Belinder students and parents packed the school’s halls and classrooms Thursday for the second Health and Science fair.
The event featured 39 interactive learning stations for kids — the most popular among them an inflatable planetarium that filled up a big chunk of the library:
The first fair was held two years ago, and financed with a grant from the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation. This year, the Belinder PTA raised funds for the event, and expanded its focus from just health and wellness to include more of the hard sciences as well.
This meant that kids got to have a biology lesson with live animals…:
…and that science class favorite, owl pellet dissection…:
…as well as get a little exercise. The NFL’s Play 60 campaign had a series of challenges set up in the gym, including a running harness attached to a giant wheel. Intense: