Welcome to the Eastland Network Science and Technology Fair
20 and 21 AUGUST 2021
The Eastland Network Science and Technology Fair is a great opportunity to harness the natural curiosity that children have for their surroundings. Combine that curiosity with their creative mindset, and your students can explore the world around them in depth, discover how things work, and create new solutions to improve our community and our environment.
This year, the dates of the Eastland Network Science and Technology Fair are Friday 20 - Saturday 21 August; closing date for entries is Tuesday 17 August, the drop off and judging will take place on Thursday 19 August.
If you’re interested in taking part please get in touch.
The competition is open to all schools and school-aged children (Years 1-13) in the Tairāwhiti region. It is also open to home school students.
Closing date for 2021 entries: Tuesday 17 August 2021
All entries must be categorised as follows:
Junior Primary Science- Years 1 -3
|SCIENCE THROUGH ART
(2D or 3D)
Junior Primary Science through Art - Years 1 -3
Junior Primary Technology- Years 1 -3
|TECHNOLOGY THROUGH ART
(2D or 3D)
Junior Primary Technology through Art - Years 1 -3
Looking for inspiration? These links are full of great project ideas.
Science Fair Project Ideas
All Science Fair Projects
10 Easy Science Fair Projects for Kids
Science Fair Projects must involve content of a scientific nature (demonstration) or scientific process (investigation).
Science & Technology Fair Projects can be done:
- in pairs,
- or collaboratively in a small group.
Display boards must not exceed the following dimensions:
- 1.2 metres in width
- 1 metre in height
- 75cm in depth.
In 2021 we have updated the Eastland Network Science and Technology Fair judging rubric to better reflect the nature and communication of science and technology. Check it out - 2021 Judging Rubric
Dangerous objects or harmful substances should not be displayed with the project.
Research projects which cause any pain or suffering to animals or which are designed to kill animals are prohibited. Any project with testing of people must provide written approval from the person/s involved.