Grand Avenue Trio Places at Top Of LI Science Fairs

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Grand Avenue Middle School students Timothy Langone, Salianne Chiu and Sidney Wang placed among the top in the Long Island Science Congress and the Broadcom MASTERS Long Island Science and Engineering Fair.  

Langone, a seventh-grader will be moving on to the New York State Science Congress for his project, “Will Soybean Plants Grown in Martian Regolith Germinate and Reach Maturity More Successfully Than if Grown Hydroponically?”  

Chiu and Wang are eighth-graders who were nominated for the national competition for LISEF based on the results of their project, "How Does Aloe Vera and Caffeine Affect the Regeneration Rate of Dugesia tigrina?"

They are all are members of the Students Network of Cooperative Science. In this after-school program, the students spend countless hours under the close supervision of science teacher Tami Cruz.