Inquiry Illumination: Science Showcase & Competition

Nevada County STEAM Expo invites TK-12th grade students in Nevada County to showcase their scientific inquiries, fostering a passion for science, mathematics, and engineering. For more details, contact Carolyn Ferrero at

Junior Division Projects (Grades TK-5):

Senior Division Projects (Grades 6-12):

The top 6 projects in our Senior Division (grades 6-12) will advance to the California Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF), an exclusive virtual event for Scientific Inquiry Projects in grades 6-12. In April 2024, Nevada County student representatives from middle and high schools will submit projects through zFair, competing at the state level. Alongside 900+ participants from 400 schools across California, they'll have the chance to win awards totaling $75,000.

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