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    Registration for the 2017 Synopsys Championship is now closed.

    February 2, 2017

    Registration for the 2017 Synopsys Championship is now closed.

    Students are responsible for checking this Science Fair web site to see the status of their applications.

    • Use the Check Project Status button on the bottom left of this page. Projects are grouped by teacher or by private sponsor name. The Scientific Review Committee will review non-SRC projects that arrive by the final deadline. Most project status changes from “Received” will occur after the Feb 4 SRC review meeting.  Volunteer scientists are currently reviewing 60 projects, so please be patient.
    • If an application is not yet “Accepted”, but is “Incomplete”, the student should check his/her own email for a message about what more information is needed and follow up with the teacher or sponsor, if necessary.
    • If an application was submitted for the Jan 26th deadline, but is not listed as a “Received” project by February 1, contact the fair manager by email ASAP.Registration for the 2017 Synopsys Championship is now closed.




    Final deadline for project applications is February 1

    January 28, 2017

    2017 Project applications must be postmarked on or before January 26th.

    Projects not in the U.S. mail by 6PM Jan 26th may be hand delivered on or before February 1st to 2321 Harvard Street in Palo Alto. Please leave the application in the drop-off box on the front porch; it is checked frequently.  Also be sure a check made out to “SCVSEFA” for the application fee is securely attached to the application ($15 per individual project, $30 for team project).

    Students are responsible for checking this Science Fair web site to see the status of their applications.

    • Use the Check Project Status button on the bottom left of this page. Projects are grouped by teacher or by private sponsor name. The Scientific Review Committee will review non-SRC projects that arrive by the final deadline. Most project status changes from “Received” will occur after the Feb 4 SRC review meeting.
    • If an application is not yet “Accepted”, but is “Incomplete”, the student should check his/her own email for a message about what more information is needed and follow up with the teacher or sponsor, if necessary.
    • If an application was submitted for the Jan 26th deadline, but is not listed as a “Received” project by February 1, contact the fair manager by email ASAP.




    Final application deadline is Jan. 26

    January 3, 2017

    2017 Project applications must be postmarked on or before January 26th.

    Students are responsible for checking this Science Fair web site to see the status of their application.  The Scientific Review Committee which will review non-SRC projects coming in for the final deadline will meet Feb 4.

    • Use the Check Project Status button on the bottom left of this page. Projects are grouped by teacher or by private sponsor name.  Most project status changes from “Received” will occur after the Feb 4 review meeting.
    • If an application is not yet “Accepted”, but is “Incomplete”, the student should check his/her own email for a message about what more information is needed and follow up with the teacher or sponsor, if necessary.
    • If an application was submitted for the Jan 26th deadline, but is not listed as a project by February 1, contact the fair manager by email ASAP.

     

    Projects not in the U.S. mail by 6PM Jan 26th may be hand delivered on or before February 1st to 2321 Harvard Street in Palo Alto. Please leave the application in the drop-off box on the front porch; it is checked frequently.  Please be sure a check made out to “SCVSEFA” for the application fee is securely attached to the application ($15 per individual project, $30 for team project).




    Synopsys Championship volunteers are taking a break until January 3

    December 20, 2016

    The Synopsys Championship volunteers are taking a holiday break until January 3. As a result, the project status of previously submitted projects will not change until reviews start again in January. New applications will be processed and appear with a “received” project status.

    1. If your project status  is “received” on this website and it was received before Dec 3, it will be handled shortly.
    2. If your project status  is “received” on this website  and it was received after Dec 3, it will be handled as time permits.  Some projects require pre-approval and may not be started until approval is given.
    3. If your project status is “incomplete”  your teacher (and possibly you) will have been sent an email message outlining what was missing or incorrect.  We will handle your responses as time permits between now and January 3.

    Happy holidays to all.




    Status of recent projects submitted for final SRC review

    November 6, 2016

    If you submitted a project for the Dec 3 SRC review, please check the web site (project status button to the left) to see if we received your project.  If it is not listed there, please contact the fair administrator. Most  of the 300 + projects received will be listed as “Received”  or “Waiting for review”.  We have reviewed most projects and the status will change over the next few days.

    If your project was not accepted (few were) your teacher will receive a note from an SRC reviewer that will  indicate what needs to be fixed.  Please respond as soon as possible.  The Final deadline for all projects is January 26, 2017.




    Early deadline for projects requiring early PRE-APPROVAL is coming soon

    October 26, 2016

    Select the application deadline link below, or any of the other links listed for your information

    2017 Application Deadlines link.

    Information Links
    for Students & Teachers:

    2017-Handbook  Please read thoroughly prior to beginning the Application Process
    2017 Online registration
    2017 Supplemental Application
    2017 Additional Application Forms

    2017 Teacher workshop and student clinic schedule
    2017 Changes from last year’s rules 
    New Middle school project limits




    Sign Up Now to Receive Science News in High Schools for Free!

    September 29, 2016

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    SSP is sharing this info with school administrators, science teachers, librarians or anyone else interested on behalf of a high school can learn more at <https://www.societyforscience.org/science-news-high-schools>https://www.societyforscience.org/science-news-high-schools and can sign-up directly at: <https://member.societyforscience.org/science-news-in-hs-teachers>https://member.societyforscience.org/science-news-in-hs-teachers.

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    2017 Synopsys Championship Registration is now open

    September 28, 2016

    Welcome to the 2017 Synopsys Championship!

    Information Links for students & Teachers are listed below.  Please use the navigation tabs at the top of the center banner of the homepage to go to detailed information for students, teachers, mentors, judges, and volunteers.

    2017 Handbook
    2017 Online registration
    2017 Supplemental Application
    2017 Additional Application Forms
    2017 Application Deadlines
    2017 Teacher workshop and student clinic schedule
    2017 Changes from last year’s rules 
    New Middle school project limits 




    New Teacher Workshop Sept 28 in Los Altos

    September 20, 2016

    Sept 28, 2016   Los Altos High School   Room 710.    6:30 – 8PM.

    Calling all north county teachers, especially those wanting to send in biological projects.
    Teachers must register (email src@science-fair.org).
    T
    eacher workshops answer teachers’ questions about how to fill in the paperwork for the fair and where to get help for supplies and ideas for projects.

    The student clinic will take place in the Eagle Theater.




    2017 Synopsys Championship Registration is now open

    September 16, 2016

    Welcome to the 2017 Synopsys Championship!

    Information Links for students & Teachers are listed below.  Please use the navigation tabs at the top of the center banner of the homepage to go to detailed information for students, teachers, mentors, judges, and volunteers.

    2017 Handbook
    2017 Online registration
    2017 Supplemental Application
    2017 Additional Application Forms
    2017 Application Deadlines
    2017 Teacher workshop and student clinic schedule
    2017 Changes from last year’s rules 
    New Middle school project limits