Most of you are just starting or in the middle of your projects for the 2021 Science and Engineering Fair and may not be thinking about presenting your project yet. Still, check out the Project Presentation section has been recently updated. It include sample templates and a description of the quad charts we recommend as the starting point for your presentation. The Senior division judging includes a Zoom-based video conference. Details and schedules will be provided prior to judging. Elementary and Junior divisions will be judged solely on the provided materials. 

The RISE global talent search is open to all students ages 15 to 17. RISE was brought to our attention by the Society for Science and the Public which sponsors ISEF and the Broadcom Masters competitions. RISE is independent of ISEF and the Mercer Science and Engineering Fair. 

The results are in.  See the projects for the Robot Design Competition!
Team Spirit received the Best Mechanical Design Improvement award,  Team Orion received the Best Image Processing award, and Team Kasa Jizo received the Best Circuit Design award.

Charlotte Michulak
Charlotte Michulak

Charlotte Michaluk is one of the top 30 finalists for this year's Broadcom Masters competition. The final results are in and Charlotte was award the Department of Defense's STEM Talent Award. The $10,000 award is for demonstrating excellence in science, technology, engineering or math, along with the leadership and technical skills necessary to excel in the 21st Century STEM workforce and build a better community for tomorrow.

Time to get moving. The 2021 Mercer Science and Engineering Fair will be held in March 2021 so start work on you projects now. The event will be online-only as we did in 2020. We are still affiliated with the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) which will be a virtual event in May. We will also have support for school science fairs. Teachers can contact us for details.

The 2020 Regeneron Talent Search has wrapped up. This year, one of the top 40 finalists was Sonja Michaluk our Grand Prize winner.

We are getting more local news coverage about our virtual fair including this article by Nicole Viviano at Community News. The article, Mercer Science and Engineering Fair moves online due to COVID-19, highlights our winners like the top three senior division winners:

2020 MSEF Grand Prize and Talent Search finalist
Sonja was also a top 40 finalist in the 2020 Regeron Science Talent Search.

We have some videos from the 2020 virtual fair and past fairs on YouTube.

MSEF Videos on YouTube