At least 300 judges and 50 volunteers needed for Twin Cities Regional Science Fairs


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Cause Areas

When

Fri Mar 02, 2018 08:00 AM - Sat Mar 03, 2018 02:30 PM

Where

Lee & Rose Warner Coliseum, State FairgroundsClough St & Judson AveSt. Paul, MN 55108

About

Science fair is an educational opportunity that encourages students in grade 6-12 in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. Science fair teaches all students critical thinking and project planning skills.

We need 300 judges and 50 more volunteers to help at the 80th Annual Twin Cities Regional Science Fairs held on March 2-3, 2018, in the Lee & Rose Warner Coliseum at the state fairgrounds. Sign up on our website or call or email for more information. Fun science, food, and parking provided.

We need the most help on Friday, March 2, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. in any time blocks you can give! Judging projects is on Friday March 2 from 4-9 pm. We need volunteers to help with the registration table, stuffing envelopes, score entries, and more. Please see our website at www.tcrsf.net and click on "Judges" (or on "Volunteers" for non-judging assignments). Click on "Register" to register and create your own password to enter our science fair online system. Once registered, use the "Login" page to update your preferences and RSVP.

Thank you for helping to encourage these Twin Cities students in grades 6-12 in science, technology, engineering, and math!

Volunteers should like kids! Judges should also have a minimum of a bachelors degree in science or engineering or more than 5 years work experience.

We provide catered buffet dinner on Friday evening for all our judges and volunteers. Food, fun, encouraging students in science, and volunteering. Come and give a little time for this very worthwhile cause.

Check out our website at www.tcrsf.net and judges click on Judges tab, other volunteers click on Volunteers tab. click on the Register page within the tab menu. Create your own password to use with your email address on our site. We never share your data. It is used only for science fair. We communicate primarily by email. Please come and enjoy helping our all-volunteer organization encourage students in science and technology. We are an all-volunteer 501c3 educational non-profit.

Registration table - hand out materials to students by grade & last name (Fri. March 2, 1:00-4:30 PM; Sat March 3, 8-10 AM)

Data entry - computer: enter numeric scores into very easy to use custom software; need to be accurate (March 2, about 5-9:30 PM)

Judging March 2, 4-9 PM Register on our website- listen to at least 8 student presentation at exhibits, score each on grading rubric, interact: ask the student questions about their work/scientific thought.

Volunteers should like kids! We even need help stuffing ribbons into envelopes from about 8:30-11 pm on Friday March 2!

Judges should also have a minimum of a bachelors degree in science or engineering or more than 5 years work experience.

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Physician
  • Administrative Support
  • Computer Science

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • We request at least 3 hours commitment
  • Judges need science or engineering background; data processing needs accurate numeric data entry

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