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Fast Check-In Forms Now Available!

The fast check–in forms for project registration are now available.  Please use this opportunity to proof-read the spelling and capitalization of the student’s name and project title, as that is how they will appear on any trophies or certificates. To access the forms, please make sure that the person who registered the project logs in below: You will not be able… Read more »

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Project Registration for the 2020 Fair

REGISTRATION CLOSED MARCH 26th Contact us if you need help Project registration is now open for the 2020 SARSEF Science and Engineering Fair! To register:  https://sarsef.org/schools/teachers/your-class-participation/ and either login or create a user account. For a sample of the questions that are asked during registration, please use this form: Sample Registration for SARSEF 2020 For a… Read more »

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Racing the Sun ©2019

After eight years of incubating Racing the Sun, Tech Parks Arizona is transitioning the program to ensure a greater impact Tech Parks Arizona developed Racing the Sun, a hands-on STEM program for high school students, eight years ago to promote workforce development. After incubating the program and establishing good momentum, Racing the Sun is transitioning… Read more »

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SARSEF’s New CEO- Alumna Liz Baker-Bowman

SARSEF Alumna Liz Baker-Bowman Becomes Next CEO Liz Bowman Has Dedicated Her Career to Opening Doors through Science and Engineering A woman who early in life benefitted in her quest to learn as much as she could about science, technology and engineering by participating in SARSEF programs, winning science fairs and scholarships, has been named… Read more »

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SARSEF’s April News Flash!

Be a part of the SARSEF Community, sign up for our newsletter!   SARSEF April News Flash SARSEF in Six Minutes A video that will touch your heart     The International Science Fair is Two Weeks Away! Local Inspiration Leads to International Success  In two short weeks, 15 students from Southern Arizona will travel… Read more »

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Volunteer, Judge, and Attend ISEF Phoenix!

Intel ISEF is Coming to Phoenix- for the last time in Decades! Now is the time to get involved Become a Judge The need for judges is great, please spread the word! By volunteering 1.5 days, you will play an important role in encouraging the brightest minds to become the future science and engineering leaders… Read more »

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SARSEF Alumni of the Month- Jeremiah Pate

Seeing the Bigger Picture, Jeremiah Pate Jeremiah Pate started with SARSEF early, creating a project out of paper airplane designs in first grade to see which one would fly the furthest. He entered every year, but neither science nor the fair really took hold of him until high school when he was selected to go… Read more »

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SARSEF Fair’s TOP PROJECT Winner

SARSEF Fair’s TOP PROJECT Winner Annalisa Minke!  (photo credit David Minke)  Annalisa’s amazing Environmental Engineering project is titled “Investigating How Water Vapor Emission Impacts The Temperature Of The Troposphere”  “This project measures the effect of additional water vapor on temperature throughout a model of the troposphere. The project was done in an attempt to uncover… Read more »

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SARSEF Alumni of the Month- Lyda Harris

Finding Community, Lyda Harris By Julie Morrison Lyda Harris learned early that she was most successful with science when she related it to where she lived. “My first science fair was in fifth grade and I didn’t even make it to SARSEF, but  in sixth grade I did a project on mosquito larvae and different… Read more »

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New! Our Grade-Appropriate Judging Criteria for 2019 Fair

For SARSEF Fair 2019, we wanted to be sure that the judging criteria were explained in an appropriate way at each grade-level, especially with the introduction of our Preschool Projects!   Please see the new language used to describe our criteria for each grade below. NOTE: The criteria itself has not changed, the descriptions have simply… Read more »

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