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Contest Poster – Print and Photos!

Alameda County Science & Engineering Fair is shaping the Next Generation of Scientist and Engineers.
download the contest flyer (PDF) on your right.

REMINDER!!

 

SYNOPSYS ACSEF MAILING ADDRESS

 

Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair

c/o Patti Carothers — Founding Director

3996 Mt. Rainier Ct., Pleasanton, CA 94588

 

PHONE: 925-426-7879

 

Alameda County Fairgrounds - Event Location SACSEF March 10-12, 2017

4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

 

SACSEF 2018 plans are well under way! SAVE the DATES: March 16-18, 2018


Online Registration & Project Proposal Application: There are two deadlines for this to occur:

 Registration https://acsef.zfairs.com to create a project dashboard ** if your school has a pre-selection process for who can attend the county science fair ask your TEACHER to email us for instructions.

Application (select from these below, print, compete, add your typed research plan/materials list, scan and save in a pdf file to

**upload to your registration dashboard. Email us when that is done alamedacountysef@gmail.com

Deadline #1
**BEFORE uploading to your dashboard - Be sure your application packet is PERFECT (all forms must be legible, complete including signatures and dates, & you've included a typed Research Plan/Procedure and Materials list).

Registration https://acsef.zfairs.com to create a project dashboard Application Deadline #2

Aug 1 – January 10 (before midnight)

DO NOT REGISTER or SUBMIT application packet E before January 10 but do so before February 10 (midnight)

For who?

For who?

Projects that need Pre-Approval from the fair SRC (Scientific Review
Committee) or IRB (Institutional Review Board) before starting experiment. Failure to get pre-experimental approval will cause the application to be denied.

Projects that do not use organisms, activities or
materials listed to the left.

 

Research may begin with teacher/adult
supervisor’s safety approval

 

USE PACKET E

Type of Organisms or Materials

Application Packet

Human subjects (including surveys etc.)

USE PACKET A


 

Vertebrate Animal subjects: Observation Only
Note: Passive observations (this means just watching animals in their natural habitat without any attempts to
manipulate their behavior, diet or habitat)  

USE PACKET B1


Vertebrate Animal studies in a college/professional lab 
Note: Research involves more than passive observation

USE PACKET B2


Microbes (bacteria, fungi, rDNA)

USE PACKET C1 


Human or vertebrate animal tissues/bodily fluids

USE PACKET C2   

DEA controlled substances, potentially harmful lab grade chemicals/equipment/activities

 USE PACKET D



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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Patti Carothers

Founding Director/Board President/SRC Chairman

Robin Groch

Operations Director

Suzette Takei

Assistant Director/Judging Coordinator

Lina Andersen

Treasurer

Balita Shepperson

Volunteer Coordinator

Malia Takei

E-mentor Coordinator

Lorraine (Maafi) Cook

Director of Diversity, Community and Sponsorship Outreach
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