The 9th Annual Saskatchewan First Nations Science Fair
March 20 & 21, 2017 at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon
The 2017 Science Fair is an excellent opportunity for Grades 6-12 that are representing First Nations schools from Saskatchewan to showcase what they envision science and math to be from a Traditional Knowledge and/or Western perspective. The science fair is also an opportunity for student’s to network within the community in their search for Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge.
This Science Fair is funded by AANDC allowing the Education Secretariat Science Program at FSIN to cover the costs for the accommodations and meals while the students are at the science fair. The students have been given forms from their teacher that must be signed by the students and/or a parent/guardian:
• Code of Conduct;
• Liability Form;
• Photo Permission Release FSIN
• Photo Permission Release INAC (AANDC)
Please ensure that these documents are signed and returned to the teacher. The teachers have been given instructions and details regarding the trip.
Myrtle Morin – Science Facilitator Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Education & Training Secretariat
Rules for Science Fair – Short version
- Use common sense when it comes to general safety and use precautions with your project to prevent personal injury or property damage.
- Check with your teacher if you plan to use a chemical substance to make sure that the chemical substance is allowed.
- All products on display must be clearly labeled and teams must be able to identify all products displayed on their table.
- All electrical devices must be safe and use 40 watt maximum light bulbs.
- Plants or plant tissue and soils may be exhibited at the Science Fair with a few restrictions, check with your teacher if you plan to use plants, plant tissues or soils.
- Animals and animal parts have some restrictions, check with your teacher if you plan to use live animals or animal parts.
- Biological and micro-organisms have some restrictions, check with your teacher if you plan to use biological specimens or micro-organisms.
- All materials must be taken home. Display materials may NOT be thrown away at the Science Fair.
- Projects may be added on from year to year, but will only be judged on the material that is new that year.