March 5, 2012
What do all of these things have in common? They will all be available during the lunch break at the 2012 STSSF. So, while you are waiting for the awards to be finalized, grab a slice of pizza and visit some of the exciting activities that will be available for you!
- Come learn how Meteorologists use balloons to study the lower atmosphere and have the opportunity to view a balloon launch (weather permitting). This presentation will run three times starting at approximately 12:00PM, 12:30PM, and 1:00PM. Location: Quad outside Applied Technology Building.
- James M. Pitarresi, Ph.D will give a presentation about the new engineering building on the BU campus and also highlight some of the innovative research going on at the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. This presentation will run twice starting at approximately 12:15PM and 12:45PM. Location: AT200
- Waterman Conservation Education Center will have Birds of Prey for an up close and informative presentation on all things related to Raptors. Location: AT117
February 15, 2012
Are you prepared for an emergency? Have you ever thought about a career in emergency medicine? This year at the 2012 STSSF, take part in a workshop where you will learn some basic first aid and have an up close look at the type of training that is needed to be a “critical care” expert. The workshop will be led by Sid Peake, who has over twenty years of experience as a New York State Critical Care EMT and is a Deputy Coordinator with the Broome County Office of Emergency Management. At the workshop, you will learn how to stay safe by being aware and avoiding dangerous situations, and how you can help others in an emergency by knowing what to do and who to call. Sid and his volunteers will also demonstrate and discuss more advanced procedures pertaining to respiration, cardiac, and trauma emergencies. We hope you will join us for this exciting and informative “emergency experience”.
February 2, 2012
The forms for the 2012 STSSF are now available. The fair will be on Saturday, March 17th from 9:00 am until about 3:00 pm. This will be the fair’s tenth year and we hope that it will be better than ever! Please submit your registration before March 5th. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you at the 2012 STSSF. Check back soon for information about this year’s workshop.
January 20, 2012
The 2012 Southern Tier Scholastic Science Fair will be held on Saturday, March 17th. We realize that this is the same day as the Ying TRSEF in Syracuse and that students will not be able to compete in both fairs. We regret the conflict but remain committed to supporting local middle and high school student projects at our community fair! We look forward to a great day of science, fun and prizes and hope to see you there. Please check back on February 1st for updated forms.
October 11, 2011
The 2012 Southern Tier Scholastic Science Fair will be held on Saturday, March 17th. Please check back in early 2012 for more information and updated registration forms. We hope to see you at the 2012 STSSF!
March 13, 2011
Thanks to those who participated in the 2011 STSSF! Many thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors who make the STSSF possible.
Click here for a list of science fair medal awards.
Click here for a list of special awards.
March 12, 2011
There were some amazing projects during this year’s Science Fair! Check back soon for a complete list of award winners and some pictures from the awards ceremony.
February 21, 2011
Ever wonder what it is like to be a “rocket scientist”? This year, STSSF participants will have the opportunity to participate in one of two fascinating workshops designed to give students some insight into tho world of physical science.
Crystal Growth Workshop. As part of this workshop, we will imitate the environmental conditions suitable to promote the formation of several simple chemical compounds in crystalline form. We will use binocular microscopes to observe the crystal growth. We will also discuss natural environments in which crystal formation occurs.
Light and Spectra Workshop. What is light? White light from the Sun actually includes all the colors of the rainbow. In this workshop we will look at different sources of light and discuss how the type of light we observe is based upon what materials make up the light source, including the chemical makeup of the Sun.
The workshops will be lead by faculty from the BCC Engineering Science, Physics and Physical Science Departments.
June 17, 2010
Mark your calendar! The 2011 Southern Tier Scholastic Science Fair will be held on Saturday, March 12th. We hope to see you there.