Jackson Students Embark On Scientific Research Project
Fifth graders at Jackson Elementary showed off their science fair exhibits at the school Science Fair held March 17 and 18.
of Jackson's 45 fifth graders participated in the event, which is a
class requirement for the students in Joy Perna and Patti Holmes
"Students don't just read about science, they become scientists," said Holmes.
student used the scientific method to answer a question such as "Which
paper airplane flies the farthest?" or "What type of cheese molds the
fastest?" Students considered variables, sample size, and controls when
writing their procedures. While not all hypotheses were correct, the
students learned a lot.
The Science Fair was attended by all Jackson Elementary School students in grades K-4, A2 Charter School students, as well as parents, neighbors and grandparents.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 24, 2009