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(Saturdays) Sept. 14 & 21 & Oct. 5, 2013 at NEIU

This Year’s central theme will be Earth Science !!

SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL – “MidCity” V will be held

(Saturday) October 12, 2013 at Harold Washington College


SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL – focus session on Computer Science will be held
(Saturday) Oct. 19, 2013 at Wright College, hosted my Mike Davis
(mdavis at

SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL-South-XI will be held
(Saturday) Oct. 19, 2013 at CSU, directed by Valerie Goss
(vgoss at

Additional Info & ESPECIALLY Links to our “ideas” below.

        �������CONGRATULATIONS to the CPS Student Science Fair Scholarship Winners for 2013

Dates for School, Area & Regional Fairs (coming soon)

Middle School (“O’Hare Network”) Fair will be Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at NEIU


NEIU "Help" list, by Discipline

Professor Dolan's phone number is (773) 442-5785 (though if you REALLY need him, he WILL respond more rapidly to email to “P-Dolan ‘at’”)


SFC would be grateful to anyone who would like to translate any or all of our ‘resources’ – these are currently NOW available in Spanish.

Start planning your project NOW !!!

As before, the 'general' session will be held in the first two weeks at NEIU, while week three will be
"Appointment with a Scientist"

NOTE:  We recommend on-street parking at NEIU on SFC Dates (or take the Brown line to Kimball), as there will NOT parking passes.

Parking at CSU is $5 at the gate (or take the El to the end of the Red Line).

Truman is also readily available via the El.

Links to much of the science fair info, and interesting sites, is below.

BUT, for the latest editions of SFC ‘IDEAS’, come to one of the workshops!!

CPS Science Fair Rules & Regulations

To Superconductivity page

Science Fair Central Resources 

 Pictures from SFC-past

2009 SFC-alumni Selected to participate at the City Science Fair include: (Suad Causevic & Nicole Kuklinski)

The winners of the Special Award for Granular Materials:

Peter Contos (2005)

Dyren Blalock (2006)

Joanna Wudarczyk (2007)

Edith Torres (2008)

Slavi Tsarev (2009)

Links to other NEIU Physics Faculty:
 Dr. Mahmoud Khalili's home page
 Thomas Stanonis' home page

Dr. Paul Dolan's home page

NEIU Physics home page

World Year of Physics: "Physics2005"

Chicago Science In The City, 2007

Science Chicago (2008-09) at

SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL is sponsored by the Faculty/Staff at NEIU, CSU & City Colleges of Chicago, the Chicago Public Schools, and CPS-SSF, Inc., and has been an official “World Year of Physics”, “Chicago Science In The City”, and “Science Chicago” event.

(updated 9/5/12)