Education Lab

More than 500 competing in regional science fair

More than 500 students in grades 6 through 12 have registered projects for this week’s Regional Science, Math & Engineering Fair at the Fresno Fairgrounds.

The event runs March 14-17 at the Commerce Building. The public is invited to view student projects on Tuesday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Students will compete to take home ribbons, medals, trophies and special awards in a variety of categories and divisions.

Middle school and high school students from all over the central San Joaquin Valley will showcase their research and displays.

The top four individual winners from the Senior Division will go on to represent the regional fair at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held in Phoenix on May 8-13. The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair is the world’s largest pre-college science competition for students in grades 9-12.