The 2011 Science Fair entries & sponsor & judges.

Museum Science Fair Sparks imaginations

Saturday, March 26th, 2011 - The Children’s Museum of History, Natl History, Science & Technology, located at 311 Main Street in Utica, NY – serving Utica, Rome, the entire Mohawk Valley & CNY – announces their 8th Annual Science & Technology Fair winners. Junior /Senior Category – Grand Prize & 1st place Winners: George Yin & Royce Weber-Pierson; 11 years old; 6th graders at Bradley Elementary. New Hartford; Exhibit: "Acid Rain Affect on Aquatic Life". Junior Category – 1st place Winner: Matthew Muller, 11 years old, 6th grader at Adirondack Middle School, Boonville. Exhibit: “The Origin of Avian Flight”. Intermediate Category: 1st place Winner: Sarah Mineo & Katie Nelson, 9 years old, 4th graders at Bradley Elementary School, Exhibit: “PolymerCrystals”. Beginner Category: 1st place Winner: Samuel Butcher, 7 years old, 1st grader at Clinton Elementary School, Clinton, NY. Junior /Senior Category – 2nd place Winners: Matthew Schmid & Gregory Bello, 10 years old; 6th graders at Bradley Elementary School, New Hartford; Exhibit: "Research on Pain Relievers". Junior Category – 2nd place Winner: Nicole Jeselson, 11 years old, 5th grader at Rome Catholic School, Rome. Exhibit: “Who’s Watching You?” Intermediate Category: 2nd place Winner: Mary Grace Hamlin & Emma Schmid, 9 years old, 4th graders at Bradley Elementary. Exhibit: “Germs”. Beginner Category: 2nd place Winner: John Yin, 9 years old, 3rd grader at Bradley Elementary School, New Hartford. Exhibit: “Which Element Warms Faster?”
" As children in the U. S. struggle to compete with young minds in other nations, it is never too early or too late to open a child's eyes to the wonders of science and technology, the disciplines of the future" - Museum Director Marlene Brown. All entries received a framed Certificate, a Ribbon, and a Gift Card to local electronic stores. Our Event Sponsor is HMI Metal Powders - Pratt & Whitney. Our judges were Steve Feldman (representing our sponsor HMI); and the following museum board members: Josh Glassberg, Capraro Technologies; Celia Domser, MVCC Director of STEM programs; Bradley Brown, The Gemini Group.

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