2009 Elementary School Science Fair at Brookhaven Lab, May 2
April 24, 2009
EVENT: Elementary School Science Fair
WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The best times to cover the event with access to the most students are from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. No students will be available during judging, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Berkner Hall, Brookhaven National Laboratory. The Lab is located on William Floyd Parkway, one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the LI Expressway.
DETAILS: One hundred twelve Suffolk County schools will participate in the 2009 BNL Elementary School Science Fair, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Nearly 500 science projects, created by children ranging in age from kindergarten through grade 6, will compete in the fair. (See list of participating schools.)
The student projects will include experiments, demonstrations, charts, diagrams or collections with a scientific objective. Here is a sampling of titles: “Go Green, Save Green,” “Packing for Posture” and “Who Cut the Cheese?” Brookhaven scientists and local elementary school teachers will team up to judge the projects.
The schedule for May 2 is as follows:
- 9 - 11 a.m. - Students will set up their projects in Berkner Hall.
- 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Judging. The fair is closed to students and parents.
- 1:30 - 4 p.m. - Open House. Students and parents may view projects.
- 2:15 - 2:30 p.m. - Kindergarten awards presentation
- 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. – First-grade awards presentation
- 2:45 - 3 p.m. – Second-grade awards presentation
- 3 - 3:15 p.m. – Third-grade awards presentation
- 3:15 - 3:30 p.m. – Fourth-grade awards presentation
- 3:30 - 3:45 p.m. – Fifth-grade awards presentation
- 3:45 - 4 p.m. – Sixth-grade awards presentation
All projects will be dismantled and taken home by 4 p.m.
Because of space limitations, the science fair is not open to the general public. All visitors age 16 and older must bring a photo ID to be admitted to the Laboratory site. Media representatives who plan to attend the event should notify Diane Greenberg, 631 344-2347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2009 Elementary School Science Fair Participating Schools by District
Babylon Memorial Grade School
Bay Shore Middle School
Academy Street Elementary School
East Kindergarten Center
A. T. Morrow Elementary School
Burr Intermediate School
Boyle Road Elementary School
Cherokee Street Elementary School
Connetquot Elementary School
East Moriches Elementary School
East Quogue Elementary School
Dayton Avenue Elementary School
ElwoodElwood Middle School
Bretton Woods Elementary School
Jefferson Primary School
Commack Road Elementary School
Fort Salonga Elementary
West Gates Avenue Elementary School
Charles E. Walters Elementary School
Cutchogue East Elementary School
Hawkins Path Elementary School
Laddie A. Decker Sound Beach School
Mount Sinai Elementary School
Belmont Elementary School
Bellerose Avenue Elementary School
Tremont Elementary School
Emanuel Lutheran School
Frank J Carasiti Elementary School
Cayuga Elementary School
Cherry Avenue Elementary
Miller Avenue Elementary School<
Branch Brook Elementary
Brookhaven Elementary School
Southold Elementary School
Forest Avenue Elementary School
Beach Street Middle School
Westhampton Beach Elementary School
Tangier Smith Elementary School
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