First place winners in Middle School Chemistry/Biology in the Roanoke County Science Fair, Emma Copening (left) and Elsie Kincer from WBMS.

Roanoke County Public Schools held the annual Science Fair at William Byrd Middle School on February 24.

Approximately 88 projects were submitted by 135 students representing the county’s five middle schools, five high schools, the Burton Center for Arts and Technology and the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School. Roanoke County Science Supervisor Julian Barnes coordinated the science fair, assisted by science teachers from the county secondary schools.

The Middle School Division included projects in Behavioral and Health Sciences, Chemistry/Microbiology, Earth and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Management/Plant Sciences, Energy: Physical/Engineering Mechanics, and Materials Science.

High School Division categories included Animal/Plant…

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