MISSOULA – High school and middle school students from across Montana will present their research findings at the 63rd annual Montana Science Fair on Monday, March 19, at the University of Montana’s Adams Center.
More than $15,000 in prizes will be awarded to student participants, including cash awards, scholarships and all-expense paid trips. The grand award winners from the Montana Science Fair and Montana’s regional fairs will go on to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 13-18 in Pittsburgh. Montana’s delegates for the National Youth Science Camp, a monthlong science education program that honors two high school seniors from each state, also will be announced at the science fair.
The UM STEAM Lounge will host hands-on activities for parents, teachers and students from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 18. Exhibits will be open for public viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. March 19 and from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 20. The awards ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. March 20, in the Dennison Theatre.
Blackfoot Communications, the University of Montana College of Humanities and Sciences, the University of Montana Health & Medicine, and a variety of campus and community groups and individuals sponsor the Montana Science Fair.
A full schedule of events is posted online at http://hs.umt.edu/mtsciencefair/fairInformation/schedule.php. For more information visit http://hs.umt.edu/mtsciencefair/default.php.