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:

SCIENCE

Junior Primary Science- Years 1 -3
Senior Primary- Year 4-6
Intermediate Science – Years 7 & 8
Junior Secondary Science – Years 9 & 10
Senior Secondary Science – Years 11-13

SCIENCE THROUGH ART
(2D or 3D)

Junior Primary Science through Art - Years 1 -3
Senior Primary through Art - Year 4-6
Intermediate Science through Art - Years 7 & 8
Junior Secondary Science through Art - Years 9 & 10
Senior Secondary Science through Art - Years 11-13

TECHNOLOGY

Junior Primary Technology- Years 1 -3
Senior Primary technology- Year 4-6
Intermediate Technology – Years 7 & 8
Junior Secondary Technology – Years 9 & 10
Senior Secondary Technology – Years 11-13

TECHNOLOGY THROUGH ART
(2D or 3D)

Junior Primary Technology through Art - Years 1 -3
Senior Primary technology through Art - Year 4-6
Intermediate Technology through Art - Years 7 & 8
Junior Secondary Technology through Art - Years 9 & 10
Senior Secondary Technology through Art - Years 11-13

Looking for inspiration? These links are full of great project ideas.

Science Fair Project Ideas
Science Bob
All Science Fair Projects
Science Buddies
Science Kids 
Steve Spangler
Kids Spot
10 Easy Science Fair Projects for Kids
Explorable

 


 

Rules


Science Fair Projects must involve content of a scientific nature (demonstration) or scientific process (investigation).

Science & Technology Fair Projects can be done:

Display boards must not exceed the following dimensions:

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.