Announcing: winners of Outschool's first-ever science fair!

For Learners Dec 15, 2020

Recently, the Outschool Learner Community hosted its first ever Science Fair. With over 350 enrolled participants from three different continents, we'd say it was a success!

It was amazing to see the creativity and dedication to the scientific process from every learner, and we would like to thank each of you for inspiring the community. Β 

We would also like to thank our Outschool teachers, Laura Petrusic, Mary Grace Martinez , Teri Barenborg, Karen Fisher Favret the FractalMom and Tara Oakes for helping us with the difficult task of choosing the top projects for each category. Additionally, a big thank you to Β thank all the teachers who taught to the science fair this year!

Below are the winners, organized by category, along with some photos of their very impressive experiments and reports!

Ages 3-6

πŸ₯š Blake - Egg(x)periment

Blake mixed eggs with soda, vinegar and salt water to observe the results.

❄️ Alyssa - How Do Colors Mix in Snow?

πŸ§ͺ Clara - The Fizz Experiment!

Ages 6-11

βš–οΈ Antonis - Greedy Cup of Justice

🍭 Roxie - The Big or the Small?

Roxie made sugar crystal lollipops and tested how adding more sugar effected their size.

😷 Carolyn - What type of Fabric Works Best for a Mask?

πŸ’Ž Riley and Eliot - Crazy Crystals

πŸ“ Joel Josef - What Type of Container Would be the Best to Keep Strawberries Fresh?

πŸ‘Ά Charlie - Diapers, Diapers, Diapers!

Ages 11-14

πŸ› Evan - Towels are Gross

Evan conducted an experiment to learn more about his personal pet peeve - wet towels.

🌧️ Nathan - Acid Death Experiment

πŸ“» Ty - Homemade Ham Radio Antenna

Ages 14-18

πŸ₯€ Robyn - Nails and Pop

Robyn designed an experiment to find out if soda would dissolve a metal nail.

πŸ“Š Conner - Conflicting Data

Conner designed an experiment to test whether color affects our perception of taste.

🍬 Chris - Rock Candy Edible Science

It was so inspiring to see the creativity, curiosity, and hard work that these learners demonstrated in pursuing their experiments.

At Outschool, we believe in the power of self-directed learning, and these learners prove what is possible when kids get the chance to learn about topics they love.

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