Visiting experts came from West Potomac High School and the Geological Society of America. WPHS science teachers Kathy Bowdring and Steve Rezendez accompanied a group of WPHS advanced academic science students to Stratford Landing Elementary School.
Stratford Landing Elementary School students presented 304 projects at the annual Science and Engineering Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Students displayed and explained their investigations to 25 visiting experts from West Potomac High School and the Geological Society of America. All of the visiting experts engage in teaching and studying advanced biology, chemistry, geology, and physics.
In addition, visiting demonstrators presented hands-on activities for the SLES students. Under the Sea presented a live touch tank and ocean artifacts. WPHS Electronics I students displayed their agile, wrestling, Lego NXT Mindstorm robots. WPHS AP Environmental Science students created a tornado in a box. The PTA provided the financial support for the event, including t-shirts for all of the participants featuring a student-created design.