YEAR 2002 CONTESTS
is a community-based science project display
exclusively for students
in the East Side Union High School District (grades 9-12). It
first-time fair participants and over 700 students are expected to
Awards Ceremony (optional)
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encourages first-time fair participants.
Judges will be provided with suggested
students and all necessary scoring information.
The majority of projects are at an
level and entered by ninth graders. The projects are either experiments
The projects need to be evaluated by
with the scientific method.
Up to three students may work on the
Judges will work in pairs and will review
and score around
Each pair of Judges will choose one
Winner (most outstanding project) and two Galileo Award Winners
that deserve honorable mention)
Synopsys Silicon Valley Science & Technology Championship
The Synopsys Championship is the regional science fair for students
6-12. Grand Prize winners from the Synopsys Championship proceed to the
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Approximately 1000
school and high school students are expected to compete.
Wednesday, March 13, 2002
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
E. San Carlos (between Almaden and
To be a Judge for The Synopsys Championship: Please complete the
Sign Up form located on the Synopsys
Silicon Valley Science & Technology Championship Web site.
YEAR 2001 CONTESTS
The Synopsys corporation has upped the ante in providing
high school as well as middle school in the area of science
They will fund projects as well as PAY teachers to support different
Another magnaminous decision was to increase support towards lower
areas of Santa Clara Valley : East San Jose, by way of special
See link below:
Silicon Valley Science and Technology Championships
Santa Clara County Science Fairs (TBD).
The US First foundation in conjunction with Lego is
Robotics as a way for students in middle schools and high schools to
more hands on in usage and understanding of technology to address
technical problems. This gives the students an early idea of how
fun and challenging engineering is as a career. They organize
all across the United States with the finalists going to Disneyworld to
hack it out.
The Northern California contest will be conducted on
at the SJSU Event Center where 70 teams will participate and be a part
of this action. It is being co-sponsored with Adept Technology of
In addition to large regional contests there are also
Lego contests. There is one tentatively planned for November
at Cupertino High School.