the Website dedicated to the Chicago Public Schools
Exhibition of Student Science,
Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics
2020 CPS STEM
March 12, 2020
Dear STEM Exhibition CPS Students, Parents,
Teacher Sponsors, Judges, and Volunteers,
to inform you that the 70th Annual Citywide
CPS STEM Exhibition scheduled for the week
of March 16- 22, 2020 at Illinois Tech has
On March 11, 2020 Illinois Tech informed us
that they are following the recommendations
from the Chicago Department of Public Health
to not hold events over 100 people due to
the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
We thank everyone for their support of STEM
Exhibition. We look forward in planning for
our 71st STEM Exhibition in 2021.
McDonald, Board President
Student Science Fair Inc,
Elizabeth Copper. Executive Director
CPS Student Science Fair, Inc.
Ms. Carrie Kaestner, Chairperson
2020 Exhibition of
Student STEM Research
The 2020 theme is
2020 is the 70th
year of the Chicago Exhibition of Student STEM
Research. The 2020 Exhibition will take place in
Herman Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (Building HH on this campus
map.) from March 16-22, 2020
This Web site is
designed to assist the student in the
development of a research project, an essay, or
a symposium paper in the areas of Science,
Technology, Engineering and/or
The information on this website will be taken
from the 2020 STEM
Exhibition handbook (available here).
This information should be read carefully and
thoroughly by the student and the teacher.
Planning and selection of a STEM
research project, the method of developing a
scientific paper, and the adherence to safety
requirements are explained in depth in this
progress has been made on a STEM
investigation, the participant may exhibit
his/her project at the local school STEM
Exposition. If successful, the participant may
move on to a Chicago Public Schools Regional STEM
Exposition. From this level, the project may be
chosen for exhibit at the Citywide Chicago
Public Schools STEM
A student researcher
at the high school level may also submit a STEM
based research paper for evaluation and possible
presentation in the Symposium. To participate in
the Symposium, a student is not required to have
an exhibit to display at the exposition, but
he/she must conduct primary STEM
research as a basis for the paper.
[Student Area|Teacher Area|Parent Area|Judge Area]
Regional Coordinator's Page]
policy now mandates that ALL prospective judges be
approved Level II Volunteers.
is available here.
NOTE: If you were approved for the 2019
Regional STEM Exhibitions or the 2019 STEM Exhibition at Illinois Tech you DO NOT need to be re-approved.