the Website dedicated to the Chicago Public Schools
Exhibition of Student Science,
Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics
Our Mission, Purpose &
Objectives are here
The 2021 theme is
Standing on the
Shoulders of STEM - Take
2021 is the 71st
year of the Chicago Exhibition of Student STEM
Research. The 2021 Citywide Exhibition will be
virtual from about March 15-21, 2021
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 2021 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 previously approved
for the Regional STEM Exhibitions or the Citywide STEM Exhibition at Illinois Tech you DO NOT need to be re-approved.