Bailey Intermediate School held a science fair on December 1 for the fourth and fifth grades at their campus. The top four from each grade will compete at the Region 8 ESC Regional Science Fair on February 2, 2017.
Winners advancing in fourth grade are: Dakota Berquist, first place winner with ‘Polished Pennies – Which substance will clean pennies best?’; Amberlee Freelen, second place with ‘Do you get more seeds from a large pumpkin or several small pumpkins of equal weight?’; Karson King, third place with ‘Nerf Wars – Which Nerf gun will shoot the farthest?’; and Macy Howard, fourth place with ‘Holding Water – Which diaper can hold the most liquid?’.
Fifth grade winners advancing are: Heather Bright, first place with ‘Stain Challenge: Which stain remover will work best on certain common stains?’; Katie Trammell, second place with ‘Will a flower change colors in colored water?’; Gracie Heying, third place with ‘Which tennis ball bounces higher in certain conditions’, and Rylee Adams, fourth place with ‘Egg Dropper – What items will keep an egg from breaking when dropped from certain heights.’
Other fourth grade participants include Joanna Vega, Albani Miller, Rafael Sagahon, and Stacia Coulter, and additional participants from fifth grade include Jayden Roberts, Angela Coe, Holly Webb, and Ki Tillery.
The student projects were judged on creativity, scientific thought, thoroughness, skill, and clarity. Judges for the event were Stone Middle School science teachers John Dickinson and Shawna Brown and North Lamar High School students Tristan Wheeler and Trenton Wheeler.