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Nine Meyer Academy Students Recognized at District Level During The Palm Beach County Science Fair


Dr. Leslie Dangerfield, Meyer Academy Principal [far left] and Judy Edelman, Meyer Academy science teacher [far right] with students recognized at the Palm Beach County Science Fair.

Brilliant minds are hard at work – and their efforts are paying off at
Federation's partner day school, Meyer Academy.

Students at Meyer Academy's IB Middle School earned recognition for excellence in science at the Palm Beach County Science Fair. Award-winning experiments ranged from strategies to keeping roses fresh and water filtration best practices, to testing radiation frequencies in cell phones.

The following Meyer Academy projects placed at the 2016 Palm Beach County Science Fair:

• 2nd Place
   7th Grade - Desalination through Solar Distillation

• 3rd Place
   8th Grade - Does the Type of Cell Phone Affect How Much Radio Frequency Radiation is Emitted?
   6th Grade - What Solution Keeps Cut Roses Fresh the Longest?
   7th Grade - Does Organic versus Non-organic Food or Drink Affect the Discoloration of Teeth? 
  8th Grade - Bacterial Content in Pasteurized versus Raw Milk

• 4th Place
  6th Grade - Can Air Vortexes Make a Cup on a Table Move?
  7th Grade - Which Basketball is More Accurate than Other Brands? 
  8th Grade - Does a Wood's Density Affect Its Energy Content?
  8th Grade - Comparing Methods of Water Filtration

“We are so proud of all of our students for presenting their innovative ideas during this year’s science fair”, said Dr. Leslie Dangerfield, principal of Meyer Academy. “Our school thrives on academic excellence and these students met the challenge with great enthusiasm.”

In addition to receiving recognition for its students, Meyer Academy was voted “Best Private School” by readers of Macaroni Kid Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter.

Meyer Academy, the partner K-8 day school of Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, offers cutting-edge technology programs, impressive sports fields, a strong community for children and families, and fosters an innate cultural connection to Israel.

Schedule a personal tour of Meyer Academy by calling 561.686.6520. Click here to learn more.

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