We would like to thank all the attendees, participants, and those who were involved in any way with our annual Science Fair this year. Thank you for making this a memorable event for the youth in our community!
2018 Science Fair Winners (three-way tie for 1st place)
Theodore J. Vaccarella (age 12, 6th grade, Orcas Island Middle School)
Just Dough It – “I made dough with flours that contain different amounts of protein and tested the texture to see how protein affects the texture.”
Isabella Evans and Gray Gailey (ages 13, 7th grade, Orcas Island Middle School)
Stereotypes – “Stereotypes are a problem that plagues our society. We conducted an experiment to see how it affects the younger generation.”
William Stephens (age 12, 6th grade, Orcas Island Middle School)
What Cooking Method Preserves the Most Vitamin C in Carrots – “I cooked carrots in three different ways and then I tested them for Vitamin C.”
Richie Moore Rocket Ship of Wonder Award for 2018
Angelina Riddle (5th grade, Salmonberry School)
Walking Water – A demonstration of how water moves through cellulose
Calvin Saxe and Kristian Freeman
What Liquid Melts Color Off M&M’s the Quickest
The annual Funhouse Science Fair is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 7 at noon! We will be kicking off the event with a performance by The Banana Slug String Band! The Banana Slug String Band are a musical group of environmental educators traveling to us from California! They have been playing music and educating kids for over 30 years. We are so excited for this amazing show! For more information visit http://www.bananaslugstringband.com.
In addition to exhibits there will be food, music, and entertainment while entries are judged and prizes awarded. The “Richie Moore Rocketship of Wonder” is awarded to the ‘Best of Show’ project by our Wizard Judges. All participants receive a prize. $1000 in college scholarships will be awarded to middle and high school students.
More than 100 kids participate in the Science Fair, showcasing their science projects – including youth from neighboring islands. All school age youth are invited to enter their projects!
For more information call (360) 376-7177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.