New Haven Science Fair Program
The New Haven Science Fair Program is committed to making learning both meaningful and enjoyable by using hands-on science as a vehicle for answering questions that a curious person might have about the world around him or her. The program, which is administered by The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, also helps to promote science literacy and critical thinking.
The goal of the Science Fair is to encourage participants to develop a level of competence for making scientific inquiries and to spark interest in pursuing a STEM career (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics). The Program has now expanded to include almost all of the schools in the New Haven School system.
The Science Fair’s goal is to work with children and their teachers at all grade levels, helping them carry out investigative, hands-on projects that will promote skills in critical thinking and communication. The program is ongoing during the school year with various events such as: