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Mount Union Hosts District 13 Science Day and Science and Engineering Fair

March 28, 2004

Over 360 students competed in the Ohio District 13 Science Day and Region XIII Science and Engineering Fair held March 27 at Mount Union College. The highest rated projects from District 13 are eligible for participation in the State Science Day, held May 8, or the International Science and Engineering Fair to be held May 9 - 15.

 

Amy Liu of Hoover High School discusses the patterns of bacillus subtilis under stress with Dr. Chuck McClaugherty, professor of biology at Mount Union.

Amy Liu of Hoover High School discusses the patterns of bacillus subtilis under stress with Dr. Chuck McClaugherty, professor of biology at Mount Union.

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The Ohio District 13 Science Day was open to students in grades 7-12 who received a "superior" rating at their school district's local science fair from Carroll, Stark and Tuscarawas counties. Sixth grade students may display their projects and compete for special awards only.
The Ohio Region XIII Science and Engineering Fair was open to students in grades 9-12 who have received a "superior" rating at the local science fair level from Carroll, Harrison, Stark and Tuscarawas counties.

Projects that have followed Ohio Academy of Science Standards from students who are home-schooled or come from schools where local science fairs are not held were also welcome to be submitted to the District 13 Scientific Review Committee for possible entry to the Ohio District 13 Science Day fair.

The Ohio Academy of Science is dedicated to encouraging and assuring the discovery, understanding, dissemination and practice of science, mathematics and engineering. Each year in Ohio, there are more than 1,000 local Science Days, progressing to 16 district Science Days and culminating with the State Science Day with more than $150,000 in scholarships and awards.

 

 

 

Douglas Gilchrist-Scott responds to question about his display about Trans-Fatty Acid Synthesis.

Douglas Gilchrist-Scott responds to question about his display about Trans-Fatty Acid Synthesis.

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Mount Union College students participated in the judging: Katie Jasko of Strongsville (left) and Shannon Scott of Paris.

Mount Union College students participated in the judging: Katie Jasko of Strongsville (left) and Shannon Scott of Paris.

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Dr. Lin Wu, associate professor of biology at Mount Union College, listens to Michael Drew of North Canton Middle School talk about his display entitled: "Mold on Cheese."

Dr. Lin Wu, associate professor of biology at Mount Union College, listens to Michael Drew of North Canton Middle School talk about his display entitled: "Mold on Cheese."

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Patrick Buckohr of St. Peter Elementary School explains his experiments relating to Photovoltaic Charging.

Patrick Buckohr of St. Peter Elementary School explains his experiments relating to Photovoltaic Charging.

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