The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

March 26, 2010
Unions sponsor science fair

Professional Engineers in California Government and California Association of Professional Scientists are sponsoring the 15th Annual Sacramento Regional Science & Engineering Fair on Saturday at Rosemont High School, 9594 Keifer Blvd. in Sacramento, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Students will compete in a sixth- through eighth-grade division and a ninth- through 12th-grade division. Grade prize winners in each group will advance to the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in San Jose, scheduled for May 9-14.

Other fair sponsors include Intel Corp., Liberty Mutual, Aerojet and SMUD. Click here for more details about the event.

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