Contacts: Jane Koropsak, (631) 344-4909 or Peter Genzer, (631) 344-3174printer iconPrint

Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab’s 2012 Elementary School Science Fair — From ‘Hot or Not?’ to ‘The Green Cupcake’

UPTON, NY — More than 540 science projects from 118 Suffolk County schools were entered into the 2012 Elementary School Science Fair, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. The Laboratory’s Office of Educational Programs coordinated the fair, which was held at the Laboratory on May 5. Brookhaven scientists as well as volunteers from Stony Brook University and local elementary school teachers judged the projects, which focused on topics ranging from “Hot or Not?” to “The Green Cupcake.”

The first-place winners are:

Miss Brereton’s Kindergarten Class

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Miss Brereton’s Kindergarten Class, East Kindergarten Center, Brentwood School District, for the project “Hot or Not?”



Eva Scotto DiMaso

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Eva Scotto DiMaso, first grade, Fort Salonga Elementary School, Kings Park School District, “Can a Marble Ride a Loop-De-Loop Roller Coaster?”



Brooke Brown

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Brooke Brown, second grade, John Pearl Elementary School, Connetquot School District, “Warming Up with Common Recyclables.”



Hannah Fioramonti

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Hannah Fioramonti, third grade, Pines Elementary School, Hauppauge School District, “Salamander Style.”



Luke Verity

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Luke Verity, fourth grade, Burr Intermediate School, Commack School District, “Naturally Green ‘Repel-Ant.’”



Brendan Gregory

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Brendan Gregory, fifth grade, Raynor Country Day School, Private, “Which Wood Would? Which Wood Wouldn’t?”



Sophia Kujawski

Click on the image to download a high-resolution version.

Sophia Kujawski, sixth grade, William T. Rogers Middle School, Kings Park, “The Green Cupcake.”



2012-1415  |  Media & Communications Office

This is a print-friendly version of this news release. To see the full content, go to:

http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11415