RDECOM Scientist and Engineers bring their special skills and enthusiasm to STEM Night at Fallston Middle School

Fallston Middle School in Harford County, Maryland was the site for future scientists and engineers to gather for a night of experiments and presentations. RDECOM personnel captivated the students and their parents with their variety of interactive experiments. RDECOM professionals that volunteered their time included Lanie Wallace: A Berry Full of DNA (a strawberry DNA extraction experiment)

Deborah Brooks-Harris and Karyn Rafferty: A Packaging Competition (students

design and create a package to safely drop a raw egg) Dr. Michael Simini:

Is our Ecosystem Healthy (an earthworm environmental toxicology experiment)

Joseph Domanico and Amee LaBonte: What Color is Exothermicity? (a

pyrotechnics experiment exploring chemical effects)

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Taken on March 29, 2012