Pacific (U.S.) Regional Science Fair

REGISTRATION Deadline - March 30, 2016!


Teachers, students, US Partnerships, scientists and alumni from the Pacific geographic area (NV, CA, HI) are invited to gather and discuss GLOBE student research projects at the first annual US regional conference. This two-day event will include judging of the science fair entries, a tour of NASA JPL facilities, professional development for teachers and networking opportunities for participants. There will be plenty of time to discuss collaborating within the region too.

Please see below for a tentative agenda and travel details, and follow this page for the most current information. If you have any questions, contact Tracy Ostrom at Please register by March 30th.


Friday, April 29th Agenda

2:00 pm

Check into hotel; Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Pasadena at 180 North Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91103. Rooms booked under GLOBE.

5:00 pm

Bus will depart from Marriott for NASA’s JPL facility in Pasadena, CA.

5:30 pm -7:30 pm

Keynote Speaker: JPL Scientists & El Nino

Dinner reception for students, teachers and partners

7:30 pm

Bus departs NASA’s JPL facility for Marriott.

7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Team-building Challenges (Students & Teachers)


Saturday, April 30th Agenda


Bus will depart from Hotel for NASA’s JPL facility

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Continental breakfast at JPL

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Student set up presentation boards and prepare.

10:00 am -12:00 pm

Science Fair Judging

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Teacher workshop: El Nino Campaign

12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Box lunch

1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Tour of JPL Facility for Students and Teachers

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Awards and Closing Ceremony

4:15 pm

Bus returns everyone to Marriott
















Science Fair Projects

On the registration form, please indicate how many posters you will be bringing. Posters should be no more than 24" x 36." 


Hotel Accommodations and NASA’s JPL Facility

For hotel accommodations and access to NASA's JPL facility, during the registration process, we are asking for specific information. Please be prepared to provide:

 - Adults (18+): full name, gender, country of origin and valid ID or passport. If not a U.S. Citizen, a three-week advance notice is needed to clear security and background checks. Federal laws state that only U.S. citizens can enter the campus without prior permission by the government facility. 

 - Students under the age of 18: full name and gender.

There are 20 rooms blocked at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Pasadena for this event under the identification of GLOBE.   Each room has 2 queen/double beds. On the registration forms, please indicate rooming assignments.

Please visit the hotel website for directions and travel information.


Participant Travel Support

Teachers, please contact your sponsoring GLOBE Partnership for travel funding information. Partners will pay their own travel and receive a reimbursement after filling out the proper paperwork.

Hotel accommodations on April 29th and 30th will be provided for Partnership-sponsored teachers and students. Dinner on April 29th and breakfast and lunch on April 30th will be provided for all participants. Dinner on April 30th is not a part of this program


Please follow this link to register.



Event origin: United States of America


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