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Forest Trail holds science fair

Community member Julie Townsend judges Amir Alamin’s science project “Which BrBatteries Has Most Power?” Amir wan Outstanding Award Forest Trail

Community member Julie Townsend judges Amir Alamin’s science project, “Which Brand of Batteries Has the Most Power?” Amir won an Outstanding Award at Forest Trail School’s Science Fair in Park Forest.

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Updated: April 4, 2013 6:04AM



Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163’s Forest Trail School recently held its annual science fair, which included 41 projects that were technology-based.

Seventh-grade student Amir Alamin won an Outstanding Award for his project on battery power and will represent the school district at the regional science fair March 9 in Aurora. The alternate is seventh-grader Amilee Dorantes, who won an Outstanding Award for her project, “Which Brand of Aspirin Dissolves the Quickest?”

Other Outstanding Award recipients include Chloe Walls, seventh grade, “Does Food Coloring Affect the Growth of Sugar Crystals?”; Connor Elmore, seventh grade, “Can Air Pressure Cause Movement?”; and Aleigh Crowder, eighth grade, “How Strong is a Snail?”

Staff reports



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