SRC Deadline November 17

Approval is needed for projects that use human participants (including survey data collection), vertebrate animal testing, Potentially Hazardous Materials (microbiology and DNA manipulation).
Please refer to handbook as to what projects can be approved by school IRB, which projects are exempt and which need SRC approval.

Attention Teachers!

October  3, 2017- 4-7 pm General Membership Meeting at our NEW location- HACC Harrisburg Area Community College in Blocker Hall Room 212. Light dinner provided. Please note that Act 48 credits are available with Mini sessions to help with science fair. Contact for any questions.

We have 3 Broadcom Master Semi-Finalists!

Congratulations go to the following Finalists:

Seman, Alexander Grade: 7th
Affiliate Fair ID: USPA01
Harrisburg Academy, Lemoyne, PA
Project Title: Maximizing Collection of Radiant Energy

Uroda, Melanie Grade: 8th
Affiliate Fair ID: USPA01
Saint Theresa School, New Cumberland, PA
Project Title: Lighter Can be Mightier

Warren, Adam Grade: 8th
Affiliate Fair ID: USPA01
Saint Joseph School, Mechanicsburg, PA
Project Title: Coast Guard

CASEF’s home is HACC


             Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair  home is HACC 
We will be holding the 2018 and 2019 Fairs in Blocker Hall on the Harrisburg HACC Campus.
Our physical address is:  221 Blocker Hall, HACC
                                         1 HACC Drive
Our new email address is (effective now).  Please make these changes in your email address book.  The Whitaker Center email is no longer valid.

Summer Teacher Workshops



August 14 (physical sciences-solar energy, robotics, raspberry pi circuitry, 3-D printing and scanning, moon map and more!) and

August 15 (life sciences, interactive skeleton and body systems, microbiology, forensics, fossils, and more).

Each day runs 8:30 am – 3:00 pm and will earn 6 hrs of ACT 48 credit.

There will also be sessions each day on how to find research project ideas and background research.  How to change any scientific article to any reading level without losing content, the how-to’s of using library resources in your classroom FREE of charge.  Also a Q&A session on CASEF, forms, special awards, or whatever topics are on your mind.  We have a few grand champions coming to visit over the lunch hour for Q&A as well.

Cost $20/day (includes coffee and lunch) and 6 hrs ACT 48 credit.

See/test out the materials you can borrow for your classroom and available for student use at the Maker Space.  The activities include the lesson plans with standards.

PLEASE SHARE:  Contact for more information.  Registration forms are available at