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April 30: Elementary School Students to Participate in Science Fair
Nine hundred fifty students in grades 3 through 6 will be on campus for event in Myers Field House.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 4-20-2016
Mankato, Minn. – Nine hundred fifty students in grades 3 through 6 from 92 Minnesota elementary schools have registered 844 projects for the annual elementary division of the Southern Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held Saturday, April 30 in Myers Field House on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus.
The exhibit hall is free and open to the public from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on April 30, and all are welcome to stop in and support the hard work of these future scientists. An award ceremony that begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena is also open to the public.
The Southern Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair is hosted by Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Science, Engineering & Technology, and the fair is intended
to foster a passion for exploration and discovery in students from 3rd grade through high school. Participation prepares students for college, allows them to compete for scholarships and introduces them to career opportunities in science and engineering. The middle school and high school science and engineering fair was held Feb. 20.
For more information about any of the science fairs, please call 507-389-2849 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.