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April 26: Elementary Science Fair

More than 1,000 third- through sixth-graders to participate.

2014-04-28
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 4-21-2014

Mankato, Minn. – More than 1,000 third- through sixth-graders will be exhibiting their science projects at the Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair Saturday, April 26 at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The public is invited to view these Elementary Division projects from noon to 2 p.m. in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena and the Myers Field House. Attendance is free.

The fair allows young scientists to discuss their projects and process with family and friends as well as judges who work in various areas of science, health or engineering.

This year’s fair will be the 63rd hosted by the University, which along with the College of Science, Engineering and Technology is sponsoring the event. The Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair is one of the largest science and regional fairs in the United States.

The South Central Minnesota region includes schools from the counties of Blue Earth; Brown, Carver; Faribault; Freeborn; LeSueur; Martin; McLeod; Nicollet; Scott; Sibley; Waseca; and Watonwan. The Southwest Minnesota region includes schools from the counties of Chippewa; Cottonwood; Jackson; Lac Qui Parle; Lincoln, Lyon; Murray; Nobles; Pipestone; Redwood; Renville; Rock; Swift and Yellow Medicine.

For more information, please contact Beth Rorvig, K-12 outreach coordinator for the Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair, by phone at 507-389-2849 or by email at elizabeth.rorvig@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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