Academy of Sciences Hosts 49th Annual
SF Bay Area Science Fair
Live Shots Available Thursday, March 14, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO (March 12, 2002) -- Which grows faster fur or hair? Does gravity affect plant growth? Which type of food molds fastest? These questions and more will be considered by the next generation of Bay Area scientists at The San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair.

This year the Science Fair returns to the California Academy of Sciences for its annual display of more than 300 junior and senior high school students' science projects. Qualifying students from eight Bay Area counties bring their projects to the Academy to share their scientific explorations with the public, Tuesday, March 12, at 10 a.m. through noon on Saturday, March 16, when winners will be announced.

Who: Bay Area Jr. and Sr. High School science students

What: San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair Live shots of students available

When: Thursday, March 14, 2002, 10 am - 4 pm

Where: The California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park

[The California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and the Academy's logo are registered trademarks of the California Academy of Sciences.]

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