Big Ideas…  Infinite Possibilities
The 49th Annual …   Bay Area Science  &   Engineering Fair
<ul><ul><li>March 25-28, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohawk College  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamilton, Ontario </li...
BASEF is a  Regional  Science Fair that serves students in Grades 7-12  who live in or go to school in: <ul><li>Hamilton-W...
IMPORTANT       <ul><li>Changes & Modifications  </li></ul><ul><li>for BASEF 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>A school may enter 12 ...
Levels <ul><li>Junior </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 7-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate  </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 9-10 </li></ul...
Divisions <ul><li>Life Science   </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology   </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences   </li></ul><ul><li>P...
What Is A Science Fair? <ul><li>A fun way to use your interest in science and learn new skills </li></ul><ul><li>Using you...
What Are The Prizes? <ul><li>Awards  </li></ul><ul><li>Prizes  </li></ul><ul><li>Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships  </l...
Award Sponsors Halton District School Board
Award Sponsors
How Far Can You Go?
INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF )‏ <ul><li>Four BASEF 2008 winners competed at the Intel Internationa...
Canada Wide Science and Engineering Fair (CWSF)  <ul><li>Team BASEF travelled to Ottawa for Canada Wide Science Fair 2008 ...
Why Enter? <ul><li>Explore neat stuff  </li></ul><ul><li>Find new interests and talents </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with judges...
Why Enter?  <ul><li>Gain recognition for your talents </li></ul><ul><li>Earn scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Doing somethin...
Judging Criteria: <ul><li>Creative Ability </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Thought </li></ul><ul><li>Thoroughness </li></ul><...
Resources for Teachers & Students <ul><li>Out Reach Program is available for students  and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Many...
How to Enter  the Science Fair? <ul><li>Register at  </li></ul><ul><li>www.basef.ca </li></ul>
How to Enter <ul><li>Online Registration Starts  </li></ul><ul><li>February 1 st  , 2009  </li></ul>
How to Enter <ul><li>All application materials must be mailed by Friday, February 28th, 2009.  </li></ul>
Dates to Remember <ul><li>February 1, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>… .Online registration open   </li></ul><ul><li>February 25, ...
Events to Remember  March 25-28 – BASEF 2009 – Mohawk College – Hamilton May 9-17  – Canada Wide Science & Engineering Fai...
Bay Area  Science & Engineering Fair <ul><li>www.basef.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Guide and Application Forms  avai...
<ul><li>BASEF Contacts </li></ul>If You Have Any Questions Email Committee Chair  [email_address] Registration  [email_add...
Big Ideas…  Infinite Possibilities
<ul><li>Hope to see you at BASEF 2009 </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Big Ideas… Infinite Possibilities
  2. 2. The 49th Annual … Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>March 25-28, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mohawk College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamilton, Ontario </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. BASEF is a Regional Science Fair that serves students in Grades 7-12 who live in or go to school in: <ul><li>Hamilton-Wentworth Region </li></ul><ul><li>Halton Region </li></ul><ul><li>Haldimand County </li></ul><ul><li>Norfolk County </li></ul><ul><li>Brant County </li></ul><ul><li>Students can be enrolled in public, separate, independent, charter schools or be home schooled in the same regions or counties. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IMPORTANT     <ul><li>Changes & Modifications </li></ul><ul><li>for BASEF 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>A school may enter 12 projects per Level. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Levels <ul><li>Junior </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 7-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 9-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Senior </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 11-12 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Divisions <ul><li>Life Science </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Physical and Mathematical Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering and Computing Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Earth and Environmental Sciences </li></ul>
  8. 8. What Is A Science Fair? <ul><li>A fun way to use your interest in science and learn new skills </li></ul><ul><li>Using your curiosity…. </li></ul><ul><li>Doing cool stuff… </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting people… </li></ul><ul><li>At BASEF EVERYONE is a winner! </li></ul>
  9. 9. What Are The Prizes? <ul><li>Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Cash </li></ul>
  10. 10. Award Sponsors Halton District School Board
  11. 11. Award Sponsors
  12. 12. How Far Can You Go?
  13. 13. INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF )‏ <ul><li>Four BASEF 2008 winners competed at the Intel International Science Fair in Atlanta, Georgia </li></ul>Team IISEF 2008
  14. 14. Canada Wide Science and Engineering Fair (CWSF) <ul><li>Team BASEF travelled to Ottawa for Canada Wide Science Fair 2008 </li></ul>Team BASEF 2008
  15. 15. Why Enter? <ul><li>Explore neat stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Find new interests and talents </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with judges who are professionals in your chosen field </li></ul>
  16. 16. Why Enter? <ul><li>Gain recognition for your talents </li></ul><ul><li>Earn scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Doing something with your brains and your hands </li></ul>
  17. 17. Judging Criteria: <ul><li>Creative Ability </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Thought </li></ul><ul><li>Thoroughness </li></ul><ul><li>Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Clarity </li></ul>
  18. 18. Resources for Teachers & Students <ul><li>Out Reach Program is available for students and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Many links to web sites and resources to help teachers help their students </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the BASEF web site www.basef.ca/. </li></ul>
  19. 19. How to Enter the Science Fair? <ul><li>Register at </li></ul><ul><li>www.basef.ca </li></ul>
  20. 20. How to Enter <ul><li>Online Registration Starts </li></ul><ul><li>February 1 st , 2009 </li></ul>
  21. 21. How to Enter <ul><li>All application materials must be mailed by Friday, February 28th, 2009. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Dates to Remember <ul><li>February 1, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>… .Online registration open </li></ul><ul><li>February 25, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>… .Online registration closes </li></ul><ul><li>February 28, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>… .Deadline for mailing application forms </li></ul>
  23. 23. Events to Remember March 25-28 – BASEF 2009 – Mohawk College – Hamilton May 9-17 – Canada Wide Science & Engineering Fair - Winnipeg, Canada May 5-10 - INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair -Reno, U.S.A.
  24. 24. Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair <ul><li>www.basef.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Guide and Application Forms available on line. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>BASEF Contacts </li></ul>If You Have Any Questions Email Committee Chair [email_address] Registration [email_address] Judging [email_address] Volunteers [email_address]
  26. 26. Big Ideas… Infinite Possibilities
  27. 27. <ul><li>Hope to see you at BASEF 2009 </li></ul>

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