Violet Mora, 4th grader from Horizon Elementary,won 1st place in the Intermediate Academic category, Computer Systems, Electronics & Robotics, for her experiment "What Materials Block WiFi signals?"
Gracelyn Clyde, 4th grader from Prairie Ridge Elementary, won 1st place in Intermediate Chemistry for her experiment "How does baking soda affect cookies?"
Rylie Jablonski, 3rd grader from Horizon Elementary, wonfour special awards for her project "Can wildflowers grow in landfill soil?" which included:
Burroughs Auduobon Society of Greater Kansas City Award
Kansas City Garden Club Award
US EPA Environmental Science Award
Lakeside Nature Center Award
Congratulations to all three students for their amazing accomplishment in the field of STEM at this annual event!
The Greater Kansas City Science Fair is in its 72nd year and helps promote the science, engineering, math and technology (STEM) disciplines. Students in grades 4-12 from 15 counties across the Kansas City metro area had the opportunity to use science and engineering practices in a project-based learning opportunity.