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1 Mastodon Art/Science Regional Fair Jill Malcom Executive Director x 474

2 Tell me…. Where did you get the spark that ignited your interest in engineering? Do you remember the moment where you began to see clarity in your life profession? Did you enter a science fair as a child?

3 President Obama during the State of the Union speech on Tuesday "We need to teach our kids that its not just the winner of the Super Bowl who deserves to be celebrated, but the winner of the Science Fair." You are a vital link in celebrating the winner of our science fair! You are a vital link in celebrating the winner of our science fair!

4 Who is the Mastodon Fair? Largest art and science Fair in the US Largest art and science Fair in the US ~3000 K-12 students in public, private and home schools (800+ science) ~3000 K-12 students in public, private and home schools (800+ science) Funded 100% by donations ($118,000 budget) Funded 100% by donations ($118,000 budget) Operated by 350 volunteers and 1 part-time employee Operated by 350 volunteers and 1 part-time employee 7 day Fair (Fair: 3 days Setup/take down) 7 day Fair (Fair: 3 days Setup/take down) 501 (c)3 organization – 32 years old! 501 (c)3 organization – 32 years old! Over $35,000 in prizes, awards, trips and scholarships awarded. Over $35,000 in prizes, awards, trips and scholarships awarded.

5 Where? Jefferson College Field House, Hillsboro MO. Jefferson College Field House, Hillsboro MO. Three floors of the Field House used to house the exhibits. Three floors of the Field House used to house the exhibits.

6 Spark New Engineers By Passing It On… Be a Be a Judge – Wed. March 16, 1 pm – 8 pm Judge – Wed. March 16, 1 pm – 8 pm Volunteer - (computer help, SQL programming!) Volunteer - (computer help, SQL programming!) Donor Donor Mentor – online or at work sessions Mentor – online or at work sessions Coach – teachers/students Coach – teachers/students Activity room – March 18, pm Activity room – March 18, pm

7 What we do… Mission: Inspire art and science excellence in K-12 grade students through workshops, mentoring and competitions.

8 Fair Calendar March 15 – 19, Calendar in packet March 15 – 19, Calendar in packet Visual tour…. Visual tour….

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16 3000 students Administration – utilizes technology Administration – utilizes technology Online registration via web Online registration via web E-Fair (Electronic Fair Administration, Information and Reports) E-Fair (Electronic Fair Administration, Information and Reports) Bar Code Scanners Bar Code Scanners

17 Online Registration

18 Entry Forms and Labels/Name Tag

19 Examples of Customization

20 Art or Science? Teacher or Parent?

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24 E-FAIR Benefits Greatly reduced paperwork Greatly reduced paperwork Easy for volunteers to use and quick training Easy for volunteers to use and quick training Lowered stress Lowered stress Parents didnt have to wait in line Parents didnt have to wait in line Paperwork could be printed if forgotten Paperwork could be printed if forgotten Come In – Scan – Go! Come In – Scan – Go!

25 So how will you Spark New Engineers… Be a Be a Judge – Wed. March 16, 1 pm – 8 pm Judge – Wed. March 16, 1 pm – 8 pm Volunteer - (computer help, SQL programming!) Volunteer - (computer help, SQL programming!) Donor Donor Mentor – online or at work sessions Mentor – online or at work sessions Coach – teachers/students Coach – teachers/students Activity room – March 18, pm Activity room – March 18, pm

26 Questions? This PowerPoint will be available on the INCOSE website. This PowerPoint will be available on the INCOSE website. Jill Malcom, Executive Director Mastodon Art/Science Fair Jefferson College 1000 Viking Dr., TC 101, MO x 474


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