NB Science Fairs


Project viewing is now live! Check out the hundreds of incredible STEM projects from grade 7-12 students across Canada including our own curious and innovative youth from New Brunswick! Projects are available to a national audience, on the YSC Online STEM Fair website. Judges have begun their review process aimed at recognizing outstanding projects. Results will be released on May 29.

This year STEM Expo returns in a new online format! Explore organizations and educational institutions supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) discovery and innovation!

Project registration opens at inaugural Youth Science Canada Online STEM Fair

OTTAWA, May 4, 2020 – Canadian students can now register their projects in the inaugural Online STEM Fair, organized by Youth Science Canada. The registration period ends at 11:59 pm on May 18 – the eve of the start of the online fair. Full story…


Students in grades 7 – 12.
Max: 2 students / project
Students do NOT need to qualify at a school, district or regional fair to participate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Teacher/Parent Guide

Calling all teachers and parents! Have you registered to receive the bilingual Student Activity Guide that helps students explore the fair, identify their own STEM interests and enhance their at-home learning experience? A Teacher/Parent Guide is also available for download to help you make the most of the YSC Online STEM Fair.

Note: These resources are best suited for students in Grades 5 to 10.

Register online to receive the PDF home learning resource by email.

 Youth Science Canada is excited to be launching this new initiative, and look forward to seeing the incredible projects Canada’s young scientists, engineers and innovators have been working on. Science East’s NB Science Fair program is proud to provide support to students interested in participating in this opportunity.

Happy to help!

Have questions? Need assistance with uploading your project?
Please contact:

Becky Geneau, Regional Coordinator
NB Science Fairs
North-West New Brunswick Region
South-East New Brunswick Region

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Please read this special announcement:

March 13, 2020 – Press release 2020 NB Regional Science Fair



Anglophone School District Fairs qualify for:

NB Regional Fairs are now cancelled. 

Tentative Schedule:

9:00 – 10:30 am                 Registration, Set-Up, Safety Inspection (Registration desk)

10:30am – 4:30pm             Judging; Lunch Rotations (Participants are to bring their own bag lunch and snack); Activity Time (around campus – wear proper outdoor clothing)

4:30 – 6:00 pm                   Public Viewing

6:00 – 7:00 pm                   Awards Ceremony

Student Registration deadline March 30, 2020 at 4:30pm.

Francophone School Districts qualify for:


The goal of science fair participation is to empower youth to get hands-on and active in science by researching and exploring questions related to problems that interest them.

Your support makes the New Brunswick Science Fairs possible:

Each year Science East runs the New Brunswick Science Fair program through raising public and private funds.

These proceeds of sponsorship and donation to the event support the expense  of coordinating the provincial fairs, organizing the campus enrichment activities, training and organizing tour leaders, enlisting and vetting judges, as well travel costs and accommodation for the Team New Brunswick’s annual journey to the national Canada-Wide Science Fair.

Sponsorship Benefits NB Provincial Science Fairs 2020

Making a charitable donation to support youth science research is convenient and secure.

            Click Canada Helps  and Select “New Brunswick Regional Science Fairs” from the drop down menu in the donations section.



Thank you to our 2019 contributors that made the NB Science Fair a huge success and supported Team NB finalists at the Canada-Wide Science Fair.

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There are many ways to get involved with NB Science Fairs and volunteering at the event is one of them!

Join our team! Become a:

  • Registration greeter,
  • Group leader to move students around campus to various enrichment activities led by UNB staff and students,
  • Lunch monitor,
  • Judging timer,
  • Set up and tear down team member
  • A  judge!

Contact becky.geneau@scienceeast.nb.ca for more details.


Under General information, you will find the criteria to be eligible to participate in the regional science fair, the exhibit classification, the safety rules, hints on project design, judging criteria, the different awards available and information about the online registration.

(Please Note: There are important rules regarding Ethics. If your project involves experimenting with or studying animals or humans, please visit the following link for more information: http://ethics.youthscience.ca)

You will also find an example of a written report.

To help you with your project, check out our list of science fair Resources.

Finally, you can download the NB Science Fair Project Info Guide(PDF format). In this hand-out, you will find the 10 steps for a science fair project, how to select a division, some general information, some student hand-outs, and the regional evaluation sheet.

New Brunswick Regional Science Fairs are a joint project of the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and Science East Science Centre in cooperation with Youth Science Canada.