• Orange County Science and Engineering Fair
    • Orange County Science and Engineering Fair
    • Orange County Science and Engineering Fair
    • Orange County Science and Engineering Fair
    • Orange County Science and Engineering Fair

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OC Science Ask-a-Scientist Nights
OC Science Ask-a-Scientist Nights

OC Science, OCSEF's youth leadership affiliate, hosted 4 successful Ask-a-Scientist Nights in school across Orange County.

2016 Excellence in STEM Award Ceremony
2016 Excellence in STEM Award Ceremony

At the 2016 annual Excellence in STEM Awards ceremony, teachers, volunteers, board members, judges, and special judges received awards for their excellence.

Jan and Richard Cannon 1964
Jan and Richard Cannon 1964

Jan and Richard Cannon met at OCSEF in 1964 as fellow competitors. Little did they know that they would end up happily married in the years to follow. 

  • The Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF) is a nonprofit educational organization that has promoted science and engineering in Orange County since 1955. The educators, scientists, and engineers who volunteer their services are committed to educating, guiding, and motivating students to engage in project-based learning in all fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to be college and career ready in the 21st century. 

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2017 Orange County Science and Engineering Fair Information
2017 Orange County Science and Engineering Fair Information

Thinking of participating in the 2017 Orange County Science and Engineering Fair? Register or find out more information here!

2016 Intel ISEF Qualifying Info
2016 Intel ISEF Qualifying Info

Competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) goes far beyond simply displaying your project.

Free Science Fair Resources
Free Science Fair Resources

Looking for a place to start researching? This page includes advice for conducting a science fair project, information for various science summer camps, links to science fair competitions, and more!

2016 Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists
2016 Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists

Of the 300 students chosen as Broadcom MASTERS semifinalists from across the nation, nine elementary and middle school students from OCSEF qualified. 

2016 California State Science Fair Winners
2016 California State Science Fair Winners

A total of 32 Orange County students from grades 6-12 won awards at the 65th annual California State Science Fair held on May 23-24.

2016 Intel ISEF Finalists Selected
2016 Intel ISEF Finalists Selected

Four high school students were selected to represent Orange County at the 2016 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair.

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