OCSEF Journal

Your OCSEF Project: How to Formulate a Question?

Good projects rely on hypothesis – both in science and engineering design. What is the key, then, to formulating winning ...
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Announcing: The 2021 Special Awards

OCSEF announces 22 special awards to be given at the 66th Annual Orange County Science & Engineering Fair by donors ...
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The 66th Annual OCSEF: Registration is Now Open

It's registration week! Following a difficult year and after carefully following the news and developments surrounding COVID-19, the OCSEF committee ...
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OCSEF 2021: Display Board Options

Download OCSEF Project Digital Template for optimizing your project presentation on the 2021 virtual platform. With our decision to hold ...
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Introduction to Research and Engineering Design: How to Start an Engineering Design Project

Passion and imagination are two secret ingredients to make a successful engineering design project. We turned to Mr. David Hartman ...
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OCSEF is Looking For New Volunteers!

Join our effort to support STEM education in Orange County As OCSEF continues to grow in student, school, teacher and ...
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How To Select A Topic For Your Science Fair Project

Dr. D. Helmeste, November 2020. Daiga Helmeste, PhD, is a well-established Psychiatry & Human Behavior, School of Medicine Professor and ...
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The Affect of COVID-19 on Students’ Participation in Science Fair Projects

Do COVID-19 and the Safe at Home order affect students’ participation in science fair projects? According to Huy Pham, a ...
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UCI School of Education Highlights OCSEF’s Mentor Match

University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Education has highlighted OCSEF Mentor Match as one of their CalTeach programs, which ...
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Top 5 Reasons To Do A Science Fair Project

Could there be a better time to do your science project than during COVID?! While you’re stuck at home, it ...
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