SCSD Science Fair and Mentoring Workshops


Calling all Student Scientists! Science Fair is gearing up for another year of fun!

What is SCSD Science Fair Program?

All 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to participate in the SCSD Science Fair. Industry and academic scientists to support novice and experienced student scientists. We offer 1-on-1 mentoring support and monthly workshops to guide students in creating an exceptional Science Fair Project.

Students and parents are welcome to attend any of our workshops to experience fun science demos and get pointers on how to find a topic, design experiments, analyze your data and present your project!  Projects are submitted to the SCSD Science Fair and may qualify for the San Mateo County STEM fair. Participation in the Science Fair is OPTIONAL.

New this year.. we will be offering 2 parent seminars to support your student scientist in this process.

Mark your calendars with these Science Fair dates!! All Sessions are from 7-8:30 pm in the new CMS building.

September 8, 2015
Information and Brainstorming Session – What is my exceptional project?
September 22, 2015
How to Research Your Topic and Write a Good Hypothesis
October 6, 2015
Tips and Advice on Experimental Design
November 17, 2015
Data Analysis I:  I have my data, now what?!
December 8, 2015
Data Analysis II & Poster Layout:  How to present your work on your poster
Parent Seminar – Poster tips and tricks
January 5, 2016
Having a Conversation with the Judges and Preparing Your Abstract
Parent Seminar – What to expect at the science fairs

SCSD Science Fair 2015-2016: January 29- February 1, 2016, CMS

For more information, including all the workshop dates and topics, visit us at or contact your TL parent liaise, Adrian Land ( or Pam Louie if you have any questions at