Student scientests to show off experiments

| 18/05/2012

mad_science_flask_girl_yq8e (216x300).jpg(CNS): The islands’ young scientists will be sparking up the Bunsen Burners and rattling the test tubs this weekend when Rotary Central’s annual Science Fair, opens at the Arts and Recreation Centre at Cayman International School. Now in its sixth year the show which has continued to grow has reached an all-time high this year with 85 students participating. The youngsters will be demonstrating a variety of research work and executing what are expected to be some exciting experiments. Rotary Central President, Fiona Mosley said, “We are truly excited to see student numbers continue to grow and we are looking forward to seeing thevarious presentations this year,” she said.

“The Science Fair is a real boost for the students who take part, and gives them an opportunity to develop their research skills and explore the practical applications of what they learn in the classroom – we have seen some really cool and interesting experiments over the years.  We are looking forward to this year’s event and encourage everyone to come along,” she adds.

The 2012 Science Fair will take place on Saturday 26th May, from 10am to 3pm, at the Arts and Recreation Centre at Cayman International School. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  The students compete for cash towards their tertiary educations as well as other prizes.

This year’s line-up of sponsors include Dart as the Major Sponsor along with fellow supporters HSBC, LIME, Maples, Ministry of Education, Training and Employment, Greenlight Re, Kirk Office Equipment, ElectraTech, Tower Marketing, Cayman Water and Water Authority.

Category: Science and Nature

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