Alameda Students Win Top Honors in Science Fair

Author: Alameda Community Learning Center
Dateline: Alameda, California Mon, 29 Mar 2010

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.”



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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.

Moore's work also earned him a $1,000 scholarship from The Chevron Innovation Award and awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and National Society of Professional Engineers. Junior Sophia Williams placed first in the Mathematics category with her project World Population Model: War & Disease, Good or Bad? In the ninth grade Physical Science category, Fiona Blackburn brought home a first place recognition for her Floating Cylinders project.

Two of the winners of the San Francisco Fair and their teachers will be invited to attend the Intel International Science Fair in San Jose, California from May 10-14, 2010.

For more information about The Alameda Community Learning Center or its participation in the Science Fair, visit http://alamedaclc.org .

About the ACLC & San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair:

The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) is a top-ranked public charter school serving grades 6-12. A California Distinguished School, the ACLC offers project-based, self-directed learning in an innovative, technology-rich environment. ACLC students have a history of success in the Annual San Francisco Bay Science Fair, with science fair projects being a feature of the school's curriculum in grades 6 through 11.

For 57 years, the San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair has been providing an opportunity for junior and senior high school students to take a "step beyond the classroom" in the pursuit of scientific knowledge. The Fair is supported by the business, industrial and educational communities of the Bay Area. Each year, thousands of students in eight counties begin their investigations in many areas of science by entering local, district and county fairs. Winners of these fairs go on to enter the San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair.

For more information about The Alameda Community Learning Center or its participation in the Science Fair, visit http://alamedaclc.org .

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