Stephen Quinn compared the amount of iron in everyday breakfast cereals. Kelli Jacobs did her project entitled Great Globs of Gluten and took the hands on approach to look at the levels of gluten in a variety of flours while Katie Moss studied gender bias and friend Meagan Hurley looked for the crystallization of syrup.
Fifth grade teacher, and 2010 Golden Apple winner, Mr. Mundorf studied Zuli Toro’s display on the formation of Rock Candy. Jay Vanderjagt’s project entitled ‘How Low Can You Go’ and Shane Kelly compared the speed of a macintosh laptop to the brand new Ipad. Gustavo Suarez exhibited how fruit decays with his Which Fruit Can Ruin Your Dessert.
Fourth graders’ projects were shown in the classrooms. Virginia Jenkins looked at the properties of cabbage and Andrew McAllister showed the power of magnets in his Magnetic Mayhem exhibit.
Younger students participated in this Earth Day celebration with fun filled activities including planting flowers, hands-on class experiments and consumer-related science projects. Each grade level participated.