• Buckingham Science Fair & Engineering Expo 2024

    Rules and Regulations
    1.  Projects may be submitted by individuals, groups of two, or as a class.  Project application forms must be signed and returned by February 15, 2024.
    2.  The projects may be display boards (recommended), posters, graphs, models, dioramas, or experiments.
    3.   Students should construct their projects so that wall space is not necessary; use self-supporting boards of some kind.  Tri-fold poster boards are recommended.  
    4.  Limited electrical use is available and no open containers of liquids or corrosive materials may be brought into the gym.   
    5.  No running water is available.  
    6.  All project work must be done by students (parental guidance and support are encouraged).  
    7.  A scientific method format (grades 4-6) or KWL format (grades K-3), or a process of building a model (Engineering designs) must accompany each project.  Examples can be found on the Science Fair/Engineer Expo Resources Page. The appropriate format depends on grade level and the classroom teacher's instructions.  
    8.  No animals.  
    9.  Molds and liquids must be securely covered at all times.  
    10. Push buttons or levers (if used) must be mounted securely on exhibits; they cannot be attached to the tables or walls.
    11. Materials and construction must be durable.  All power-driven movable parts must be firmly attached and enclosed in suitable barriers to prevent accidents.  
    12. All exhibits where batteries are used should have enough batteries on hand to ensure continued operation.  
    13. Any project or project part that may pose a danger will not be allowed in the gym.  
    14. There may not be any open flame, torch, or burner in the display area.   
    15. Projects should not be taken on the school bus if they are too large and take up seating.
    16. Projects must be labeled with NAME, TEACHER, and GRADE using the label form found HERE.   
    17. All projects will be removed from the gym on the morning of February 28, 2024 and delivered to students' classroomsProjects should be transported home the same way they were brought into school; unless the teacher prefers they stay in school.     
    18. There will be no judging of projects.  Each individual/combined student participant will receive a certificate; each "whole-class project" will receive one class certificate.  
     If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Radcliff at (jradcliff@cbsd.org) or Mrs. Rotella (srotella@cbsd.org