NYC School wins 2nd Place in NYS STEM Competition
NYC Schools 7th graders at PS/IS 276 in Manhattan won second place in New York State’s online STEM Competition called E-Cybermission. The competition was a free, web-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics contest sponsored by the US Army.
The students won for their experiment on eliminating bacteria in storms such as Hurricane Sandy. They investigated the effect of different concentrations of ethyl alcohol on killing e-coli bacteria. Each student won a $500 US saving bond.
More at http://on.nyc.gov/YVL4Wa.