The 2018-2019 Chicago Student STEM Exhibition Calendar of Events
 
A calendar for Network STEM Exhibition Coordinators, Committee Members and
    Board of Directors meetings can be found here.

The 2018-2019 calendar is subject to change at any time so please check back as necessary.
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September 2018
 
9/15/18 QED Math Symposium pre-registration.  Registration forms are accessible on-line at http://www.mathcirclesofchicago.org/qed


9/19/18 DUE DATE for the Peoples Gas Middle School STEM Club (Application here)


9/29/18 DUE DATE for the ComEd High School STEM Club (Application here)


9/29/18 STEM Exhibition Central for students, parents & teachers at Chicago State University (CSU) – CSU will host STEM Exhibition Central from 9 AM to 12:00 PM in the Williams Science Center, Rooms 106 and 108, or write Asst. Prof. J. Archibald Peters


9/29/18 STEM Exhibition Central for students, parents & teachers at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) - see http://www.neiu.edu/~sfc/ or write Dr. Huseyin Colak for details.

October 2018



10/26/18 DUE DATE for appropriate endorsement forms with supporting documents for projects conducted in a university, hospital or research facility under the supervision of a doctor, professor or scientist.  These documents MUST be submitted to the Scientific Review Committee member listed on the forms prior to the beginning of the project.


10/31/18 DUE DATE for the Request for use of Firearms Endorsement to be received by the Safety Review Committee.  The request MUST be made on the appropriate form along with ALL required documents attached.

November 2018

 
11/8/18 DUE DATE for the receipt of the Letter of Intent to Participate in the STEM Exhibition.


11/9/18 DUE DATE for QED Math Symposium registration.  Registration forms are accessible on-line at http://www.mathcirclesofchicago.org/qed


11/11-
    12/14/18
Suggested dates for local school STEM Exhibitions.


11/19/18 DUE DATE for informed consent certification, human, vertebrate, vertebrate tissue, microbiology, and DNA  endorsement requests to be received by the Scientific Review committee member listed on the appropriate form.  NOTE Endorsement requests MUST be made PRIOR to experimentation in order to ensure the safety of the test subject(s) and/or the scientist.  The project plans are reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee and, if safe, the endorsement is granted and the experiment may be carried out.  Permission to carry out an experiment CANNOT be given to one that has already been completed.  NOTE: Endorsements and additional documentation for projects conducted at a university, hospital or research facility under the supervision of a doctor, professor or scientist must submitted to the Scientific Review Committee member listed on the forms  by October 26, 2018


11/19/18 DUE DATE for MINI and MAXI RESEARCH GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR PRE-APPROVAL to Luba Johnson CPS Student Science Fair, Inc. Dore Elementary School 6108 S. Natoma, Chicago, IL 60638 GSR #44

                                                  December 2018                                                            

12/1/18 QED Math Symposium held at Walter Payton High School from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.  For more information contact Doug O’Roark


12/14/18 DUE DATE for IJAS COVER DESIGNS - mail to IJAS Cover Design c/o CPS Student Science Fair, Inc., P.O. Box 803945, Chicago, IL  60680-3945

January 2019

1/11/19 DUE DATE for SYMPOSIUM PAPERS & ESSAYS – Symposium and Essay Entry Forms, along with Research Papers and all required documents must be sent as one PDF file via email to cpssciencefair@gmail.com  Attention – Jennifer Patush


1/11 - 2/1/19 Suggested dates for Regional Networks STEM Exhibitions


1/26/19 Symposium and essay paper reading. Contact Jennifer Patush at cpssciencefair@gmail.com
 
February  2019
 
2/15/19 Notification of students selected to present high school research papers at the STEM Exhibition Symposium


2/22/19 DUE DATE for Maxi and Mini Research Grant applications to Luba Johnson CPS Student Science Fair, Inc. Dore Elementary School 6108 S. Natoma,  Chicago, IL 60638  GSR #44

March  2019
 
3/19/19 7th & 8th Grade exhibitors setup Day in Herman Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (See map), 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


3/20/19 High School exhibitors & Symposium participants setup Day in Herman Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (See map), 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


3/21/19 DUE DATE CPS SSF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS with all necessary documents to be received by Jenny Sarna, Scholarship Chairperson, CPS Bridgeport Office, Teaching & Learning – Science, GSR# 39


3/21/19 STEM Exhibition Symposium Presentations, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


3/22/19 City Exhibition of Student STEM Research
    Exhibit Judging 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Opening Ceremony 11 a.m. STEM Exhibition open to the public 1 p.m. - 3:15 p. m.


3/23/19 International Science and Engineering Fair Judging
Sixth-Grade Recognition Event (by invitation only)
STEM Exhibition open to the public 9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p. m.


3/24/19 Awards Program 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (by invitation only)

April 2019

4/11/19 STEM Exhibition Scholarship Oral Interviews (by invitation only)

May 2019

5/3-4/19 Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS State Science Fair) – Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois


5/12-17/19 International Science and Engineering Fair (International Science Fair); Phoenix, Arizona


5/21/19 Scholarship Awards Reception (by invitation only)


5/24/19 DUE DATE for final Mini and Maxi Research Grant report to Luba Johnson CPS Student Science Fair, Inc. Dore Elementary School 6108 S. Natoma, Chicago, IL 60638 GSR #44

June 2019
 

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