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We Are Austin - The Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair kicks off next week!

From hypothesis to conclusion, The Scientific Method will be on display from some of the brightest stem students in Texas at The Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

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Press Release: It started here!

(Austin, TX) Since 1956 a version of The Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair has provided the inspiration, the guidance, and the support to build the robust STEM community we all enjoy in the Austin area.

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Austin Science Fair winner featured in the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Science Magazine

Anish Pandya who participated in 2016 and 2019 in the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival, is now a Junior at UT Austin, majoring in Physics.

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Two Austin 2023 science fair winners were featured in the December 2023 Texas Monthly issue

Two Austin 2023 science fair winners were featured in the December 2023 Texas Monthly issue under the heading “Great Moments, Great Texans”

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The City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability celebrated the 2023 Elementary, Middle and High School winners of its Climate Protection Innovation Special Award.

Tanuj Tekale, from Vandegrift HS experimented with lasers to eliminate excess plastic; his project “Optimizing Functions of Simulated Polymer Photodegradation for Large-Scale Plastic Disposal”, entered in Chemistry, won second place at the fair.

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What is GARSEF?

The Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair is one of Texas’ largest regional science fairs with almost 3,000 students from 3rd through 12th grade. It encourages and rewards innovative student research and provides scientists, engineers and other professionals a chance to volunteer in the community.

Winning Junior/Senior Division projects advance to the Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Best of Fair Senior Division projects advance directly to the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair.

The Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair serves students of public, charter, private, and home schools from these counties in Central Texas whose projects won at their schools’ science fairs - Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Caldwell, Colorado, Comanche, Fayette, Lavaca, Lee, Mills, Travis, Washington, Williamson, and northern Hays counties.

Homeschooled students and students from schools who have not participated in the past, must submit a request to participate.

If your child’s school has no science fair, talk with a science teacher about organizing one.

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Austin Science Education Foundation (est. 2013)

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The Austin Science Education Foundation (ASEF) promotes students' knowledge of and involvement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math by preparing them and teachers for the Greater Austin Regional Science and Engineering Fair, conducting the fair and supporting students selected to advance to subsequent competitions

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