The public is invited to attend the annual Newport Schools K-6 SCIENCE FAIR, which will take place on Thursday, May 10th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center. Projects from 27 Sam Case Primary and Newport Intermediate School classrooms will be on display alongside special scientist-led activity stations and the Visitor Center’s many hands-on interactive exhibits.
This year’s Science Fair involves more than 800 public school students in Kindergarten to 6th grade, and 40 science mentors from the community.
For the past several weeks, students at Sam Case Primary and Newport Intermediate School have been conducting experiments, gathering data, and compiling results, and they are now ready to share their scientific findings with the community. Come find out what factors help objects float or fly, what plants need to grow, and amazing discoveries about magnets, plankton, ROVs, and much, much more!
Professional scientists from the community have been serving as “science mentors” in classrooms, volunteering their time to help students with their projects. This unique partnership gives students a chance to learn from and be inspired by local adults working in science fields, and it gives the mentors an opportunity to share their love for science with the next generation. The Newport Schools Science Fair received financial support from the NIS/Sam Case Boosters.
Hatfield Marine Science Center is located at 2030 SE Marine Science Drive in South Beach. There is no charge for admission; bring your whole family!