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Students get ready to "science it up" at USI's Science & Engineering Fair

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The University of Southern Indiana's Tri-State Science and Engineering Fair for students in grades K-12 will be held Thursday and Friday, March 13-14 in the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center on campus.

The fair has been held annually at USI since 2007.

Visiting students will watch chemistry demonstrations presented by USI faculty and view projects by more than 400 K-12th grade students from within a 75-mile radius of Evansville.

Categories include animal sciences, behavioral and social sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, earth and space sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematical and computer sciences, medicine and health sciences, microbiology and molecular biology, physics, and plant sciences.

Grand Award Winners in the senior division will receive an iPad Air. Honorable Mention Winners in the senior division will receive $100.

Grand Award Winners in the junior division will also an iPad Mini.  Honorable Mention Winners in the junior division will receive $50.

Seniors exhibiting at the Tri-State Science and Engineering Fair will have the opportunity to compete via an interview process for several four-year $1,500 renewable USI scholarships.

Elementary Division Winners will receive an iPod Touch.

Students will set their projects up in the RFWC from noon to 4 p.m. March 13. Judging will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. that evening. The fair will be open for the public to view from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14. The awards ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. that evening in Mitchell Auditorium in the Health Professions Center.

Twenty projects will go on to compete in the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair.  

For more information, call (812) 228-5019 or click here.

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