Chancey Bush
Carlson Elementary sixth-grader Breyda Spinner holds a plastic bag full of animal teeth that she used in her science experiment while science fair judge Chris Coleman looks at her project.
Science fair lets Carlson students test their theories

With fruit-flinging catapults, glass beakers overflowing with green crystals and questionable jars full of soda-pickled liver, scientific flair was on display at the annual Carlson Elementary School science fair.

On Jan. 28, a handful of volunteer judges met with nearly 80 students from preschool through sixth grade who were showing off their unique, and sometimes slightly unusual, presentations.