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Central New Mexico Science & Engineering Research Challenge

Sponsoring Organization: 
UNM STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research & Education
Description: 

The mission of the Central NM Science & Engineering Research Challenge is to work directly with middle- and high-school teachers and students to encourage young people to become interested in engineering and science and participate in Science Fair competitions.

The Central NM Science & Engineering Research Challenge is a two-division (junior division for middle school students and senior division for high school students), fourteen category regional student competition of science and engineering projects. The Central NM Science & Engineering Research Challenge qualifies students to participate in the State Science Fair and sends up to four top qualifying projects to the International Science Fair.

The Research Challenge is held yearly at the University of New Mexico. Students qualify to participate at the regional level by advancing from their school or local fair. The Central New Mexico region includes Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, and Torrance Counties.

More information available at http://stemed.unm.edu/

Submission Type : 
Competition/Contest
Eligibility Requirements: 
Students qualify for the regional competition by advancing from their school or local "science fair"
Other Location Information: 
505-277-4916 scifair@unm.edu
Ongoing Event: 
No
Event Season: 
Spring (March - May)
Event Date: 
03/16/16 to 03/18/16
Cost to Attend: 
25.00
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Albuquerque
87131
University or College Affiliation: 
The University of New Mexico
Is your program statewide?: 
No
State Area Options: 
Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Organizational Type: 
Competitions/Contest
Organizational Focus: 
Education
STEM
Resources: 
Awards
Competitions/contests
Conferences
Out-of-school time programs
Subject Area: 
General - Science
General - Technology
General - Engineering
General - Math
Target Audience: 
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
K-12th Grade Teachers