Get Involved

Science Strikes Back is not just for the community, but is put on by the community. Every year, we take the time to thank everyone who has contributed to making this event a success, from our sponsors to our participants to even our guests. There are multiple ways for a community member like YOU to get involved.

Register to participate here.

Provide feedback on the 2021 Science Strikes Back event!

Anyone may present and anyone may serve as a judge for Science Strikes Back.

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Judges gathered before the science fair for a quick training on Science Strikes Back, its goals and its rubric.

If you have questions about what volunteering, participating, or sponsoring looks and feels like contact Isabelle Herde at

What problem facing our community do you want to help solve? For what issue do you want to raise awareness? Submit an entry to be one of our presenters in our community science fair. There are a number of submission categories to chose from. Click here for more information on those topics. Presenters are expected to attend a training session ahead of the science fair. 

Are you interested in learning more about relevant community issues to both youth and adults? Sign up to become a judge or moderate presentations! You will be assigned to a specific category  Judges will use our rubric. Volunteers are expected to attend a training session ahead of the science fair.

Want to help promote community science? Consider becoming a sponsor! There are many ways to help us make the science fair better every year, from covering the participation fee for a presenting project to donating gift cards. The possibilities are endless. 

Event Structure

The event will take place over ZOOM. A program will be shared in advance with all registrants. 

Presentations will be done in breakout rooms.

Presenters will screen-share their science in 5-10 minutes. Moderators will keep time. 

Need more support or still have questions? Reach out to Isabelle Herde at


January 27th at 6 PM Orientation for volunteers and presenters 

February 3rd at 6 PM Science Strikes Back

6:00 Welcome

6:10 Keynote Presentation 

Can Goats Help us Control Invasive Species? by Christine Bohn, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust

6:25 Presentations

6:45 Science Celebration & Awards Ceremony

7:00 End of Event

February 4th at 4 PM Happy Hour 

Share your feedback, learn more about how this got organized, play a game! 

Register here.