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Hundreds of Students Compete in Annual Science and Engineering Fair

Contact: Alex Renteria,

Projects Will be Judged on Innovation, Design and Real-World Solutions

Denver – The annual DPS Science and Engineering Fair will take place on Saturday, Jan. 13. Students of all ages throughout Denver Public Schools will display and present their STEM projects to judges. Prizes will be given to students with the most innovative, relevant and solution-oriented projects.

Past projects have probed health and wellness, futuristic inventions and gravity. Among many things, participants can expect to find out if dog saliva does in fact kill bacteria. Attendees will also learn how to grow beans in the winter.

Schedule of events:

Elementary (K-5th grade)

Elementary project viewing 8:30-9 a.m.
Judge K-5/activities 9-10:45 a.m.
Award K-2 10-10:15 a.m.
Award 3-5 10:45-11:15 a.m.


Secondary (6th-12th grade)

Middle and high school project viewing/activities 10:30-11 a.m.
Judging and Activities 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Awards 12:30-1 p.m.


Interview opportunities available.


WHAT: DPS Science and Engineering Fair
WHO: Hundreds of DPS students and educators




Saturday, Jan. 13

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: University of Denver, Ritchie Center’s Gates Fieldhouse

Asbury Ave. and S. University Blvd.