Learning Bridge scientist entered eight science projects last week in the Reno Fair.  Parents, grandparents, students and school chaperons made the trip to Reno to encourage their children through the educational and interview process.  While in Reno the group also visited the Discovery Museum.

The projects that won at state are as follows:

First place went to:  5th grader Tyler Petersen, “Heart Rate with Activity”; Solar Heat Production by Breanna and Austin Reynolds also received 1st place.  The Reynolds team was also awarded an “Innovative Leadership Towards a Sustainable Future”  award which included a cash prize. Seventh grade Rylie Evers with “Clean or Not” received 4th place. Sabre Westlund placed highest in Life Science in the 6-8th grade division and received an “Neurological Science award and a $50.00 check from UNR.

Celeste Garza received an Honorable Mention for her “How Light Affects Plant Growth.

Breanna and Austin Reynolds along with Celeste Garza and Patrick, Peper-Nielson for his project “Rust Removal” received a special invitation to enter an Earth Day Science Fair which is by invitation only.  The fair will be held April 24th in Reno.

Two other projects that represented Learning Bridge very well were:

Heston and Holden Windous, a fifth grade team entered “Water Content of Snow-High or Low”, and sixth grader Kaylee Cracraft’s project entitled “Pop Pop, Pop”.  Both projects received very positive comments from the judges.

Learning Bridge would like to thank all the teachers, parents and volunteers who  judged and who made the Science Fair a sucess.

Left to right: Austin Reynolds, Rylie Evers, Sabre Westlund, Tyler Petersen and Breanna Reynolds in front.

Left to right: Austin Reynolds, Rylie Evers, Sabre Westlund, Tyler Petersen and Breanna Reynolds in front.

Patrick Peper-Nielson and Celeste Garza in front of their science boards.

Patrick Peper-Nielson and Celeste Garza in front of their science boards.

Courtesy photos Holden and Heston Windows and Kaylee Cracraft.

Courtesy photos
Holden and Heston Windows and Kaylee Cracraft.