Showcasing Science Skills

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Students from Frank J. Carasiti Elementary School and Joseph A. Edgar Intermediate School showcased their science knowledge at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s 2016 Elementary School Science Fair.

During the event, the students displayed the projects that had earned them top prize in their school’s science fair competition. As a result of their creativity, two Frank J. Carasiti students – first-grader Nathan Watkis and second-grader Jennifer Tiskowitz – earned honorable mention in the regional contest.

The district congratulates these winners, as well as the following students who placed at the schoolwide level:

Kindergarten:  
Brielle Merlo, “Color Variation and Temperature”
Nikki Tiskowitz, “Dusty Fluff”

First Grade:  
Teagan Coen, “Runaway Mascara”
Nathan Watkis, “Disappearing Fog”  

Second Grade:  
Ellaina Burgraff, “Foggy Glasses”
Jennifer Tiskowitz, “Play-Doh Refresher”
 
Third Grade:
Cecilia Albertina, “What Burns My Toes at the Beach?”   
Kyleigh Coen, “Soap Explosion!”   

Fourth Grade:
Angelina Gandiosi, “What Effect Does Soda Have on Your Teeth?”
Allison Gunning, “Stop Apple Oxidation”

Fifth Grade:
Nick Siani, “What Is the Best Way to Keep Bananas from Turning Brown?”
Billy Subject, “Identifying Smells”