Fremont Elementary School’s auditorium was filled Friday afternoon with sixth-graders eagerly awaiting their chance to explain their science projects.
From predicting when quail eggs would hatch, to demonstrating which detergent was better — Tide or Clorox — the science projects included a wide variety of subjects.
Sixth-grader Justin Driffill’s project revolved around predicting the best hockey stick to use for kids his age.
He measured the accuracy level of three fiberglass hockey sticks, each with a different flexibility against the wrist-shot and slap-shot maneuvers to find out which worked best. Sticks with a 35 flex are the most flexible, meaning they give an additional kick to the puck; 50 flex are mid-range; and 65 flex are more rigid.