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The Day of the Fair -- February 11, 2017

Subject to change slightly

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Check in and set up. Need directions?
9:00 a.m. Judging begins. Students and visitors are welcome to view the exhibits at this time, but please do not distract children during judging!
~ 11:30 a.m. PHAA Oral Presentations. Some high school students enrolled in PHAA will be giving their oral presentations to fulfill their public speaking requirement. All visitors are welcome to listen in!
11:30 a.m. Lunch break.
12:30 p.m. Science demonstrations TBD.
1:30 p.m. Awards ceremony. All ribbons and prizes will be awarded at this time.
2:30 to 3:00 p.m. GPHSF is open to the public. Students should stand next to their exhibits to answer questions during public viewing.

Science Fair Rules:

  1. Participants and their projects must be checked in by 8:30 a.m.


  2. Parents and visitors:
    • will be allowed in the project display area during the fair,
    • may not be present while a project is being judged,
    • must keep an eye on their young children to make sure these rules are followed.

  3. The decision of the judges is final. The same judging criteria are used for all projects. (View judging criteria for general science projects or engineering & computer science projects.)

  4. All exhibits must be removed by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the fair. Exhibits not removed will be discarded.

  5. In keeping with International Rules and Guidelines, the Science Fair Committee reserves the right to refuse the display of any item which it deems potentially hazardous or disruptive, including but not limited to:
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Any liquid including water in an open container
Flames or highly combustible materials
Dangerous, sharp, unstable, or poisonous materials
Living organisms, including plants
Human or animal food
Human or animal body parts or bodily fluid
Batteries with open-top cells
Laboratory or household chemicals

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Questions? Contact the GPHSF Director. Last modified: 18 February 2016