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2019 SCI://TECH Exposition


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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 as a partnership of 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.  

 
Volunteers will be needed for Friday, February 1, 2019 for SCI://TECH!
 

2019 SCI://TECH Calendar of Events

January 25, 2019

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

January 29, 2019

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

February 1, 2019

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

February 2, 2019   

● 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 8, 2019

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

February 9, 2019

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

February 16, 2019
●  Consolidated Communications Junior High Engineering Design Competition, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at York 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.Math.e.Lon - Fifth and sixth grade student teams solve fun challenges using math and science skills.  

Sci.Story - Fifth and sixth 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.


Volunteer for SCI://TECH!
With an expected 1,500 student participants, our greatest need is science fair judges on Friday, Feb.1 2019.  Register to volunteer here.


Education for Tomorrow Alliance is grateful to the Conroe Independent School District for partnering with EfTA and embracing scientific discovery, and to the following sponsors who helped make the SCI://TECH Exposition possible

Huntsman, Entergy, Amegy Bank, Americas Styrenics, Anadarko, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Conroe Independent School District, Consolidated Communications, Entergy Solutions, H-E-B Tournament of Champions, IRONMAN Foundation, The John Cooper School, Lone Star College - Montgomery, The Lone Star Convention Center, Newfield Exploration Foundation, PBK, Planet Ford, Repsol, The Woodlands Young Learners Group, and Wright’s Printing & Marketing.  


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