Region II 
Teton, Judith Basin (northern portion), Fergus, Glacier, Toole, Pondera, and Cascade Counties
The Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair is made possible by the generosity of local and regional businesses, donors and foundation contributions. There are over 400 students and 100 adults who participate in this event. If you or your businesses are interested in making a charitable contribution to support the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair, please contact Heather Palermo at 406.771.2290, or by email at heather.palermo@gfcmsu.edu.

 

Preparing for a Successful Science Fair 
2 OPI CEUs available

Topics include getting your students and school on board with the science fair, information from the Baker Foundation, an overview of the science fair rules, and more!

Friday, September 21, 2018
1:00-3:00 pm
Great Falls College MSU
Room B108
RSVP to Lorene Jaynes at ljaynes@gfcmsu.edu or 406.771.4305

Questions?


IMPORTANT PROJECT RULES

Before experimentation begins, the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Scientific Review Committee (SRC) must review and approve most projects involving human participants; vertebrate animals; potentially hazardous biological agents; and hazardous chemicals, activities, or devices. 

Note: If a project involves the testing of a student designed invention, prototype, or concept by a human, an IRB review and approval may be required prior to experimentation.  

Please expect three to five working days for the local IRB/SRC to review your submission. 

Please review the following ISEF Rules:

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PROJECTS FOR REVIEW TO LEANNE FROST AT leanne.frost@gfcmsu.edu.

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High School Science & Engineering Fair                                             

Grades 9-12

Friday, March 8, 2019

Great Falls College MSU - 2100 16th Avenue South - Great Falls, MT 

The Montana Region II High School Science and Engineering Fair is one of five regional science fairs in Montana and is affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). The top two grand award project winners from the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair go on to compete at Intel ISEF. The 2019 event will take place in Phoenix, AZ on May 12-17. ISEF is a program of the Society for Science and the Public, the world's largest international pre-college science competition.  

All students are strongly encouraged to complete ISEF's Rules Wizard to help determine what forms and approvals are necessary before beginning a science fair project. Visit the Student Society for Science website for a complete listing of the INTEL ISEF Rules & Guidelines and forms. 

Please note: All projects involving Humans, Vertebrate Animals, or Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents (microorganisms, DNA, or Tissues) require prior approval by an SRC or IRB. Details are located on the High School Rules page.

If you have questions about the required ISEF paperwork, please submit submit your questions with a detailed research plan/protocol to: leanne.frost@gfcmsu.edu

Registration Costs - $10/student

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Middle School Science Fair

Grades 6-8

Friday, March 8, 2019

Great Falls College MSU - 2100 16th Avenue South - Great Falls, MT

The Montana Region II Middle School Science Fair is affiliated with the Broadcom MASTERS Fair, a program of the Society for Science & the Public. BroadcomMASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Stars), is the premier science and engineering competition for middle school students. The top award winner - both individual and team projects - from the Montana Region II Science and Engineering Fair will be nominated to enter the Broadcom MASTERS national competition. 

All students are strongly encouraged to complete ISEF's Rules Wizard with a teacher or mentor before beginning a science fair project. Projects involving vertebrate animals, human subjects, hazardous materials/activities, or biological agents require three adult sponsors willing to oversee the project. See the complete listing of ISEF Rules & Guidelines and forms for more information. Please Note: Middle School students do not need to submit ISEF paperwork. Details are located on the Middle School Rules page.

If you have questions about the required ISEF paperwork, please submit submit your questions with a detailed research plan/protocol to: leanne.frost@gfcmsu.edu

Registration Costs -  $10/student

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Elementary School Science Fair

Grades K-5

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Great Falls College MSU - 2100 16th Avenue South - Great Falls, MT

The Montana Region II Elementary School Science Fair allows students in grades K-5 to experience the competition of the science fair. The elementary school projects expose students to a broad range of scientific inquiry and give them the tools and knowledge needed to answer questions about the world around them. Student projects open the door to important concepts in physical and biological sciences. 

Registration Costs - $5/student

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Student Registration - closed

Contact Information:

Leanne Frost

Dr. Leanne Frost
Great Falls College MSU
2100 16th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59405
406-771-4372
leanne.frost@gfcmsu.edu 

 

Institutional Review Board

Leanne Frost, Ed.D. 
General Studies Division Director

Brenda Canine, Ph.D.  
Biology Faculty

Daniel Casmier, Ph.D.  
Chemistry Faculty

Elfriede Neber, M.S.  
Behavioral Science Faculty

Russel Motschenbacher, M.S.N.
Nursing Program Director/Faculty

 

Scientific Review Committee

Leanne Frost, Ed.D.
General Studies Division Director

Brenda Canine, Ph.D.  
Biology Faculty

Daniel Casmier, Ph.D.  
Chemistry Faculty

Raimund Hahn, M.S.
Registered Professional Geologist

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