June 16, 2024

Celebrating a Love for Science: Meadow Montessori School Hosts Annual Science Fair, Rewarding Students’ Curiosity and Critical Thinking Skills

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Exploring Fish, Chicks, and Wind Turbines at Meadow’s Science Fair

In 2024, seventeen Meadow Montessori School students took part in the school’s annual Science Fair and received ribbons for their projects. This tradition has been ongoing since 1986 and involves students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The event is unique in that it is the only school-wide science fair in the county.

Each student presented their project to the class before displaying it for the entire school. Judges, including Sarah Howard, Cale Piedmonte-Lang, Stephanie Slat, and Frank Tryrbon, reviewed each project and awarded prizes to the top three in five different age groupings.

Meg Fedorowicz, the Science Fair coordinator, highlighted the importance of the event as a celebration of learning. She emphasized how the scientific method is a valuable tool for critical thinking, which is a key aspect of the education provided at Meadow Montessori.

Students from various grade levels received ribbons for their impressive projects. From kindergarteners studying the life cycle of a fish to seventh and eighth graders comparing foundation and skin tone, the diversity of topics and effort put into each project was evident in the results. The success of the Science Fair showcases

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