Congrats to our winners of the 2020 Challenger Science Fair!
1st place: Hazel Weber. “Oops, I forgot to add an ingredient in my cupcakes”.
2nd place: Valor O'Dell. “Bubble Blast”
1st place: Kane Stone “Floating Trains”
2nd place: Adelaide, Grace, and Caitlyn Goins. “How does water glow?
1st place: Holden Patterson “Seawater’s Effect on Bamboo”.
2nd place: Brooklyn Biles “What water freezes first?”
1st place: Evan Yokom: “Germs!”
2nd place: Skyler Law and Mya Johnson. “Turning Potatoes into Energy for a Timer”
3rd place: Naiomi Reed “Shell Shocked”.
(1st and 2nd place winners are eligible to compete in the regional science fair)
Physics and Astronomy:
1st place: Leah Monroe “Keep it Cold, Keep it Hot”.
2nd place: Zechariah Wood “Cohesion in Water”
3rd place: Waleed Jeries “Cool it Quickly”.
HM: Maggie Johnson “Floating Eggs??”
Engineering and Mechanics:
1st place: Wesley Tedesco “Catapult This!”
2nd place: Alexander Berry “Ideal Material for Paper Airplane Construction”
3rd place: Dylan Davis “Fast Food: A car run on fruit power”
HM: Oliver Hesse “Organic Materials Power a Clock”
Behavioral and Social Science
1st place: Cat Phan Jolyn Xue “5 second rule”.
2nd place: Destiny McCarter “Tooth Decay Experiment”
3rd place: Anna Kate Rushing “Stop Signs”
HM: Reina Ambe “Can Oobleck Dance”
Earth and Environmental Science:
1st place: Sebastian Martinez “When Life Gives you Lemons, Make Batteries”
2nd place: Gavin McCreery: “How Liquids affect plant growth”
3rd place: Dakota Smith Baughman “Bugs and Things Under Our Feet”
Klare Jamison” Tee Up Temperatures”
HM: Zoe Kenney and Mae Mae Glasgow “How Pure is your Water?”
The Challenger Science Fair was held on Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Students of all ages are invited to participate in the Science Fair. Students in 5th grade will be participating in the Science Fair as a graded project. Students will work on their projects leading up to the fair. Judging will take place during the day. The evening's events will include awards and a Science Fair open house for friends and families.
SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATION
Challenger Elementary School is pleased to invite all K-5th graders to participate in this year’s SCIENCE FAIR! Students have the opportunity to create their own personalized investigations that go beyond the classroom. It is our hope that in offering this opportunity, students will further foster an appreciation for science.
Date: Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Location: Challenger Elementary
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Winners Announced at PTA Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category per grade level. Fifth grade top award winners in each category advance to compete in the Northeast Alabama Regional Science and Engineering Fair at UAH held March 17-19, 2020
K – 5th Grade Students
Individual or Team.
Fifth Grade: Teams can be no larger than 2 people. Students on teams must be in the same class. Teacher approval required for all 5th grade teams.
K-4: Teams can be any size
HOW TO REGISTER:
ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER AT: https://forms.gle/QpdebbiXM9CRz4wCA
For more Science Fair info, download the Science Fair Information Packet below: