Students showcase projects at science fair - KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Students showcase projects at science fair

(Source: KSWO) (Source: KSWO)

DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) - More than 130 students are waiting to hear how they fared at the Stephens County Science Fair. 

Students in grades 5 through 12 presented projects in various categories, from testing which toilet paper is the strongest, to which soil is the best for plants, or which candy has the most sugar, to name a few.

The students not only had to come up with an idea, they also had to create a poster stating their hypothesis, and the steps they took to reach a conclusion. 

Dennis Loafman, the Superintendent of Red River Technology Center, which hosted tonight's fair, said it's important to get students excited about science and discovering new things.
 
“It's a chance to fuel a passion in a student that can develop into a great worker and someone that's maybe making that next discovery in medicine or engineering that's going to benefit all of us in society,” Loafman said.

Loafman said this fair also helps students learn life skills, like working through and solving problems.

Cash prizes, medals, and certificates will be awarded at a ceremony tomorrow.

Copyright 2017 KSWO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

  • Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:08:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:08:14 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

Powered by Frankly