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Riverside Science Fair Projects On Display March 23 at UCR

Riverside Science Fair Projects On Display March 23 at UCR

(March 16, 1999)

Student scientists in the Riverside Unified School District will put their research findings on public display in the district's annual science and engineering fair from 3 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in the Commons Terrace Rooms at the University of California, Riverside.

The event will be hosted by the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at UCR.

Public awards ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. for kindergartners through sixth graders and at 7:30 p.m. for grades 7 through 12 in the University Theatre.

UCR faculty members, graduate students and undergraduates will be among those to judge the projects of about 300 students on the basis of scientific thought, skill, creativity, clarity and thoroughness. Award winners will compete in the Inland Science and Engineering Fair April 27-29 at the Orange Show Fairground in San Bernardino.

For more information on the Riverside science fair, call (909) 787-7292.

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