E-Region Enterprises volunteers with local STEM Leaders at Carver Elementary School’s 41st Annual Science Fair

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, parents, educators and STEM Leaders diverged on Academy of Natural Sciences, Drexel University to serve as judges for 41st Annual George Washington Carver Science Fair. The Science Fair is open to all, public, private, catholic and home-schooled students grades four through six.

The purpose of the event is to give student participants a format to display and discuss issues that are most concerning to them. Then to utilize the scientific method to find a solution.

Students were evaluated on six factors: the development of their research question; design and methodology; data collection, analysis & interpretation; creativity; poster presentation; and oral presentation.

Eileen Gadsden, Founder E-Region Enterprises, met with several students in the fourth grade who projects were centered around environmental concerns such as oil spills, beach erosion and plant life. “I was totally impressed and encouraged by with students passion for their respective projects. They had a real understanding of the their problem statements which enabled the students to effectively document and defended their results.”

The students will be honored on Febraury 26th during an award ceremony for their great work. Upcoming event: Science Fair for secondary students will be held on March 11, 2020 at Temple University.

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