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Central NM Science & Engineering Research Challenge

Sponsoring Organization: 
UNM STEM-H Center
Description: 

The purpose of the Central NM Science & Engineering Research Challenge (formerly NWNM Regional Science & Engineering Fair) is to interest young people in science and engineering and promote science and engineering fields as academic and career choices. The Research Challenge clearly requires students to research and demonstrate scientific principles or answer propositions through inquiry-based learning as well as development of the scientific or engineering method.

Submission Type : 
Program
Eligibility Requirements: 
Students qualify to compete in the Regional Research Challenge out of their local school (homeschool, private, public, charter, parochial).
Other Location Information: 
This year the research challenge will take place at EXPO New Mexico.
Ongoing Event: 
No
Event Season: 
Spring (March - May)
Event Date: 
03/24/18 to 03/28/18
Cost to Attend: 
$27.50 per student (6th - 12th) and $15.00 per student (4th & 5th)
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Karen Kinsman, MS, Director/Sr. Program Manager
Albuquerque
87131‐0001
Phone: 
505-277-4916
Email: 
scifair [at] unm.edu
Alternative Contact Name: 
Erin Garcia
Alternative Contact Phone: 
(505) 277‐4916
Alternative Contact Email: 
scifair [at] unm.edu
University or College Affiliation: 
The University of New Mexico
Is your program statewide?: 
No
State Area Options: 
Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Subject Area: 
General - Science
General - Technology
General - Engineering
General - Math
Target Audience: 
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
Females
Underrepresented Minorities in General