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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 allows undergraduates majoring in a STEM field to earn both their bachelor’s degree and a teaching credential in four years. “It is an honor for the UCI CalTeach Program to partner with the OCSEF Mentor

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 may be a good time to think about an exciting STEM project that you can focus on while we all wait for the vaccine. Registration for the 2021 Orange County Science & Engineering Fair opens

OCSEF Virtual Teacher Workshops

A FREE online, interactive professional learning workshop for teachers and educators that will walk you through the steps of research project design, its alignment with NGSS, and support for your students entering the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair. Improve the quality of experimental design and get tips on how to start students on research

OCSEF Research and Engineering Design Academy

A FREE, virtual series of workshops designed to guide students to complete a research or engineering project and enter it into the 2021 Orange County Science and Engineering Fair. SIGN UP Each workshop will begin with a general discussion ofthe week’s topic followed by small breakout sessions with mentors for further discussion and practice and

Virtual ACS Kids Zone: A Presidential Outreach Event

Fall 2020 Virtual National Meeting & Expo, Saturday, August 15 Register Explore the wonders of chemistry with the virtual Kids Zone science event featuring Miss Camille Schrier — Miss America 2020 — and more distinguished guests. Host Bibiana Campos Seijo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical & Engineering News, will lead viewers through four different virtual hands-on activities conducted

Announcing: The 66th Annual Orange County Science & Engineering Fair

With COVID-19 still threatening to cancel the on-site fair, the OCSEF committee is preparing to have next year’s fair either on-site or online, as we carefully watch all the news and developments surrounding the global pandemic. OCSEF announces January 4th, 2021 as the opening day for project registrations. The Scientific Review Committee Applications (prerequisite to

The Winners of OCSEF 2020 are…

University High School and Villa Park High School are the big winners in the 65th Annual Orange County Science and Engineering Fair Awards, 2020. The winners in the 20 categories of the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair for 2020 have been announced! For the first time in the Fair’s history the fair was held