Students from every corner of Gwinnett County took part in the regional science fair Feb. 22.
More than 1,000 students, including those from Peachtree Corners schools, participated in the 35th annual Gwinnett County Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Friday, Feb. 22. It is the county's largest regional event, and students come from public schools, private schools, homeschools and more. The theme this year is "Motivating the Next Generation of Science and Engineering Leaders—from Classroom to Career." -- See the attached video of Ella Dommert, third-grade student from Simpson Elementary. Her project is "Where do birds dine?"-- Judges announced the winners late Friday night. Check the event's website next week to learn who all the winners are. In the Peachtree Corners area, the following schools participated: -- Where you, …
Over 40 students from Norcross and Duluth cluster schools to compete in Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Friday.
Friday, February 24, 2012
On Friday, Feb. 24 nearly 900 students from Gwinnett County Public Schools will compete in the annual Gwinnett County Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The fair is designed to provide students a chance to exhibit their work and discuss their discoveries with volunteer judges who are expert in their fields. This is the fair's 34th year in which high school and middle school students enter their projects in the competition. This year elementary school students have been invited to compete. "Academically, we have seen that when students are given the chance to be successful that they repeatedly rise to the occassion," said Dr. Jonathon Wetherington, GCPS's director of science. "Allowing elementary students to complete, encourages …