Micro Fair 2013 - Mangalore
Date: 06, September 2013 Time: 09:00 AM
End Date: 07, September 2013 Duration: 07 Hour(s)
Event Type: Others
Category: Education / Learning
Venue/Location: The Yenepoya School, Mangalore
Host: The Yenepoya School, Mangalore
Contact: Babitha
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The Yenepoya School in association with the Science Society of India will conduct the Indian Science & Engineering Fair INSEF 2013, organised to promote scientific thinking and innovations amongst young students for the Dakshina Kannada Region on the 6th and 7th of September, 2013 at the school premises.

Students of standard 6th to 12th are eligible to participate in this fair, 6th 8thstandard for Junior Category and 9th to 12thstandard for Senior Category. It is also open to students studying Diploma course after 10th grade.A project may be done by one individual student or a Team consisting of maximum two students.Projects from following subject category are allowed to be submitted: 1. Energy, 2. Engineering, 3. Environment, 4. Physics, 5. Chemistry, 6.Biology, 7. Maths, 8. Behavioral Science, 9. Computer Science &Engineering.

The participants need to submit an abstract/synopsis of their project online @ http://sciencesociety.in/insef/mangalore. The last date for submission is August 18th, 2013. The abstract should not exceed 250 words.

The project must be the original work done by the student(s). It should be supported by data collected from experimentation. Engineering projects should have a basic working prototype. It could also be a structured experimentation bringing about a known result. Science essays, mere idea or a thermocol based model explaining certain behavior do not qualify for INSEF Regional Fair http://sciencesociety.in/insef/mangalore.

The projects will be evaluated by a core group of individuals consisting of scientists, engineers and industry professionals. The website will have the details of selection to the Regional Fair.

Judging will be done using the following broad criteria:
1. Novelty 10 points,
2. Scientific thought / Engineering goals 10
3. Scientific Method / Engineering Design 10 points
4. Data Management - 10
5. Applications 10

A maximum of three projects will be selected for direct consideration to INSEF
National Fair conducted by the Science Society of India.

Once the project is selected for the Regional Fair, students should communicate their confirmation to The Yenepoya School. For any further details on the fair you can contact Ms Babitha, @ 9945993118, the Coordinator of the event for The Yenepoya School or Ms Shirly @ 9916316260. You can also contact Mr NarayanaIyer, President, Science Society of India @ni2@yahoo.com.
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