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Is NGSS the End of Science Fair?

It’s science fair season again and time for my annual love/hate relationship with the science fair.
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From Hot Asphalt to Solar Radiation

Imagine a group of sixth graders, challenging one another to see who can sit on the asphalt the longest, on a hot August day at a middle school in the Palm Springs Unified School District, where temperatures can reach 115° F.
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Putting the Science CST into Perspective

The implementation of new policies always requires time to understand how the changes link to the previous expectations, as well as time to deeply understand the new demands
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