2017 WNYRSEF Intel ISEF Winner, Thierry Juang:


Why Participate in a Fair?

Benefits of Participating in a Science Fair
The Value of a Science Fair Project
Why do a Science Fair Project?
The Importance of a Science Fair in STEM Education
The Benefits of Doing a Science Fair


Grand Awards offered at all four Terra Fairs:


Students who have won an award at a Terra Fair may submit their work to the International Journal of High School Research for review and free publication.

Genius Olympiad

Up to two projects (up to two students per project) advance for a week in Rochester with 1400 participants from 69+ countries and adventures such as a field trip to Niagara Falls and an International Culture Celebration night. Terra covers registration fees and provides housing and meals for students.


One project (up to three students) from each Terra Fair advances to ISEF for a week in Anaheim, CA with 1700 students from 75+ countries competing for over $4 million awards and scholarships. Terra covers all registration and travel expenses for students.

Your student could be selected to participate in ISEF in May 2020 hosted in Anaheim, California. Check out the highlights from Intel ISEF 2019 hosted in Phoenix, Arizona:

Check out what Fair Day looks like: