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NASA’s JPL Inspires Winning Science Fair Project
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A teachable moment turned into a science fair win for an eighth-grader in Ontario, Canada, who based his project on a classroom activity from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Joshua Dove, 13, saw a story about how an instrument called LIGO detected gravitational waves, confirming part of Einstein’s theory of relativity. He made modifications for his […]

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Is Organic Better? Ask a Fruit Fly
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Ria Chhabra, a middle school student, decided to create a science fair project to find out whether organic produce is better than conventionally farmed foods. Her research, titled “Organically Grown Food Provides Health Benefits to Drosophila melanogaster,” tracked the effects of organic and conventional diets on the health of fruit flies…..

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8th grader uses crowdsourcing to fund science fair project
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For the past two years, Josie Baudendistel, a Dayton Regional STEM School student from Dayton, Ohio has been studying forensic scavenging patterns for her science fair projects. She needed $1390 to purchase equipment and software, so she enrolled her project on FundAGeek.com….

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7 Amazing White House Science Fair Inventions
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Every year, young innovative students nationwide are honored at the White House Science Fair, and given the opportunity to demonstrate their inventions for the President. This year included: a prosthetic, fully operational arm for only $250; a collapsible, bicycle-powered water filtration system;  a device that strengthens eye muscles and improves peripheral vision;  helping hearing-impaired people […]

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