Hey kids!!! Want to be a scientist and do a fun experiment, or be an engineer and build something cool? Want to tinker with building a machine or create an idea to help our world?
If you do, then Save the Date for the
Burr STEM Fair!!
Friday, January 27th, 6-8pm
Burr School Cafetorium
What is STEM? Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!
REGISTRATION forms and all the details will be sent out before the winter holiday break. Maybe something fun to think about during that week off!
EXCITING FOR KIDS: The fun is in the tinkering! Perform an experiment or construct a gadget. Kids can work with their friends, siblings, or on their own.
EASY ON PARENTS: Kids can design their own project or choose from a science fair project website or book. Each project should fit on a 2’ x 3’ table space and should have a kid-quality poster to explain it. The main thing here: kid-quality!
FUN FOR EVERYONE: Any student can display a project (grades K-5). Participation is optional. There is no fee to participate. Everyone is welcome to come see the projects at the Science Fair.
KID QUALITY PROJECTS ONLY! Parent support is great (and probably necessary for younger students), but let the kids take the lead. Projects do not have to work perfectly. The idea is more important than the final product.
IT’S ABOUT LEARNING: The science fair is an exhibition and a chance for kids to learn, not a competition. Science fair projects should be simple and easy for kids to explain.
PARENT DEMONSTRATIONS: Parents, are you in a STEM career field or do you have a fun demonstration you would like to do during the science fair? We will have up to five parent-led demonstration areas during the science fair!! Registration for these will be included in the full registration form.
NEED IDEAS? Check out these websites: http://www.teacherstryscience.org/;http://www.sciencebuddies.org/; http://thesciencepenguin.com/2016/01/rock-the-science-fair-ideas-from-teachers-for-teachers.html
QUESTIONS? E-mail Laura Sexton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank You from the Burr PTO!