It’s science

Fourth and fifth graders at Caledonia Elementary brought out all the stops March 12 during their science fair. Each student began with a scientific question and sought an answer through controlled experimentation. One of the more popular displays was Jenna Idecker’s glowing pickle. She asked how many amps does it take to make a pickle glow.

 Jenna Wiebke wanted to know what liquids help a plant grow. She found that coffee, green tea and water best helped plants, while Mountain Dew, apple juice and grape juice did not help at all. ~ Emily Bialkowski

Jenna Wiebke wanted to know what liquids help a plant grow. She found that coffee, green tea and water best helped plants, while Mountain Dew, apple juice and grape juice did not help at all.
~ Emily Bialkowski

Fran Passmore wanted to know more about Morgan Tischhauser’s moldy bread experiment. ~ Emily Bialkowski

Fran Passmore wanted to know more about Morgan Tischhauser’s moldy bread experiment.
~ Emily Bialkowski

Austin Heaney’s display he asked what tricks help ease pain. Miranda Schroeder and Lillian Forrester gave the experiement a try by sticking their hands in ice water. “If you do nothing it makes you think of pain more,” Heaney said. ~ Emily Bialkowski

Austin Heaney’s display he asked what tricks help ease pain. Miranda Schroeder and Lillian Forrester gave the experiement a try by sticking their hands in ice water. “If you do nothing it makes you think of pain more,” Heaney said.
~ Emily Bialkowski

 

 

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