Science Fair

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Science Fair (Disney+ Movie)

“Science Fair” is a documentary film produced by National Geographic and released in 2018. The film follows the journey of nine high school students from around the world as they prepare to participate in the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

The documentary provides an intimate and inspiring look into the lives of these young scientists, showcasing their passion for science and their innovative research projects. It captures the challenges they face, the sacrifices they make, and the determination they exhibit to pursue their dreams of making a positive impact on the world through science.

Throughout the film, the students work tirelessly to perfect their projects, overcoming obstacles and setbacks with unwavering dedication. It also highlights the crucial role of their mentors, teachers, and parents in supporting and guiding them on their scientific journeys.

As the students arrive in Los Angeles to compete at ISEF, the film builds tension and excitement as they present their projects to a panel of esteemed judges. The audience witnesses the nervous anticipation, the joys of success, and the disappointments of setbacks as the young scientists navigate the intense competition.

“Science Fair” not only showcases the incredible talent and creativity of young minds but also emphasizes the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education in nurturing the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.

The documentary is a celebration of the power of science to transcend borders and unite people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and countries. It is a testament to the transformative power of education and the potential of young minds to change the world for the better.

Overall, “Science Fair” is a heartwarming and thought-provoking film that inspires viewers to believe in the potential of youth and the importance of supporting science education and research. It highlights the impact of science on individuals, communities, and society as a whole and reminds us that the pursuit of knowledge knows no boundaries.

Science Fair

Additional Details


  • Jack Andraka
  • Serena McCalla
  • Ramy Khodeir


  • Directors: Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster
  • Producers: Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster and Jeffrey Plunkett
  • Writers: Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster and Jeffrey Plunkett
  • Music: Jeff Morrow

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