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Sreeya Rakasi and Shirley Benedict, both seventh-graders at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, were thoroughly engaged during the “Lava Lamp” experiment, and impressively knowledgeable about chemistry principles.

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Finding Fun in Science

Area youth turn out for Project BEST Science and Technology Fun.

What could possibly have lured some 100 and more middle school youngsters back to a school building on a Saturday, especially if that school isn’t theirs and they had to get up extra early just to get there?


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