The Kern County Science Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) public non-profit organization created in 1988 to promote science and technology education in Kern County.
One of the major events sponsored by the Kern County Science Foundation is the Kern County Regional Science Fair. Additional information is contained in the Science Fair Judging Invitation. If you would like to help, please complete the online Science Fair Judging Form. The date for the 2017 Science Fair is March 13-14, 2017. Aera Energy LLC is the Founding and Primary Sponsor. Winners of scholarships are announced at the Science Fair.
The Foundation also funds, fully or partially, student events such as MATHCOUNTS, Middle School Math Field Day, Physics Olympics, AP Calculus & Statistics Contests, and a Rubik’s Cube Competition. In addition, the Foundation gives scholarships, provides funding for Summer Science Camps, and provides STEM professional development to teachers, using such programs as GEMS.
2018 Science Fair Forms
- Intermediate Grades (4 & 5) Division – 2018 Student Entry Form (Interactive)
- Middle School and Senior High School Division – 2018 Student Entry Form (Interactive)
- School/District Intent to Participate Form
- Institutional Review Board Information Sheet
2018 Science Fair Rules
2017 Science Fair Results
2018 Kern County Middle School Math Field Day
(For Grades 6, 7 and 8)
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Liberty High School, 925 Jewetta Avenue
Monday, January 29, 2018 4 p.m. – Math Field Day Teachers/Coaches Meeting, CITY CENTRE, 5th Floor
Friday, March 23, 2018 – School Intent to Participate deadline
Monday, April 9, 2018 – School Entries/Fees deadline