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Young scientists share their experiments

Three science fairs were held in School District 206 from November 16 to 18. In the event, about 280 elementary students district-wide completed an experimental project.

LES Science fair winners
Top scorers at the Lincoln Elementary science fair were Max Harkias, Eric Welle, Max Henrich and Abby Sater.

Three science fairs were held in School District 206 from November 16 to 18. In the event, about 280 elementary students district-wide completed an experimental project.

The science fair was open to 4th grade Quest students, along with all 5th and 6th graders.

Plaques from the local Kiwanis Club were given to the top scoring project at each school and grade level. Kiwanis plaque winners include the following:

Lincoln Elementary School

  • 4th grade - Max Henrich, "What bridge design is the strongest?"

Abby Sater - "What is the affect of various ingredients with cookies?"

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  • 5th grade - Max Harkias, "What is the affect of various designs on paper airplane flight?"
  • 6th grade - Eric Welle, "How does the strength of a magnetic field affect the amount of energy produced through a coil of wire?"

Woodland Elementary School

  • 4th grade - Nicole Brittin, "Where should you store your unpopped popcorn?"
  • 5th grade - Olivia Mikkelson and Paige Schweigert, "Do age and gender affect memory?"
  • 6th grade - Sarah Frederick, "On which type of flooring does a basketball bounce higher?"

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  • 4th grade - Beau Granning (GES), "What is the affect of Ph level in plant growth?"
  • 5th grade - Kyle VanderTuin (VES), "Is the density of the wood comparable to the amount of force it takes to pound in a nail?"
  • 6th grade - Landon Jorgensen and Brady Wolkow (VES), "Does the number or arrangement of magnets affect the movement of steel ball bearings?"

Blake Anderson, "What disturbance turns a liquid into a solid the fastest?"

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