Mount Union Hosts Science Day and Science and Engineering Fair
April 3, 2003
Mount Union College was host to the Ohio District 13 Science Day and Region XIII Science and Engineering Fair on March 22 in the Timken Physical Education Building.
There were 267 projects and 318 students competing. Those students who received a superior rating at the District 13 Science Day will be representing the State Science Day on May 3 in Columbus at Ohio State University.
Two students were named to represent Ohio Region XIII at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Cleveland, May 11 - 17.
The Ohio District 13 Science Day was open to students in grades 7-12 who received a "superior" rating at their school district?s local science fair from the following counties; Carroll, Stark, and Tuscarawas. Sixth Grade Students may display their projects and compete for Special Awards only.
The Ohio Region XIII Science and Engineering Fair was open to students in grades 9-12 who have received a "superior" rating at the local science fair level from the following counties: Carroll, Harrison, Stark, and Tuscarawas.
Projects that have followed Ohio Academy of Science Standards from students who are home-schooled or come from schools where local science fairs are not held were also welcome to be submitted to the District 13 Scientific Review Committee for possible entry to the Ohio District 13 Science Day fair.
The Ohio Academy of Science is dedicated to encouraging and assuring the discovery, understanding, dissemination and practice of science, mathematics and engineering. Each year in Ohio, there are more than 1,000 local Science Days, progressing to 16 district Science Days and culminating with the State Science Day with more than $150,000 in scholarships and awards.