Archive for Thursday, March 15, 2012

Baldwin elementary school science fair winners announced

March 15, 2012

There were 45 projects representing the work of 41 students entered in the March 6 science fair for students at Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center and intermediate Center.

The grand champion class project (which included participating kindergarten through second-grade classes) was Matthew McCune's second-grade class. Its project included the invention of simple machines from recycled materials, along with blueprints, video journals, and commercials promoting their final invented products.

The individual/small group third- through fifth-grade grand champion was Jacob Hoffman, a third-grader in April Kohrs' class. He conducted an experiment comparing the effectiveness of different types of insulation.

The winner of the raffle for the iPad for the classroom was Kathy Dorsey's fifth-grade class. All teachers who had class or student representation in the Science Fair were entered in the drawing.

Judges for the science fair were Superintendent Paul Dorothy, Primary Center parent and science enthusiast Randy Miller, and Rachael Schulte, a senior biology major at Baker University. Tessley Smith and Kelley Bethell-Smith were the event planners, along with a CSO team.


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