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FIRST BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE FAIR AT 3:30 P.M. FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2020,
IN IVY TECH KOKOMO’S HINGST HALL

WHAT IS IT? A chance for Howard County high school juniors and seniors to show off their knowledge of science and compete for Ivy Tech scholarships.

THIS YEAR’S THEME: Environmental Biology

First Prize: $1000 scholarship to Ivy Tech Kokomo for any STEM program
Second Prize: $500 Scholarship to Ivy Tech Kokomo for any STEM program
Third Prize: $250 gift card to Ivy Tech Bookstore

Deadline to register is Feb. 3, 2020. Register here.

QUESTIONS? Contact us at Kokomo-sciencefair@ivytech.edu.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:

• Fill out the registration form.
• Research some topic in Biology relevant to this year’s theme.

  •  This could mean conducting your own experiment and presenting your results.
  •  This could also mean doing a literature review and presenting an argument about a topic.

• Create a poster board/display with your research and results.
• Be sure to include written descriptions of:

  • Your topic/question
  • Your methods (experiment), what the literature says (review)
  • Your results and conclusions

• Also include visuals:

  •  Pictures, tables, graphs, etc.

• You can also bring in parts of your experiment or actual examples.
• Set up your display on the day of the fair and be available to answer the judges’ questions

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

• Make a sturdy display board. Two days before the fair, test it by setting it up to make sure it stands alone.
• Your display board should not exceed: width of 4 feet, depth of 2.5 feet, height of 5 feet.
• Do not bring animals to the fair. Bring photos instead.
• The fair will not provide access to electricity, gas, or water.
• The fair cannot be responsible for the loss of any items.
• You must remove your project at the end of the fair. We do not have storage space for unclaimed projects.