Science Fair

Welcome! This site is your source for information on the PEI Science Fair. The pages give details on the fair for participants, judges, as well as contact information for the organizing committee. Five grade 7-12 students will have a chance to compete with the brightest young science students at the Canada Wide Science Fair in May. With a little innovation, hard work, and good luck, you could be one of the people representing PEI! See you at the Fair!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Welcome to the PEI Science Fair!

The PEI Science Fair will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (storm date is Wednesday, April 5th) at the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre at UPEI. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 5 pm!

Free parking is provided at the CARI Complex and MacLauchlan Arena Parking lot, behind the Arena (see UPEI Campus Map). Please enter the UPEI Gym from the Concourse of the CARI Complex.

During the morning, only students, chaperones, and judges will be allowed into the Exhibit Hall (Gym). The day will proceed as follows...

Grades 4-6 Science Fair (Runs 7:30 am to 1:00 pm):
Set-up Time : 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Judging: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm (pizza and juice is provided)
Public Viewing: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Awards: 1:00 pm - Students are to be picked up at 1:00 pm
Throughout the day, volunteers from the Let's Talk Science Program will be conducting experiments. Bricks 4 Kidz will be on-hand to demonstrate principles of engineering and architecture using LEGO® bricks. Participants can drop by at their leisure and try their hand at an experiment.

Grades 7-12 Science Fair (Runs 7:30 am to 5:00 pm):
Set-up Time: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Judging: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm (pizza and juice is provided)
Judging: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Public Viewing: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Awards: 4:00 pm
From 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from UPEI will host a Science Expo. Science Fair students will participate in a variety of science activities, including hands-on demonstrations, science puzzles and much more.

All students should expect to have their projects examined by 3 different judges, most of whom are research scientists, engineers and science students. In addition to the competition judges, there will be specialty prize judges visiting select projects throughout the day. There are many special prizes donated from local businesses, government, and community groups, and these judges will be looking for projects that they wish to reward with prize money.

There will also be the Science Fair Pin Design Competition. Everyone is invited to participate! Are you ready to be the best designer in PEI?

We look forward to seeing you at the Fair!!!