Science Week

Science Week

Science Week is coming!
Friday, February 23rd to Thursday, March 1st

Science Week Activities

Friday, February 23rd Science week kicks off with assemblies hosted by SCARCE, a local non-profit focused on inspiring people, through education, to preserve & care for our Earth’s natural resources, while working to build sustainable communities

  • 4th and 5th grade: 9 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
  • KAM and 1st grade: 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
  • KPM, 2nd and 3rd grades: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Monday, February 26th to Wednesday, February 28th

  • In-classroom workshops for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

Thursday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm – Prospect’s 9th Annual Science Fair and Family Night

  • 6:30pm-7:30pm: Display your Science Fair project and view others in the hallways of Prospect. There will be a scavenger hunt for all attendees to engage with the projects and ask questions. Completed forms will be entered in a drawing for some fun science-themed prizes!
  • 7:30pm-8:30pm: After the Science Fair, Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles and Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education will give some interesting presentations on the environment for all attendees to enjoy!


Science Fair Project Registration


 If your child is doing a Science Fair project for Science Fair, please register using this link. The deadline for registration is Friday, February 16th. There is no need to register if you are just attending and not doing a Science Fair project.

  • Entries may include traditional science experiments, collections, inventions, research reports, biographies, coding or anything under the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design and math) umbrella.  We encourage students to use the Scientific Method  in completing their project. See Prospect’s Science Fair Planning Guide.
  • Please look at the Website Resources for Science Fair Projects for more helpful information that you can use to prepare your Science Fair project.
  • Participants may choose to work individually or with partners on their projects.
  • Students should be prepared to discuss their Science Fair project with those who attend.

Please also sign up to be a Parent Volunteer at the Science Fair and Family Night. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering to help on science night, please contact Carrie Willard ( or Katie Allanson (