The Junior High SRC committee has completed the first review of projects. Please take time to review your project and make any corrections that are called for by SRC. After you have made the corrections please upload the corrected paperwork. Our goal is to have 100% of the projects approved on the day of the fair to make your check in easier. If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about Junior High SRC First Review Complete
Regretfully SSTFI has had to drop the Junior High workshops on Friday. The pressures of getting all the projects judged takes more time which means no time for the workshops. The workshops were popular and brought value to the fair experience but were secondary to the day's purpose to focus on the student's research. Read more about No Junior High Workshops
SSTFI 2017 marks the 60 year anniversary for the Fair. Please help us celebrate by posting your SSTFI stories. The fair has a long and successful history of providing opportunity for Iowa youth in science, technology, engineering and math, STEM, long before STEM was at the center of attention. From Sputnik to nanobots, we've been there. Share your story, photos, and other celebrations. Reconnect with us for this celebration. Email Jay Staker at email@example.com Read more about Help us tell our story for our first 60 years!
This is the 60th anniversary of the Fair and we hope you would join in making this a year to remember. We need funding to operate the event. We currently charge no fee for youth or schools to participate in SSTFI and we want to see that continue.
The new registration system ready to go live. Please register as soon as possible to make sure all is working for your school. If you don’t get confirmation of registering, please let SSTFI know.
The ISEF Paperwork is available at www.extension.iastate.edu/sstfi/ on the resources page. In addition, please complete the Iowa fair signature page also found on the resources page for submission with student paperwork. Read more about 2017 Registration Open
Plan on joining us at the 60th SSTFI. The high school fair will be on March 30, 2017 and the junior high fair will be held on March 31, 2017. Both events will be held at Iowa State University's Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Read more about Dates for the 60th SSTFI
SSTFI 2017 marks the 60 year anniversary for the Fair. Please help us celebrate by posting your SSTFI stories on the SSTFI Facebook Page. The fair has a long and successful history of providing opportunity for Iowa youth in science, technology, engineering and math, STEM, long before STEM was at the center of attention. From Sputnik to nanobots, we've been there. Share your story, photos, and other celebrations. Reconnect with us for this celebration. Read more about 60th Anniversary for SSTFI
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1. Junior school students displayed and communicated their projects on April 1. Read more about Hundreds of junior high students communicate science and agriculture at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa is happening NOW in Hilton Coliseum. Come learn about science from junior high students, spanning topics from chemistry, animal science, and transportation. The event is open to the public until 6:00p. See you soon!
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1. High school students displayed and communicated their projects on March 31. Read more about Hundreds of junior high students compete at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
We will be partnering with Grupio again this year to provide you a mobile experience at the 2016 State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa.
Please share this information with students, parents, and anyone else who might attend the Fair!
Using the Grupio App on your mobile device or personal computer, you can conveniently access all the information in the 2016 SSTFI program. Read more about SSTFI 2016 App
Junior High teachers,
We have completed follow up on our original review. Please check status of your student’s projects to check current status. If revisions or additional paperwork is needed please upload and then email firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know to go back and follow up. Many projects that aren’t approved don’t have abstracts or research plans. Also please do a final review of all paperwork and bring it to the fair in case the SRC committee missed some things. Read more about SRC Update
Feng Zhang Proves State Science And Technology Fair of Iowa Can Launch A Scientific Career, SSTFI alum is doing incredible work with human genome research.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach profiled Feng. The profile can be read at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/feng-zhang-proves-state-science... Read more about SSTFI Alumnus Profiled by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Iowa State's Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society will be hosting its second annual Science Fair on Saturday, April 9th and we are reaching out to you to help us spread the word. Brief information related to this event is listed below and a flyer is attached for more detailed information. The fair is free to enter and there will be prizes for the top projects! Projects do not have to be weather-related, they can be on any topic. If you know of anyone that would be interested in participating in this event, please forward the information to them. Read more about AMS Annual Science Fair
Registration for the workshops at SSTFI 2016 is now open. This will be the only registration for workshops. Students need to register on a first come, first served basis. The line up for workshop shops this year has a great selection on a variety of topics. To register click on Workshop Registration on the Registration Page. Read more about Workshop registration is now open
The BioGENEius Challenge has come to Iowa and will take place during the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa on March 31st! The winner of the Iowa BioGENEius Challenge and a chaperone will receive travel and accommodations to compete against other regional winners at the International BioGENEius Challenge this June in San Francisco. They will also receive an IowaBio SSTFI College Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 if the student attends college in the state of Iowa and $1,000 if they attend college out of state. Read more about BioGENEius Challenge
The registration site is now working thanks to our IT team. Please resume the registration and paperwork uploads. Let me know if you have problems. Please try and complete by March 2nd. Thanks for your patience. Read more about Website Registration Is Up and Working Again
The registration system is down. Please watch for an email to indicate when it is up and working. Read more about Website Registration Is Down
To guide teachers and students through the registration process please reference this tutorial. The tutorial was developed using the great questions we have received from all of you and hopefully will make using the new system clearer. We appreciate the feedback and patience. You have been great testers and we know that may have added stress to your work, so again thank you.Registering for SSTFI.pdf Read more about Registration Tutorial Now Available
As of today, teachers can upload their student's documents as well. Just click on the "Upload additional documents" link under the project to go to the upload page. The registration number is the project number. This functionality has been added to allow editing of the entry to resolve these issues.
As for the project approval status, this page will be the place to view this, as well as an email will be generated with the change. The review process has not yet began. Read more about Project Uploading Update
Teachers remember to have your students complete the student survey before the fair. The survey is available on the Registration page. Read more about Student Survey Completed Before March 31
The deadline for registration for the 2016 State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa registration is March 2nd. We have been working hard on responding to your needs with our new system and appreciate your feedback trying to improve the system for you. Contact us with questions or issues. See you at the fair which is just a few short weeks away. Read more about Deadline Reminder