Students presenting at the Science Fair

2019 Science and Engineering Fair

SHS Science and Engineering Fair 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

8:30-11:30am: Judging

Somerville High School Science Department hosts its annual Science and Engineering Fair. Students in grades 9–12 spend several weeks, and in some cases several months, researching one topic and following the scientific method and/or engineering design process to investigate one question deeply. In the morning, the projects will be judged by scientists and engineers from Boston Open Science LaboratoryBrammer Bio, Tufts University, and more.

Room 420 – Life Science Projects
Room 423 – Chemical and Physical Science Projects
Room 425 – Physics and Engineering Projects

SHS Science and Engineering Exhibition Night

Thursday, February 14, 2019 

Open to the Community

4:00 – 5:00pm – Science Fair Exhibition (in classrooms)

5:00 – 5:30pm – Awards Ceremony (in Auditorium)

We would like to invite our students’ families and former teachers, as well as the Somerville community, to view all of their hard work at our Science Fair Exhibition Night from 4:00 – 5:30pm on February 14, 2019. Student projects will be on display from 4:00 to 5:00pm in the classrooms above, and awards will be presented in the auditorium from 5:00 to 5:30pm. Please contact Marianna Hosking with any questions.


2019 Region IV Science Fair

Saturday, March 9, 2019


The 2019 Massachusetts Region IV Science Fair, sponsored by the Tufts University, the Rotary Club of Somerville, DistriGas and the Somerville Public School District, will be held in the Somerville High School Field House on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The six Regional Science Fairs serve as qualifying competitions for the Massachusetts State Science Fair to be held at MIT in May. Many Somerville High School students go on to compete in this fair, and would love your support! Projects will be on display after the judging in the afternoon. Please contact Chris Angelli with any questions.