danish     $200

Gluten Free Brownie     $300

Pretzel     $300

Cookies ~ small   $125      large  $225

Muffins     $150

 

Whole Fruit     $100

Bottled Water     $200

Cans of Pop/ Juice     $200

 

 

Relevant Information:

Registering Students Without Using Student Email Addresses (ignore the dates in this document - the process remains the same)

Registering Students Using Student Email Addresses (ignore the dates in this document - the process remains the same)

Judging Rubric - Grades 7-12

Judging Rubric - Grades 4-6

 

Ethics Information: It is essential that projects involving animals (including humans) meet appropriate ethics standards. Read the policies and submit the required forms prior to participating in the Regional Fair. Each link below has the policies and forms that apply for that group of animals.

Using Invertebrate Animals in Research  

Using Vertebrate Animals in Research

Participation of Humans in Research - Low Risk (This includes Surveys)

Participation of Humans in Research - Significant Risk (This includes Surveys)

 

Mentoring