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4th Annual Middle School STEM Expo


4th Annual ACPS Middle School STEM Expo



Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Snow Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Augusta Expo Event Center

227 Expo Road

Fishersville VA 22939


Projects Open to Public for Viewing: 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Awards Ceremony: 5:30 pm




In response to recent trends for rapid employment growth in STEM-related careers, it is important for our school division to meet these demands by exposing our students to the 21st century learning skills necessary to be competitive in these areas.  Augusta County Public Schools is very excited to announce that we will be holding our 4th Annual district-wide Middle School STEM Expo to encourage and honor students’ scientific thinking outside of the classroom! The STEM Expo takes the place of the traditional science fair, showcasing and celebrating STEM projects from across the division.  This is a very exciting and rewarding experience for our students!  

There are six categories that students can choose from:

(click on link for student worksheets)

Environmental/Agricultural Innovation
Reverse Engineering
Robotics & Computer Science
Rube Goldberg
Scientific Inquiry


Community stakeholders participate in the event by sponsoring prizes and serving as judges. This years sponsors include:

Riddleberger Brothers

Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge

Secure Futures Solar

Dr. Brian Brumbaugh, DDS


Dr. Samuel Rowe, DDS


Lantz Construction Company


Is your company or business interested in sponsoring the STEM Expo?

Click here for more information.




STEM Expo Rules and General Requirements

STEM Expo Category Descriptions and Recommendations




Media Highlights from 2018 3rd Annual ACPS Middle School STEM Expo

WHSV TV3 - Augusta County STEM Expo grows in size for third year (Feb 06,2018)

The News Virginian - Tech-savvy kids show their stuff (Feb 6, 2018)

Newsleader - Winners of the 2018 STEM expo (Feb 9, 2018)




For More Information Contact:

Angela Deitz

Secondary STEM Supervisor