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Science Fair

Ames STEM Fair and Workshops – last workshop Tuesday after school

Posted Feb 3, 2020 | Category: Science Fair

For more information please see flyer HERE STEM FAIR

Science Fair Tomorrow Thursday, March 21st

Posted Mar 17, 2019 | Category: Science Fair

The Science Fair is this Thursday!!!! 

Here is a timeline for the event for science fair participants:

4pm Children arrive and set up presentations (all children should bring a  water bottle too!)
4:30pm Judging begins and all parents need to exit the gym
4:30-6pm Children will take turns giving their presentations and eating pizza
6-6:30pm Ribbons are distributed
6:30pm-8:00pm Hands on science for the whole family begins!!!!

Please note: The Science Fair is open to All our Ames Families.  Science workshops by High Tech High Touch are from 6:30-8:00pm and will include:

  • Making Foam Slime (students will take this home and they will create this) learning about polymerization and chemical reactions
  • Weather unit experimenting with Dry Ice to make clouds and Making Forever Snow, and tornado tubes and pressure experiments (will take forever snow home)
  • Edison’s workshop- working with static and current electricity generating a static lightning bulb using our Van de Graff.
Finally, if you are available to help with the science fair, please let Elizabeth know!  We need one parent to volunteer to supervise the food from 4:30 to 6pm, and 2 parents to help direct children to their space for their presentations from 4-4:45pm.

Please contact Elizabeth Kos at elizabeth.b.kos@gmail.com if you have any questions!

Ames Science Fair – Thursday, March 21st

Posted Feb 11, 2019 | Category: Science Fair

AMES Science Fair Contract

AMES Science Fair flyer – intro