Please note in 2023 their will be a Real fair at the stadium
Preliminary judging to select exhibits of an appropriate standard for the fair will take place at your school. The committee will provide judges for your school fairs.
Schools must register their intention to enter by Friday the 28th of July. This can be done by contacting Hugh Lensen
The following schools have registered to make entries into the fair and their students can enter through the school
Blenheim, Bohally, Fairhall, MGC, Rapaura, Renwick, Richmond View, Seddon, St Marys' Ward, Witherlea
Schools should contact Hugh Lensen with the number of exhibits they intend to be judged a week before their School Fair. Schools will then be given access to a google sheet to list their entries for judging .
The committee will organise a judging panel and a date for each school fair between the 28th of August and 14th of September.
The Judging panel will decide which exhibits have met the standard for the Regional Fair and will add comments to the google sheet and assign the accepted exhibits an entry code.
By Friday 15th September all entries from schools should be finalised on the google sheet. Schools are responsible for ensuring their entries are accurate and spelt correctly.
are available for $2 each by emailing email@example.com
The complete Teacher Booklet
may also be downloaded in pdf format.
Guidance for Exhibitors
Choose either a Scientific Investigation or a Technological Design
are ways of trying to solve a problem
or a need that is recognised.
We begin with identifying a need or problem. We collect information about the need or problem; testing, surveying. We analyse the information. We develop a plan to approach the problem. Design prototypes/systems to solve the problem. Evaluate the effectiveness of the prototype/system at solving the problem.
Modify or refine.
are ways of trying to find the answer to a question
about the world. We begin with an hypothesis or prediction. We test our hypothesis by experimenting or observing. We collect and record results from our experiments. The results are interpreted/analysed and a conclusion is drawn by comparing the results with our hypothesis/prediction.
If our hypothesis does not agree with the results we make a new one.