office: (330) 829-8161
Dr. Charles McClaugherty
office: (330) 823-3655
Use the information on this page to make sure your project is ready for the District 13 Science Fair. The first thing you should do is check out the District 13 Student Handbook (link on the right under "Important Links" section), a collection of resources compiled for all District 13 participants and their parents.
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Science Research Projects can seem a little overwhelming at first. The best thing you can do is have a clear vision of your project and a well-developed timeline to help you manage your work.
Steps for Completing a Science Research Project
Please view the resources on this page and accompanying pages with your child. A Science Research Project is a major undertaking and can quickly become overwhelming to children. Help your child see the value in completing a Science Research Project by being an active participant in the process. Remember, though, that your child will be participating in the judging process and during that process it becomes readily apparent if a project has been completed by the child or the child's parents.
During judging, parents and families are not permitted in Bracy Hall. You may provide your own entertainment in the Alliance area. Students will be released for lunch, at which time you can reconnect with them. You are welcome to join participants for lunch in the Mount Union Dining Hall. Students receive a complimentary ticket and you may purchase a ticket at the door.
Parents and families are welcomed and encouraged to attend the Awards Ceremony. Cameras and video recording are permitted as well!
February 11, 2017: Last day to submit request to participate in District 13 Science Day if outside District 13 (see District Science Day page for more info)
February 28, 2017: Online participant registration closes; all fees and project forms due; EARLY JUDGING notifications DUE
March 3, 2017: Online judge and volunteer registration closes
March 11, 2017: District 13 Science Day at the University of Mount Union
April 1, 2017: Buckeye Science and Engineering Fair, Columbus Ohio
May 14-19, 2017: International Science and Engineering Fair Phoenix, Arizona
May 13, 2017: State Science Day at The Ohio State University
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