2021 SARSEF Winners

2021 Winning Projects by School Acacia Elementary School Grade-Locator / Student(s) Project Teacher / Category 3-EE004Alexis Paschal What Material Makes the Best Parachute? Janice MasonEnergy and Environmental Engineering 4-CH012Jacob Manning Eggshell Geodes Jennifer BillingsChemical Sciences Agua Caliente Elementary School Grade-Locator / Student(s) Project Teacher / Category K-PM003Norah Grace How Are Rainbows Made? Nicole MikkelsonPhysics, Astronomy,… Read more »

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SARSEF Science and Engineering Fair Goes Virtual

Nearly 3,000 students will compete at the 66th Annual SARSEF Science and Engineering Fair Press Release – PDF February 25, 2021 (Tucson, AZ) The 66th SARSEF Science and Engineering Fair Powered by TEP is virtual this year and will showcase the work of 2,900 students, pre-kindergarten through high school, from across Southern Arizona. In a… Read more »

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Your Guide to Fair Week 2021

Your Guide to Fair Week 2021 Can you believe it’s been a year since the last Fair? In some ways, it feels like it’s been a few years since you were all dropping display boards off at the TCC in preparation for the 2020 Fair. We at SARSEF will never forget how abruptly the Fair,… Read more »

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Project Registration for SARSEF Fair 2021 is Now Open!

Project registration for the 2021 SARSEF Fair is now open! Teachers and registrants, head to the Project Registration Page to begin registering projects. School allocations will remain the same as last year. Make sure all virtual projects, SRC forms, and research papers (HS) are fully uploaded by the registration deadline, February 21st. Then, on February… Read more »

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Support SARSEF for FREE using your Arizona State Tax Credit!

SARSEF kids develop critical thinking skills and solve real-world problems through interactive science and engineering. We focus on student populations that are underrepresented in STEM fields, targeting schools in rural settings and underserved areas. Our work impacts 70,000 Arizona students each year, creating the next generation of critical thinkers and problem-solvers for our state. SARSEF… Read more »

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Arizona STEM Adventure Gives Students Opportunity for Hands-On Science

STEM Adventure is a collaboration between SARSEF, Pima Community College – Northwest Campus, The STEMAZing Project, Office of the Pima County School Superintendent, the University of Arizona Office of Societal Impacts, Raytheon, IBM, and Thomas R. Brown Foundations. Press Release – PDF November 9, 2020 (Tucson, AZ) Every November, 1,000 fourth through eighth-grade students participate… Read more »

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SARSEF Named as the New Host of the Arizona Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium is a national competition for high school students that awards $408,000 in undergraduate tuition scholarships annually to regional and national student finalists. Press Release – PDF October 14, 2020 (Tucson, AZ) The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) Program is a competition promoting original research and experimentation in science, technology,… Read more »

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