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2016 Science Fair Schedule

These schedules are subject to some late changes in details ... Please check them again a few days before the Fair.


Friday March 31, 2017

Time Event
During the Day Set up of tables, furniture, etc.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Grade 7-12 exhibitors arrive to check in and set up their projects through the evening. There will be no time for set up on Saturday morning!
8:00 PM - 7:30 AM Security provided for projects overnight

NOTE that Grade K-6 projects and Grade 7-12 projects will each be split into two groups, designated Group A and Group B. Parts of the schedule differ between these two groups.
Please read the schedules below carefully to ensure you know the activities for your own Group.

Saturday April 1, 2017

> Schedule for Grade K - 6 Exhibitors

Time Event
During the Day Set up of tables, furniture, etc.
12:30 - 1:15 PM K - 6 students arrive, register and set up projects
1:15 - 2:15 PM Group A:
Exhibitors present their projects to each other
Group B:
Scientist in Schools program
2:15 - 3:15 PM Group A:
Scientist in Schools program
Group B:
Exhibitors present their projects to each other
3:15 PM Fair is open to the public. K-6 Exhibitors may dismantle their projects and remove them from the Exhibit Area

> Schedule for Grade 7 - 12 Exhibitors and Judges

Only Exhibitors, Judges, and Science Fair Personnel may enter the Exhibit Areas during the period 9 AM to 2 PM.

Time Event
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Judges arrive and are briefed.
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Grade 7 - 12 exhibitors arrive, and take a seat in the ARC auditorium. Exhibitors are not allowed to enter Exhibit Area at this time.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome Assembly in the ARC for Grade 7-12 exhibitors, followed by the walk to the next activity.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Judges' walkthrough in Exhibit Area- No exhibitors present at the projects.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Judging and Activities for Groups A and B.
See Group A and Group B schedules for this period below.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Break and walk to ARC auditorium.
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Speaker for all Grade 7-12 students in the ARC. The guest speaker is Professor Nick Eyles, Professor of Geology at the University of Toronto Scarborough.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Science Fair is open to the public.
Exhibitors are present at their projects during this time.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Awards Ceremony:
  • All exhibitors go to the ARC Theatre.
  • Parents and Guests go to Arts & Admin Building: Room AA112 for Video Feed. Unfortunately, space limitations prevent us from all being together in the ARC for the Awards Ceremony.
6:30 PM Fair Closes. All projects are dismantled and removed from Exhibit Area.
Note: Canada Wide Award Winners will be asked to stay for a short meeting immediately after the Awards Ceremony.

>> Schedule for Group A Grade 7 - 12 Exhibitors

Time Event
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Group A Projects are judged.
Exhibitors remain at their projects for full period, to be judged by three Judges.
12:00 - 12:30 PM Group A Lunch Break - You may buy lunch in the Marketplace Cafeteria or bring your own lunch and eat it in the Cafeteria.
12:30 PM Meet in ARC before walking to the Science Activities together.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Science Activities

>> Schedule for Group B Grade 7 - 12 Exhibitors

Time Event
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Science Activities
11:00 AM - Noon Group B Lunch Break - You may buy lunch in the Marketplace Cafeteria or bring your own lunch and eat it in the Cafeteria.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Group B Projects are judged.
Exhibitors remain at their projects for full period, to be judged by three Judges.

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