Archive | May, 2013

2013 ISEF Final Newsletter from the Chaperones

20 May 2013

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Wrap-up of the week at ISEF in Phoenix Kirk Shadle sums up the week, as follows: As the saying goes: “All good things must come to an end” and thus ends Intel ISEF 2013. Reflecting on the week ushers in memories filled with nervousness, excitement and anticipation. Project setup found six students eagerly setting up […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #7 from Maxmillian

18 May 2013

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Friday, May 17, 2013 The six finalists woke up this morning to experience a great day of suspense and anxiety. At 8:30 am the doors to the Intel ISEF grand awards ceremony, slowly opened to reveal a blast of music and strobe lighting. We took our seats and over the course of three hours Team […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #6 from Rebecca

17 May 2013

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Thursday, May 16, 2013 Hi all, Today was public viewing day at ISEF, which for finalists meant another long day of standing in front of our projects but without the added stress of competition. The CT finalists assembled for breakfast in the hotel at around 9:15am, most of them tired after having stayed up for […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #5 from Kaitavjeet

16 May 2013

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, Today was the big day! We all rose early in the morning to prepare ourselves for judging. The anticipation was all building to this, and everyone was somewhere between nervous and excited. After eating breakfast in our rooms and changing into our business attire, […]

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2013 ISWEEP Results for CT Students

15 May 2013

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CSEF Students Are Honored at I–SWEEEP All Seven of this year’s CSEF competitors received honors at the 2013I–SWEEEP International Sustainable World May 8-13, Houston, Texas. CSEF financially sponsored three students and their advisors/parents this year. In addition, four students who competed in our Fair also chose to submit their projects directly to I-SWEEEP. (Direct registration […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #4 from Emily

15 May 2013

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Hi all- Today was a fun day that fortunately contained very little science. Because no one was listed on any infraction sheets, we were free to spend the day exploring Arizona. We started off the day with another delicious breakfast at The Breakfast Club, checked up on our projects in the […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #3 from Karim

14 May 2013

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Monday, May 13, 2013 Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, After a much needed night of sleep, the six students woke up early and met with the chaperones in the hotel’s lobby to head out for breakfast. We decided to begin the day with delicious meals from The Breakfast Club. Trying to satisfy her […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #2 from Mallory

13 May 2013

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May 12, 2013 Everyone met up at Bradley International Airport, ready for a full day of travel. The six students and three chaperones quickly bonded over breakfast.  Even though the flight to Baltimore left a little late, the group was ecstatic because each individual got to choose where they wanted to sit. The flight was […]

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2013 ISEF Newsletter #1

8 May 2013

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Hello Science Fair Friends, Sponsors, and Alumni, The six top high school winners of the 2013 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair are packing their bags and heading to Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, May12. (Sorry Mothers!) There, they will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest precollege competition of science and engineering. […]

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Winners of CSEF Awards at 2013 CT Invention Convention

7 May 2013

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Eight students were selected for the CSEF Awards at the 30th CT Invention Convention held on May 4, 2013 at the UCONN Storrs Campus. The CSEF award winners are identified below with a brief description of their invention. Emma Ruccio, Grade 3, Talcott Mountain Academy, The Heat Beeper (measures temperature around gas fireplace and sets […]

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