Students to participate in regional science fair

The Western Regional Science and Engineering Fair will bring students from across the region to Western Carolina University on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 5-6.

The theme for this year fair is “Climate Change: What it Means to You.” Science projects created by students will be available for viewing by the public from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. 

Students in the elementary division will showcase their projects on Feb. 5. Students in the middle and high school division will display their projects Feb. 6. 

Both days will include a 9:15 a.m. presentation titled “From the Mountains to the Sea: What Does Climate Change Mean for Me?” delivered by Karsten Shein, a physical scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville. 

Held at the Ramsey Center. Free. or 828.227.7397.

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