Da Vinci Fest, hosted by The Partnership Plan and Stillwater Area Public Schools, is open to all students who live within the boundaries of School District 834, no matter where they go to school.
Fourth and 5th grade students may enter as Elementary participants, and will be judged as exhibition (non-competition) participants. All 4th and 5th graders will receive a participation certificate.
Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade will be judged in the Middle School Category. A Grand Champion, First and Second place will be awarded to this age grouping, as will medals in each of the scientific categories.
Students in 9th through 12th grade will be judged in the Senior High Category. A Grand Champion, First and Second place will be awarded to this age grouping, as will medals in each of the scientific categories.
The categories are:
Astronomy, Physics & Earth Sciences
Behavior, Consumer & Social Sciences
Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Health & Medicine
Engineering, Energy & Transportation
Math, Computer Science & Technology
Plant & Animal Science
Winning students in grades 6 through 12 will have the chance to proceed on to the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair. Judges’ comments and scoring at Da Vinci Fest are intended to help participants achieve greater success at those levels. Students are encouraged to begin their independent research as soon as possible.
Please read the Information Packet. It contains a link to the online registration form, as well as crucial information you will need to know before you can participate.