Ozark STEM is excited to host the 2020 NWA Virtual STEM Fair. Students from ages 5-18 can explore the world of STEM. Students can complete a research project, share their learnings online, and learn from other teams. Compete as an individual or as part of a virtual team.

Winning teams will receive a prize for each of the following categories:
Most Entertaining (All Groups)
Most Educational (All Groups)
Audience Choice
Overall Group I
Overall Group II
Overall Group III

ENTRIES
Each entry must be related to an area of science, technology,engineering or mathematics. We will be accepting entries through April 30th via this link. Teams can be from 1 – 6 students and each team can submit only one entry. All entries will be judged based on the rubrics listed below.

All Group I (Ages 5 Р8) entries must include:
Poster: Teams will create a scientific poster uploaded as a PDF or PPT slide. VIDEO: Tips on creating a science poster.
Presentation: Provide a link to an uploaded video (YouTube, Vimeo, etc) or share a narrated PowerPoint in a Google folder. Students should describe the poster in the video, similar to a poster session at a professional conference, and be 2 – 5 minutes long.
Photo: A full resolution team photo.
Photo Release Forms: A single document with photo releases (Word,PDF) from all individuals who appear in photos or video.

All Group II (Ages 9 Р13) entries must include:
Poster: Teams will create a scientific poster uploaded as a PDF or PPT slide. VIDEO: Tips on creating a science poster.
Presentation: Provide a link to an uploaded video (YouTube, Vimeo, etc) or share a narrated PowerPoint in a Google folder. Students should describe the poster in the video, similar to a poster session at a professional conference, and be 5 – 8 minutes long.
Photo: A full resolution team photo.
Photo Release Forms: A single document with photo releases (Word,PDF) from all individuals who appear in photos or video.

All Group III (Ages 14 – 18) entries must include:
Abstract: A description of the research project and science exhibit, 1 to 3 paragraphs long.
Poster: Teams will create a scientific poster uploaded as a PDF or PPT slide. VIDEO: Tips on creating a science poster.
Presentation: Provide a link to an uploaded video (YouTube, Vimeo, etc) or share a narrated Power Point in a Google folder. Students should describe the poster in the video, similar to a poster session at a professional conference, and be 7-10 minutes long.
Photo: A full resolution team photo.
Photo Release Forms: A single document with photo releases (Word,PDF) from all individuals who appear in photos or video.

Group 1 Rubric
Group 2 Rubric
Group 3 Rubric