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Tulane hosts annual science and engineering fair for local middle and high school students

March 03, 2023 1:30 PM
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Tulane University hosted the annual Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 28 and March 1. The fair is open to 6th through 12th grade students in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes. Promising students are nominated to participate in the fair by their schools. At this year's fair, students discussed their work with judges, which included faculty and students from the Tulane School of Science and Engineering.  

(Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano)  

Tulane computer science professor Aaron Maus talks with Courtney Carroll from Cabrini High School about her research on surgical needles.
Holy Cross juniors (left to right) Kameron Callahan and Aaron Guichard listen as GNOSEF judge Adam Julien comments on their research about aerobic exercise as compared to anaerobic exercise.
Over 200 middle and high school students participated in the annual Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (GNOSEF), held on the second floor of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life on the uptown campus.
Anna Pham (center) and Amiriea Smith (right) share their research on drinking water quality. Both are students at Kenner Discovery Health Science Academy.
Jaymon Williams, a freshman at John Curtis, shares how temperature affects the pH level of orange juice.