Young scientists come to campus for STEM fair

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Kindergartener Tom Dinell shows how earthquakes can impact buildings with his display at the Shoreline Science and STEM Fair

The second Shoreline Science, Technology and STEM Career Exposition got off to a great start on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Hundreds of young scientists brought their experiments, results and to Shoreline Community College for the event that is the brainchild of Shoreline resident Ray Koelling and supported by Shoreline Community College and the Shoreline School District. The free event is open all young people in grades K-12. Judges review the entries and give awards, trophies and recognition for participants.

The public fair was open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the PUB Main Dining Room, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline, WA 98133.

Besides student displays, the fair included hands-on opportunities, robotics, computers, medical research tables, solar power demonstrations more. Business and industry representatives were on hand to talk about possible career paths in science fields.

Welcoming the students, families and supporters were Shoreline’s Dean of Science Susan Hoyne, Rebecca Miner, the incoming Shoreline schools superintendent, and State Rep. Ruth Kagi, a longtime advocate of early childhood education.

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