So if you were wondering, third grader Kaylee Bang discovered that bigger dogs cannot always run faster than smaller dogs.
“It was surprising,” she said. “You would think bigger dogs would run faster.”
grader James Amato said that he discovered that the shape is important to paper
“I was surprised,” said James Amato. “The tailed plane stayed the longest in the air. I thought the cross wing would.”
So how many rubber bands caused the watermelon to explode? Third grader Megan Thel said it takes 370 rubber bands wrapped around the watermelon to cause it to explode.
When it comes to cotton candy, most would think that the soda would cause the treat to dissolve. Giuliana DeRenzo said that she discovered that cotton candy allows liquid to flow upward and the soda caused the cotton candy to fizz.
Finally, third grader Isabella DeRenzo wanted to find out if the amount of water in a bottle would impact chances of it being flipped and landing up right. She discovered that a bottle filled just a third of the way flips the best.
“It has just enough water for the center of gravity to pull the bottle and rotate it,” said Isabella DeRenzo.
student followed the scientific process to research, collect data and draw a
Principal Gene Nicastro said that the program takes science beyond the classroom and is a project that can be embraced by the whole family since students rely on siblings and parents to help participate in experiments.
Parent volunteers enjoy helping students develop ideas. To encourage students, parent volunteers went to the classrooms to teach students how to employ the scientific project by showing them an actual experiment.