The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 19, 2009
State scientists host fair at Capitol on Wednesday

The California Association of Professional Scientists is sponsoring State Scientist Day on Wednesday. Organizers expect nearly 3,000 students in the third through sixth grades will attend the "Got Science?" hands-on science fair to learn about chemistry, pollution prevention, natural resources conservation, plants, insects and other wildlife.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can read more details in the CAPS press release by clicking here.

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