June 12, 2013
Audience members listen eagerly during senior Dominick Gilbert’s presentation on cloud chambers.
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Children flock to presentations put on by students.
The Lancers provided a piercing glimpse into how young minds can embrace the implications of science and showcase them in a fun and educational way. Robert E. Lee High School held its second annual Community Science Day, an event where high school students present projects to both judges and interested families. The exhibitions, which were created predominantly by seniors, covered a wide range of topics, from food and calories to cosmic rays. Young children filtered from room to room, engaging in the activities that aimed to cultivate an interest in the subject matter.