Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Science Fair

Monday, March 13, 2023 - Monday, March 20, 2023

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Event Details:
Monday, March 13 from 8:00 AM to Monday, March 20 at 11:00 PM EST

Banneker High School is a magnet school that attracts top local students with particular interests in math, science, and technology, and proudly boasts that 100 percent of its graduates are accepted into college. In a 2016 speech at the school, former President Barack Obama praised these achievements: “We have made a lot of progress in terms of making sure that young people across the country get the kind of great education that you’re getting here at Banneker, and I am really proud of what we’ve accomplished. I’m proud of what the District of Columbia has accomplished.”

Every year, all students participate in the fair by submitting a science project in one of the many categories, including animal sciences, behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, and many others. Winners will go on to compete at city, regional, and national level science fairs.

Communities from the D.C. Bar have been proud sponsors of the annual Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Science Fair since 1996.

Want to volunteer?

Volunteer judges need no scientific degree or prior training. This year the Benjamin Banneker Academic High School will continue virtually! We are looking for judges who would be willing to anonymously judge projects throughout March 13 - March 20.

For more information, email [email protected].