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2017 SCI://TECH Exposition


2017 SCI://TECH Exposition


SCI://TECH engages the business community with local schools, offering 13 science, technology, engineering, and math competitions and events.  

Education for Tomorrow Alliance's SCI://TECH engages the business community with local private and public schools, offering 13 science, technology, engineering, and math competitions and events.  Run by EfTA volunteers and local educators, the SCI://TECH Exposition is one of the largest regional science fairs in the nation reaching thousands of students each year and qualifying students to compete in the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston , as well as state and international competitions.  


Expo Day is Saturday! 

SCI://TECH Expo Day is Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.The day features the Huntsman Elementary Science Festival, Math Bowl, PBK Sci.Math.e.Lon, and Sci.Story, as well as forensic science and robotics demonstrations. Expo Day is free, family-friendly and open to the public from 10 am to 4 pm. Come make your own scientific discovery! The Lone Star Convention Center is located at 9055 Airport Road in Conroe.

All are welcome to the SCI://TECH awards ceremony honoring the Chevron Phillips Senior High Science Fair winners. The ceremony begins at 2pm in the 
San Jacinto Room. 

January 27, 2017
 Entergy Private School Science Fair, Anadarko Senior High Science Bowl, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

    January 31, 2017

    ● Technical Writing Competition, 4:30 pm at The Woodlands College Park High School

    February 3, 2017

    ● CB&I Junior High Science Fair, Chevron Phillips Senior High Science Fair, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm at The Lone Star Convention Center

    February 4, 2017   

    ● Forensic Science Demonstration, Huntsman Elementary Science Festival, Math Bowl, PBK Sci.Math.e.Lon, and Robotics Demonstration, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Lone Star Convention Center

    February 10, 2017

    ● Junior High Science Bowl, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

    February 11, 2017

    ●  Biotechnology Competition, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery
    ●  Senior High Engineering Design Competition, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

    February 18, 2017

    ●  Consolidated Communications Junior High Engineering Design Competition, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at Moorhead Junior High School

    Event Descriptions:

    Biotechnology Competition - Ninth through twelfth grade students solve problems using their skills to analyze DNA samples.

    Elementary Science Festival - Visitors stop by interactive booths where K-fourth grade students share knowledge and enthusiasm for scientific discovery.     

    Junior High Engineering Design Competition - Student teams design and build robotic vehicles to perform specific tasks in timed competitions on customized tracks.  

    Junior High Science Bowl - Seventh and eighth grade students work in teams of four to answer fast-paced, timed questions on astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and current events.  

    Junior & Senior High Science Fair - Seventh and eighth grade students, and ninth through twelfth grade students, respectively, submit research projects in one of the life science or physical science categories.  Volunteer judges rank students on their research and presentation skills, and prizes are awarded.  The event serves as the district science fair for Conroe ISD and The John Cooper School, and with about 1,200 students each year is the largest science fair in Texas and one of the largest in the nation.  Each year, approximately one quarter of students participating in the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston qualify via their participation at the SCI://TECH science fair.

    Math Bowl - Seventh through twelfth grade students earn spots on teams to compete in a game-show style competition on algebra, statistics, and more in 30-second intervals.   

    Private School Science Fair - Seventh and eighth grade students from participating private schools submit research projects in one of the life science or physical science categories.  Volunteer judges rank students on their research and presentation skills, and prizes are awarded.  The event qualifies students for the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston.

    Poster Competition - Students submit original artwork based on an annual theme.  The winning design is seen on promotional posters, t-shirts, and other event materials.

    Sci.Apps - Ninth through 12th grade students demonstrate their knowledge of content production and software design by creating an application for a mobile device.  

    Sci.Math.e.Lon - Fifth and sixth grade student teams solve fun challenges using math and science skills.  

    Sci.Story - Fifth through twelfth grade students use various multimedia elements to create a documentary focusing on a scientific, technological, engineering or mathematical concept.

    Senior High Engineering Design Competition - Students teams design and build robotic vehicles to perform specific tasks in timed competitions on customized tracks. View event rules and resources.

    Senior High Science Bowl - Ninth through twelfth grade students work in teams of four to answer fast-paced, timed questions on astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and current events.

    Technical Writing - Students submit research papers based on a completed science fair project.

    Education for Tomorrow Alliance is grateful to the following 2016 sponsors who helped make the SCI://TECH Exposition possible: 

    CB&I, Huntsman, Entergy Solutions, Americas Styrenics, Anadarko, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Conroe Independent School District, Consolidated Communications, Entergy, IRONMAN Foundation, The John Cooper School, Lone Star College - Montgomery, The Lone Star Convention Center, Newfield Exploration Foundation, PBK, Planet Ford, and Wright’s Printing & Marketing.  

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