these four paper columns will hold. Samantha puts up her hand (below)
to catch the falling stack of books as the eighth one is added
“What type of music helps you concentrate?” was the question studied by a trio of girls. Another asked “Do energy drinks work?” And one project tried to determine if expensive toothpaste works better. A more serious question was “Are there dangerous lead levels in local soil?” We were afraid to ask.
A project by another trio of girls was called “It All Makes Scents.” They actually kept records of smells, but our sense of smell was lacking.
What color shines best through the fog? Red and orange cannot beat a bright yellow, one student learned.
A project called “Grease Lightning” was all about how much there is in fast food fries.
There were projects to explain more difficult subjects like Thermodynamics, the Power of the Heart and Magnetic Levitation.
And then there was the Mouse Mobile. If we got the explanation correctly this was a mousetrap on wheels. As the wheels sped along the trap would spring.
You had to be there.
Well, you still have a chance to see them at least. Science Teacher Mrs. Diane Zack said the displays will remain in the Activity Center so you can take a look at them after Mass on Sunday.
You also can click on the headline to see a photo album with a sampling of the projects.