Posters and Research Presentations

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“Meaning is constructed by the learner.”

The goal of the ISSF 2018 Poster and Research Presentation session is for students to present project and research work from their home schools across a variety of subjects. This will foster opportunities for students to develop their learning, presentation skills and share with the ISSN community their projects. IMSA believes that these sessions will provide the impetus for students to build international and interdisciplinary relationships during ISSF, that will continue after ISSF with students collaborating and sharing into the future.

Program Description

Poster Sessions

During ISSF students will share project posters with their peers and attendees. The poster sessions will be held on Thursday, June 28th and each poster reviewed by three evaluators. Student poster awards will be presented during the closing ceremony.  Poster presentations will be presented across a variety of subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics, Physics, Robotics and other related fields. 

Judging Criteria for Posters ~ Posters must conform to the following requirements: No larger than 4 feet wide x 2 feet tall, Posters must be brought to ISSF. (Printing will not be available at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.) Font size must be readable from a distance. Use large font sizes.

Expected Poster Components: Title, Author(s), Introduction/Research Question, Methodology, Results/Conclusions, Acknowledgments, Bibliography of important sources, What I Learned, Future Research

Research Presentations

During ISSF students will share research presentations with their peers and attendees. The research presentations will be held on Saturday, June 30th and each presentation reviewed by three evaluators. Student research awards will be presented during the closing ceremony. Research presentations will be presented across a variety of subjects such as  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics, Physics, Robotics and other related fields.

Judging Criteria for Presentations ~ Conventional format of academic presentation, oral sessions include a 10 minute-talk and a 5 minute Q&A for each team.

Resources

“Meaning is constructed by the learner.”

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy