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Your donation to MAS will expand access to our recognized STEM-focused programs for students across Minnesota.  



Our programs for students can't happen without volunteers! Learn more about how YOU can support STEM education in MN with your time, energy, and expertise.

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Networking / Mentoring


Fostering Opportunities and Relationships in Science Education is a new MAS program that connects mentors with students from populations traditionally underrepresented in STEM. Mentors support student interests in science while helping them develop the skills to do scientific research and eventually present science fair projects. 

Learn more about this exciting program.

Winchell Symposium

The Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium enables college students to share their original scientific research with peers, academics, and professionals.

See the projects presented at the University of St. Thomas in 2018.



Science Fair / JSHS

2018 Award Winners

The pinnacle of project-based STEM education in Minnesota since 1938, the MN State Science and Engineering Fair showcases the state's best and brightest (grades 6-12). It is the culmination of Minnesota's Regional Science Fairs. High school students who wish to present an additional research paper may also compete in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

2018 MN State Science & Engineering Fair GRAND Award Winners

2018 MN State Science & Engineering Fair SPECIAL Award Winners



Science Bowl

2018 Results

Student high school and middle school teams compete head-to-head in one-day competitions to solve technical problems and answer STEM questions. Winning teams qualify to go on to the National Science Bowl. 

24th High School Science Bowl RESULTS

11th Middle School Science Bowl RESULTS

Learn more about Science Bowl and when to register for 2019!