Mary's School is currently holding its annual science fair, featuring projects
from students of all grade levels. Students' projects will be judged by their
peers and by local scientists.
KMXT's Erik Wander has more.
All Saint Mary's
students were invited to participate in the science fair, which started yesterday
with a public reception and continues today, but it is required for students in
second through eighth grades. Saint Mary's principal Josh Lewis said scientists
from Fish and Game, National Marine Fisheries and Fishery Industrial
will be brought in to judge the wide ranging projects. Lewis said he's pleased
with the effort students have put into preparing for the fair.
-- (Lewis 1 17 sec. "They're judging each ... here at
Lewis said that
participants from Kindergarten through third grade complete demonstration-only
projects, but that once students reach fourth grade, expectations are higher.
-- (Lewis 2 25 sec. "Starting at fourth grade ... arrive
at a conclusion.")
Lewis said the
science projects on display have been several months in the making and that
students are excited to see the culmination of a lot of hard work and
-- (Lewis 3 18 sec. "They started in earnest... that
all the students have done.")
Lewis said the
subjects of the science projects featured are wide ranging and were up to the
individual students to develop. He provided some examples of what spectators of
the event can expect.
-- (Lewis 4 40 sec. "One example would be ... small
science projects will be on display in the St. Mary's gym throughout the day today
during school hours. The event is open to the public.
I'm Erik Wander