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Videos

In this section you can view several videos on various topics related to the Science Fairs, some of which can also be found elsewhere on the site.

  

The clips were recorded at the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, 2011 Québec Final, held at Université de Sherbrooke.

 

Presenting the Hydro-Québec Science Fair 

This introductory video takes you into the world of the Hydro-Québec Science Fair Finals.
 

 

Themed videos

Although the videos are mostly in French, there are some testimonials given in English.

Why take part in the Science Fair?

(Original title: Pourquoi participer à l'Expo-sciences?)

 

There are many reasons why young people want to create a Science Fair project. Here, a few exhibitors talk about what motivates them, and about their experiences at the Hydro-Québec Science Fair.

 

Being an exhibitor

(Original title: Être exposant)

 

What’s involved in taking part in a Science Fair? What qualities are brought to the fore when creating a Science Fair project? Listen as exhibitors tell you their stories.

 

Finding your project idea

(Original title: Trouver son idée de projet)

 

Finding the idea. It’s a crucial step in any Science Fair project. This video gives you a glimpse at the kinds of projects entered in a Science Fair final, as well as a look at what inspired the exhibitors in choosing their project ideas.

 

Support from the people around you

(Original title: Le soutien du milieu)

 

Behind every Science Fair project there are many different people supporting the exhibitor throughout the process of creating his or her project. You’ll see exhibitors talk about the support they received, as well as some of the various players who make their projects possible.

 

The visual presentation

(Original title: Présentation visuelle)

 

Here are some tips and tricks from exhibitors for ensuring great visual impact for your Science Fair project. Many exhibitors favour large-format printing; others prefer to make posters by hand. Both options can be equally attractive, but the important thing is always to choose the right elements to support what you have to say (e.g., text, photos, graphs, models).

 

Exhibiting your project in public

(Original title: Présentation au public)

 

Exhibitors share their experiences and advice for making a good impression on visitors and the judges at a Hydro-Québec Science Fair.

 

Judging

(Original title: Le jugement)

 

The judging is an important but sometimes misunderstood step at a Science Fair final. Although it comes with its share of stress for exhibitors, judges and students alike seem to appreciate this valuable time for exchanges. This video shows the point of view of both judges and exhibitors on the judging experience.

 

Forging connections

(Original title: Tisser des liens)

 

A Science Fair is an enriching, dynamic experience, both academically and socially. Competitions are often a time for interesting meetings that can lead to long-lasting friendships.

 

Benefits for exhibitors

(Original title: Les retombées)

 

Science Fair exhibitors invest a great deal of time and energy in their science projects, so their experiences often leave a lasting impression in their lives as well as their academic and professional careers. In these testimonials, you’ll hear exhibitors talk about what participation in the Science Fair has meant to them.

 

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Réseau Technoscience
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Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie
Hydro-Québec