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2013 Science Fair Schedule
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Preliminary Round of High School Paper Presentations at Heintz Center
All papers participate in this round and approx. 12 papers will advance to the semifinals. Public is invited to attend.

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Semifinal Round of Middle School Paper Presentations at Heintz Center
All papers participate in this round. 6 papers will advance to finals. Public is invited to attend.

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Semifinal Round of High School Paper Presentations at Heintz Center
6 papers will advance to finals Thursday evening. Public is invited to attend.

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Final Round of Middle School Paper Presentations at Heintz Center
TOP TWO Papers will advance to State Science Fair. Public is invited to attend.

THURSDAY, February 16th
3:00 - 5:30 pm
Students check in for Project Set Up & Approval at the RCTC Regional Sports Center.
Students need to receive Display and Safety check before leaving.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
RIBBON JUDGING RCTC Regional Sports Center
Middle School Projects (Grades 6-8)
Students must be present with their projects and won't be released till 9 pm.

7:00 - 10:00 pm
Final Round of High School Paper Presentations
Students report to the Heintz Center
(Winners will be announced at awards ceremony. Public is invited to attend.)

FRIDAY, February 17th
8:00 - 8:45 am
Final Display and Safety re-check for all students whose projects weren't approved at registration.

9:00 - 11:00 am
RIBBON JUDGING at RCTC Regional Sports Center
High School Projects (Grades 9-12) Students must be present with their projects.
(Project doors will be locked from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

11:00 - 12:30 pm
PROJECTS OPEN TO PUBLIC
High School Students report to Field House for lunch, all students will be required to remain in the Regional Sports Center during lunch.

Noon - 12:45 pm
Presentation:"Just Add Water--How Water Shapes and Creates the World Around Us."
Robb Bunge, 1992 Rochester ISEF Finalist. Robb Graduated with Honors from John Marshall High School in 1992. Following JM, Robb studied Geology at UW Madison and graduated with distinction in 1997. He did take a year off from studies to teach in Mozambique, Africa. After his Bachelors, Robb moved to Denver Colorado and found a job consulting as a geologist that led him into the oil and gas industry. Furthering his education, he received a MS in Geophysics from Colorado School of Mines in 2000. Post graduate degree, Robb moved to Houston, TX where he has worked for various oil and gas companies. Robb is currently the Frontier International Exploration Manager at Noble Energy, where he oversees the geoscience and exploration in various countries. Currently, he works with teams in Nicaragua, India, China, Senegal, and France. In his free time, Robb spends time with his wife and two young children, travels, and rides his bicycle.

12:45 pm
Doors open to student participants to return to their projects for judging. Middle School students will arrive.

1:00 - 3:30 pm
SPECIAL AWARDS JUDGING RCTC Regional Sports Center
Middle and High School Projects Students must be present with their projects to be judged for special awards. Students will not be released till 3:30 p.m.

3:30 - 4:00 pm
Remove Projects From Gym

Saturday, February 18th
9:00 - Noon
Guest Speaker Robb Bunge ISEF Finalist 1992, John Marshall High School Graduate
AWARDS CEREMONY at John Marshall High School Auditorium
Special Presentations to be Announced.
Awards will be presented and drawings for prizes. ISEF winners will be announced.
(Students attending the State Science Fair will meet and receive information immediately following the ceremony.) 




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