Congratulations to the Teams from  the Engineering, Science, University Magnet School  from New Haven Public Schools who competed at the annual CT Innovation Expo/Expo Fest Saturday, May 20th at the Oakdale Theatre. This state wide competition is the culmination of year long projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, App Development and Film Making. Each team competes against others across the state to present and market their unique solution in each category.


In the Technology Challenge, a team from ESUMS received 1st Place and the Director’s Challenge Award for their development of , a solution around mobile transportation for disabled persons.


In the Digital Media Challenge, a team from ESUMS received 1st Place for their development of , devoted to student philanthropy and diabetes awareness.


A Team from ESUMS, ESUMSBioPlastics, n ExpoFest also received a NEED award (National Energy Education Development Project), and a Presidents Environment Youth Award, for a project creating biodegradable bags from pumpkins.


In the Level I STEM Category, a team from ESUMS received 1st Place for their project SolarEvolution "Providing Solar Power with a Reflective Flower!”


Congratulations! To New Haven Public School Students who received awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017
Following a week-long celebration of science at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Los Angeles, California, Intel Corporation and Society for Science & the Public announced the top award winners for 2017.
Sophie Edelstein Grade 10 Wilbur Cross High School
Formulation of Gelatin-Hyaluronic Acid Blend Cross-Linked Gels for Potential Tissue Applications: Cost-Effective, Patient Specific, Alternative Treatment of Labral Tears of the Hip
Received a 3rd Place Award in the Biomedical Engineering Category
Maya Geradi Grade 11 Wilbur Cross High School
A study of circadian genetics and abiotic stress towards sustainable agriculture

Received a 4th Place award in the Plant Sciences Category


See WTNH Coverage of Science Fair here.
Congratulations to all young student scientists, their teachers and parents.


New Haven Public Schools Presents the 23rd Science Fair Program


New Haven, CT (May 15, 2017) -  Over 600 student scientists will be showing off their science fair projects at the 23rd Annual New Haven Science Fair May 15-17, with judging on May 16, and public viewing on the afternoon of May 16 and May 17 at Yale Commons, Woolsey Hall at Yale University (500 College Street).  Awards ceremony at Sheffield Sterling Strathcona Hall (1 Prospect Street) at 6:30 pm on May 17. 

Note, the fair is CLOSED to the public/parents while students are there Tuesday morning being judged.

Schedule of events: 

Monday, May 15  
•  4:30pm: Tutorial for new judges (Commons)
•  5:00pm – 8:00pm: Preliminary judging (dinner served) (Commons)

Tuesday, May 16
• 9:30am – 12:30pm: Final judging and oral presentation by students (breakfast and lunch served)
   Note: Closed to general public.(Commons)
• 1:00pm – 6:00pm: Public viewing (Commons)

Wednesday, May 17 
•  9:00am – 9:00pm: Public viewing (Commons)
•  6:30pm – 8:30pm: Awards ceremony (Sheffield Sterling Strathcona Hall)


See New Haven Independent coverage here.
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