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No VSF in the spring of 2016

Dear Virtual Science Fair Participants, With sincere regret, I must announce there will not be a Virtual Science Fair offered in the spring of 2016. If circumstances are favourable, the VSF may return in the fall of 2016. Sincerely, Larry … Continue reading

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2015 VSF Cancelled

There will be no 2015 Virtual Science Fair. The Virtual Science Fair may return in the spring of 2016. An announcement will be made in late November 2015 regarding the 2016 VSF. Contact Larry if you have any questions. larry@virtualsciencefair.com

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IMPORTANT: VSF Chequing Account Closed

Virtual Science Fair Cheque Scam It has come to my attention that someone has altered and then reproduced a VSF cheque. These phoney cheques are then mailed to unsuspecting individuals as part of a scam. As a result, the VSF … Continue reading

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2015 VSF Postponed

Dear VSF Participants and Supporters After a great deal of thought and with significant sadness, I have decided to cancel the next VSF until at least the fall of 2015. As you may know, the VSF has always been a one-person project … Continue reading

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Due Date is Past – Accounts Locked

Every year a few teams out of  500+ have a very disappointing end to their VSF participation. Often I suspect they did not review the Rules and Help sections. In the Help and Rules sections, the absolute necessity of uploading … Continue reading

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Judging 2014 – Teacher Evaluations by May 7, 2014 Please

All teachers with more than one project in the VSF are asked to rank their students’ projects and provide a comment for each student. You may also provide a private comment for Larry if you wish. Teachers with only one … Continue reading

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Registration Opens Jan. 20, 2014

Registration opens tomorrow (Jan. 20, 2014). Again this year I had hoped to institute some major changes, but alas personal issues have limited my time to make any significant changes. I will update the website as time permits. The total … Continue reading

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Free Windows Web Authoring Software

Using Microsoft Expression Web 4 I built and published a simple one page website.  I will attempt to build a brief tutorial on this app and have it available shortly. If you do not have web building software available, try … Continue reading

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Free Web Authoring and Image Software

It appears the web authoring software and image editing software needed  to build Virtual Science Fair websites is freely available from Microsoft.  I have just downloaded Microsoft Expression Web 4 (website building application)  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36179 and Expression Design 4 (graphics application) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36180 … Continue reading

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2014 Registration Date Change

The Virtual Science Fair has remained much the same since started 14 years ago. I am hoping to make a number of improvements for the 2014 VSF, but thus far have not found the time. I hope to make these improvements … Continue reading

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