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Science night at Tierra Linda School

Tierra Linda School in Camarillo held their annual Science Night and MakerFaire on March 29, 2017. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

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Bella Petersen, 11, holds dry ice bubbles during Tierra Linda Elementary’s Science Night and MakerFaire March 29 in Camarillo. The event featured science experiments led by students and parents.

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Having a blast at Camarillo Heights

Around 50 fifth grade students at Camarillo Heights Elementary learned how to build and launch water rockets made out of two two-liter bottles, 20 marbles, a half-cup of sand and foam board. The projectile which remained in the air the longest won the contest. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers PREPARING THE ROCKET - Fifth graders Kolby Mitchell, 11, left, Ashlee Wirz, 11, and Mika Josue, 10, fill their water rocket with water during science class at Camarillo Heights Elementary on May 13. The water rocket is made out of two two-liter bottles, 20 marbles, a half-cup of sand and foam board. Around 50 students participated in the event. The projectile which remained in the air the longest won the contest.

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PREPARING THE ROCKET – Fifth graders Kolby Mitchell, 11, left, Ashlee Wirz, 11, and Mika Josue, 10, fill their water rocket with water during science class at Camarillo Heights Elementary on May 13. The water rocket is made out of two two-liter bottles, 20 marbles, a half-cup of sand and foam board. Around 50 students participated in the event. The projectile which remained in the air the longest won the contest.

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‘Professor Wisenheimer’ entertains kids at Moorpark Library

Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, entertained and educated kids at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers FORCE - William Apperson, 5, holds a stick as Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, spins a plate on top during a lesson about force during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. The professor demonstrated several different scientific principals in the form of experiments that the kids could assist the professor with. Around 30 kids showed up for the afternoon show.

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FORCE – William Apperson, 5, holds a stick as Professor Wisenheimer, portrayed by Ric Morton, spins a plate on top during a lesson about force during the Silly Science Show at the Moorpark Library on Sept. 24. The professor demonstrated several different scientific principals in the form of experiments that the kids could assist the professor with. Around 30 kids showed up for the afternoon show.

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