February 22, 2007      Share

The Top 5 Reasons Your
Science Fair Project Took Last Place

5> Apparently you were supposed to check with some “ethics
committee” before your baby sister got anywhere near the
Skinner box.

4> Letting thousands of mosquitoes fly free in the room to
demonstrate that they tend to favor O negative blood made the
judges irritable. Plus, one of them got West Nile.

3> Your “The Dynamics of the Whirlpool” exhibit could not be
removed from the boys’ bathroom.

2> Instead of releasing a flow of fake lava, your baking soda
volcano inadvertently opened a portal to a hellish alternate

and the Number 1 Reason Your Science Fair Project Took Last Place…
1> For some unexplainable reason, you totally forgot to bring in
your “Effects of Marijuana on the Brain” display.



Selected from 25 submissions from 7 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Scott Witmer, Hanover, PA — 1, 3
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 2
Lance Petry, Kansas City, KS — 4
Kay Crain, Defiance, MO — 5
Sandra Hull, Arlington, VA — Topic
Andrea Crain, Madison, WI — Guidance Counselor