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Calumet Regional Science Fair and Associated Art Exhibit

Science Categories

All of these categories are available in each of the 3 divisions. The 3 divisions are Elementary Division (1st -5th Grade),  Junior Division (6th , 7th & 8th Grade) & Senior Division(9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade).

Animal Sciences

  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Systematics
  • Other

Behavioral & Social Sciences

  • Clinical and Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Other

Biochemistry

  • General Biochemistry
  • Metabolism
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • Other

Cellular & Molecular Biology

  • Cellular Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Other

Chemistry

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Other

Computer Science

  • Algorithms, Data Bases
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Networking and Communications
  • Computational Science, Computer Graphics
  • Software Engineering, Programming Languages
  • Computer System, Operating System
  • Other

Earth & Planetary Sciences

  • Climatology, Weather
  • Geochemistry, Mineralogy
  • Paleontology
  • Geophysics
  • Planetary Science
  • Tectonics
  • Other

Engineering: Materials & Bioengineering

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering, Processing
  • Material Science
  • Other

Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical

  • Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Controls
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermodynamics, Solar
  • Robotics
  • Other

Energy & Transportation

  • Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering, Aerodynamics
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Fossil Fuel Energy
  • Vehicle Development
  • Renewable Energies
  • Other

Environmental Analysis

  • Air Pollution and Air Quality
  • Soil Contamination and Soil Quality
  • Water Pollution and Water Quality
  • Other

Environmental Management

  • Bioremediation
  • Ecosystems Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Land Resource Management Forestry
  • Recycling, Waste Management
  • Other

Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Other

Medicine & Health Sciences

  • Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology of Diseases
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Other

Microbiology

  • Antibiotics, Antimicrobials
  • Bacteriology
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Virology
  • Other

Physics & Astronomy

  • Astronomy
  • Atoms, Molecules, Solids
  • Biological Physics
  • Instrumentation and Electronics
  • Magnetics and Elecromagnetics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Optics, Lasers, Masers
  • Theoretical Physics, Theoretical or Computational Astronomy
  • Other

Plant Sciences

  • Agriculture/Agronomy
  • Development
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Photosynthesis
  • Plant Physiology (Molecular, Cellular, Organismal)
  • Plant Systematics, Evolution
  • Other

Team Projects

  •  Study conducted by two or three students in any discipline.