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ISS/Fair 2005
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ISS/Fair 2004
  –   APRIL 29TH SCHEDULE
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ISS/Fair 2003

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Investigative Science Symposium/Fair (ISS/Fair) 2004
April 29, 2004

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The Investigative Science Symposium/Fair [ISS/Fair] for Spring 2004 is celebrating its fourth year as a collaborative effort by a Committee of Queens College and Queens High Schools. This year, Con Edison of New York is a principal sponsor.

The [ISS/Fair] for Spring 2004:
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is designed to promote the practice of scientific investigations as part of science teaching and learning
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encourages real investigative science projects of 9th and 10th grade Queens High School students
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supports student projects which are are standards-based and are expected to be small-scale but real 'Hands-on, Minds-on' investigations and to take about 3 to 6 weeks
Not intended to be 'Intel-level' science projects. [See General Criteria, Page 2]

Teacher Committees at each participating Queens High School choosing to participate:
will structure an ISS/Fair at their schools [See General Criteria, Page 2]
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select up to 5 student finalist projects [up to two students per project] from each school judged to have 'exceeded standards' and send school and Finalist registration for participation at Queens College on April 29, 2004.
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Student Finalist projects are invited to the ISS/Fair 2004 at Queens College, Thurs., April 29, 2004
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Student Finalists will: submit a research report, display a summary of their work and, with their teachers and family members, tour the Queens College Research Laboratories and attend an Awards Luncheon.
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ALL student participants to Queens College on April 29th will receive an ISS/Fair 2004 Certificate honoring their investigative work. A small number of students will be awarded the opportunity for future research with Queens College sponsored research mentors or be awarded a place in the Queens College Summer Science Camp.

          – The ISS/Fair 2004 Planning Committee:
  Mark Miksic, Co-Organizer, Queens College
  Thomas Strekas, Dean, Math & Sciences QC
  Steven Schwarz, Asst. Dean, Math & Sciences QC    
  Steve Berman, Bayside High School
  Susan Brustein, Townsend Harris HS
Norman Cohn, Co-Organizer, Franklin K. Lane HS
Michael Renna, Hillcrest High School
Omar Sharafeddin, Benjamin Cardozo HS
Robert Soel, John Bowne HS
Janice Sutton, Springfield Gardens HS

SEE PAGE 2 FOR MORE

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Mark Miksic at 718-997-3379 or 718-997-3398

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