Issued June 1, 1999

 

 

99-55
CN5-42-99 and CN5-32-99

Two Northport-East Northport School District Students
Win First Place in Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Two Northport-East Northport School District students - Maeve Dwyer, a kindergartner at Ocean Avenue Elementary School; and David Swanson, a third-grade student at Fifth Avenue Elementary School - won first place for their grade levels at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. In her project, Dwyer answered the question, "How Do Horseshoe Crabs Find Their Way Home?", while Swanson discovered "What Will Make the Balloon Stick to the Wall the Longest Amount of Time?" Their reports were among 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students from 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.


99-56
June 1, 1999
CN5-105-99

Sachem School District Student Wins First Place
In Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Amanda Brennan, a second-grade student at Hiawatha Elementary School, won first place for her grade level at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. Her project, called "Which Battery is Best?", was one of about 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students from 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.


99-57
June 1, 1999
CN5-100-99

Longwood School District Student Wins First Place
In Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Lucas Spector, a first-grade student at Charles E. Walters Elementary School, won first place for his grade level at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. His project, called "What Will Work Best to Remove Gum From Hair?", was one of about 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students from 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.



99-58
June 1, 1999
CN5-25-99

Islip School District Student Wins First Place
In Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Paolo Capita, a fourth-grade student at Commack Elementary School, won first place for his grade level at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. His project, called "Does Aspirin Affect the Ability of Seed to Germinate and Grow?", was one of about 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students from 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.

 


99-59
June 1, 1999
CN5-59-99

West Babylon Student Wins First Place In Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Jennifer Lee, a fifth-grade student at John F. Kennedy Elementary School, won first place for her grade level at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. Her project, called "Mnemonics vs. Memorization," was one of about 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students in 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.


99-60
June 1, 1999
CN5-55-99

Hauppauge Student Wins First Place In Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

Ashley Smith, a sixth-grade student at Hauppauge Middle School, won first place for her grade level at Brookhaven National Laboratory's 1999 Elementary School Science Fair. Her project, called "Prepare for Impact," was one of about 500 projects entered in the fair, which involved 636 students in 110 Suffolk County schools. The projects were judged by teams of Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers, based on scientific thought, creativity, thoroughness and clarity. Brookhaven National Laboratory is a scientific research facility operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.