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5,000 Students to participate in SCI://TECH Fairs and Expo

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On January 25, Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) and the Conroe Independent School District (CISD) will kick off four weekends of scientific discovery with the 29th Annual SCI://TECH Exposition themed Where STEM Gets Its Roots. SCI://TECH is a collaboration between Education for Tomorrow Alliance, Conroe ISD, and area private schools that engages 5,000 K-12 students in 13 science, technology, engineering, and math activities over four weekends with the support of community volunteers.

SCI://TECH events take place throughout Montgomery County from January 25 to February 16.

On January 25, Lone Star College – Montgomery will host the Anadarko Senior High Science Bowl and the Private School Science Fair.

On February 1, the Chevron Phillips Chemical Senior High and Entergy Junior High Science Fairs will take place at the Lone Star Convention Center.

With nearly 1,770 students registered, SCI://TECH offers the largest science fair in Texas, and hundreds of volunteer judges are still needed for 7:45 am, 9:30 am, and 2:00 pm shifts. Volunteers can register online at www.efta-us.org/volunteer.

On February 2, EfTA and CISD will present SCI://TECH Expo Day, a day of family-friendly, free events at the Lone Star Convention Center. The Huntsman Elementary Science Festival is a highlight of the Expo which engages students in grades K – fourth in hands-on science experiments. Thousands of visitors are expected to participate in the festival, as well as Math Bowl, forensics and robotics demonstrations, the PBK SciMatheLon, and Sci.Story, a digital storytelling competition. Visitors are welcome to come to explore the scientific world from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

For a full list of SCI://TECH events, including the Consolidated Communications Junior High and Repsol Senior High Engineering Design Competitions (robotics), please visit www.efta-us.org/events.

Education for Tomorrow Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating education and community partnerships that advance student success in Montgomery County, Texas. With innovative programs focused on science, technology and career preparation, EfTA is the portal through which business leaders can access and strengthen local education. Learn more about SCI://TECH or Education for Tomorrow Alliance’s other programs at www.efta-us.org.

2019 SCI://TECH Exposition Calendar

January 25, 2019

● Anadarko Senior High Science Bowl, Private School Science Fair, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

January 29, 2019

● Technical Writing Competition Judging, 5:00 pm at The Woodlands College Park High School

February 1, 2019

● Chevron Phillips Senior High Science Fair, Entergy Junior High Science Fair, 7:45 am – 5:45 pm at The Lone Star Convention Center

February 2, 2019

● Forensic Science Demonstration, Huntsman Elementary Science Festival, Math Bowl, PBK Sci.Math.e.Lon, and Robotics Demonstration, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Lone Star Convention Center

February 8, 2019

● Junior High Science Bowl, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

February 9, 2019

● Biotechnology Competition, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery
● Repsol Senior High Engineering Design Competition, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at Lone Star College – Montgomery

February 16, 2019

● Consolidated Communications Junior High Engineering Design Competition, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at York Junior High School

 

Learn more about the SCI://TECH events and exposition at www.efta-us.org/events.

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