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Science Center, University of Utah Team Up on Science Fair


Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair Held March 17-18

Jan. 27, 2005 — The Utah Science Center and the University of Utah today called for entries for the 2005 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair.

The fair will be held March 17-18 on the sixth floor of The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium, on the University of Utah campus. All middle and high school students (grades 6-12) from private and public schools within Salt Lake, Tooele and Summit counties are invited to enter.

The Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair provides opportunities for students to showcase their achievements and compete for valuable prizes. Top performers from the event will be invited to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest pre-college celebration of science, bringing together students from approximately 40 countries. Contestants at the Intel fair will compete for more than $2 million in scholarships, tuition grants, scientific equipment and scientific trips.

Students, teachers and parents interested in finding out more about the Salt Lake Valley fair can visit for detailed information about registration, project examples and categories, rules and regulations, and checklists and other forms. Deadline for entries is March 11, 2005.

Research categories for the fair include:
— Behavioral and Social Sciences
— Biochemistry
— Botany
— Chemistry
— Computer Science
— Earth Science
— Engineering
— Environmental Science
— Mathematics
— Medicine and Health
— Microbiology
— Physics
— Space Science
— Zoology

The Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair is made possible by the Utah Science Center, the University of Utah and a generous grant from the Intel Corp.

About the Utah Science Center

The Utah Science Center ( emphasizes creative and active exploration of the worlds of science and technology. The Science Center endeavors to create a culture and environment for exploring the factors and phenomena that affect our lives and shape our future. The Utah Science Center, along with Global Artways ( – Salt Lake City’s arts education program – and the Center for Documentary Arts (, will find a permanent home in The Leonardo (, an art, culture and science center being developed in the former main Salt Lake City Public Library building on Library Square.