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STEAM Expo is a science fair for the twenty-first century. It includes sciences, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. It provides students in kindergarten to grade 12 with an extracurricular opportunity to pursue their STEAM interests. Through creative research, design, building, and problem solving skills, students produce an abundance of genuinely intriguing and informative projects and presentations covering the different STEAM components.

STEAM Expo also provides an opportunity for related industry practitioners, businesses, university faculties, and professional organizations in the Fredericton area to share their expertise and passions with the community.

Kindergarten to Grade 4

The elementary school component of STEAM Expo is based on a non-competitive philosophy, which encourages student participation, sharing, appreciation for diversity, and inclusion. The event is a fun, engaging, and inspiring opportunity for our younger students to share their enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Participants receive a certificate, a water bottle, a medal, and T-shirt for their efforts.

Grade 5 to Grade 12

Participants from grades 5 to 12 will have their poster-based projects evaluated by a panel of expert judges from throughout the Fredericton and area science, technology, engineering and math community.  All projects will be on display throughout the day of the Expo and open for the public viewing. Participants will receive a certificate, thermo-pencil and T-shirt for their efforts. Cash prizes are also awarded to the best projects across a variety of categories. Winners in various categories and grade divisions may move on to the North-West New Brunswick Regional Science Fair, where they could earn an opportunity to represent New Brunswick at the Canada-Wide Virtual Science Fair.

How to develop a project

  • North-West NB Regional STEM Fair – Virtual Template 2022
    Last updated: June 01, 2022

Project evaluation

  • NB Science Fair Project Evaluation Rubric
    Last updated: June 01, 2022

External resources

How to submit a project

Project entry

  • Project Entry Guide 2022-EN
    Last updated: June 01, 2022
  • NB Science Fair Project Info Guide
    Last updated: June 01, 2022


If you have questions about STEAM Expo, contact the staff member listed below:

Subject Coordinator Science
Fredericton Education Centre