Science fair celebrates 16 years, needs judges

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2008

JUNEAU - The Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair is celebratiing its 16th anniversary this year. In conjunction with the University of Alaska's Experimental Discoveries in Geoscience Education program, more than 120 high school students from Juneau and Southeast will compete and display projects at this year's fair, which will take place March 28 and 29 in the Marie Drake gymnasium.

There will be a public open house from 5-9 p.m. March 28 and a public open house, with individual student student presentations, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on March 29. The awards ceremony will be at 7 p.m. on March 29.

Project areas of study are diverse, such as botany, engineering, medical sciences, animal tracking and observation, and ocean sciences.

The science fair committee still needs judges. Those interested in judging should send an e-mail to AkScienceFair@gmail.com. For more information, call director Koren Bosworth at 586-4837.



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