AISES Science Fairs
AISES is hosting its 5th virtual science and engineering fair! The National American Indian Virtual Science and Engineering Fair (NAIVSEF) is a Society for Science and the Public (SSP) affiliated science fair and as such is part of the larger SSP fair network. The NAIVSEF differs from other SSP-affiliated fairs in that it is a virtual fair. Unlike live fairs, virtual fairs do not require travel as the fair and judging are conducted online and via phone or video conference calls. Participants submit their projects as videos and slideshows online.
Students from 5th-12th grade can participate in the NAIVSEF. There are two categories for entrants, Senior Division (grades 9-12) and Junior Division (grades 5-8). AISES awards cash prizes to the winners of each division.
AISES Energy Challenge
The AISES Energy Challenge (EC) is an energy-specific science fair designed to engage and encourage high school and middle school students to participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education through a creative, hands-on, problem solving and engineering process in an environment similar to a science fair. High school and now middle school students may compete as individuals, or as teams consisting of up to 4 students. All students/teams must have an adult sponsor. The sponsor can be either a parent, teacher, or mentor.
Eligible students are American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in grades 7-12.