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Students Demonstrate Scientific Method at UGI-Sponsored Science Fair

25 Jan 2018

Students in grades 4th-8th showcased their scientific findings with displays featuring a range of disciplines including magnetism, food science, physics, and earth science at the 3rd annual Children’s Museum Science Fair.

UGI volunteer with kids at the fair

Held on January 18th at the Children’s Museum in Bloomsburg, 35 students from the central Pennsylvania region competed at this UGI-sponsored event. Displays included plants and the effects of gravity, chemical reactions in food, and what makes slime so slimey.

UGI volunteers with kids at the event

“I was honored to participate as a judge for the 3rd Annual Children’s Museum Science Fair. It was inspiring to see the student’s creativity and enthusiasm regarding their scientific findings,” said Ann Blaskiewicz, UGI Community Relations Manager-North Region and judge for the 6th grade experiments at this year’s Science Fair.

UGI volunteer with kids at the event

The students clearly demonstrated the relevance of STEM with their experiments,” said Blaskiewicz. UGI supports many educational related initiatives and UGI’s participation in this event reinforced the Company’s committment to education and a focus on STEM- or STEAM-related programs.

UGI volunteer talking to kid at event

Each year, UGI proudly donates more than $1 million toward education initiatives focused on improved early childhood literacy, expanded access to STEM education programs, and technical career training and preparation initiatives. To learn more about UGI’s commitment to education, click here.