Students gear up for Regional Science and Engineering Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Some of the smartest young minds in all of the Coastal Empire are in Savannah this week for the Georgia Tech Savannah Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

Judges walked through the maze of displayed projects. Some, concentrated on energy, like light bulbs and hydrogen fueling. Others took a look at the effect of video games on the heart. One Savannah Arts Academy student says he looks forward to the event every year.

"All the kids here have been doing projects on various areas of science," said Eric Lau of Savannah Arts Academy. "I see everything here, and it's work that's been done not over a week or two weeks but over months. And such a long term project and to get the chance to finally showcase it and let people know what you know is a really unique opportunity."

The science fair projects are available for viewing on Wednesday starting at 5 p.m. at the Georgia Power building at 600 E. Bay St. The event ends at 6:45 p.m.

Students and parents will then head over to the Savannah Marriot Riverfront for the big awards ceremony.

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