Cascade View School's Taj Khandekar gets first at State Science Fair

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At the 2014 Washington State Science and Engineering Fair (, held April 4 and 5 in Bremerton, Taj Khandekar, a second grade student from Cascade View Elementary, presented her project “Investigating Solar Energy.”

This is Khandekar’s second year of participation. She earned the first place Junior Division trophy, and received the Bonneville Power Administration Achievement in Energy and Environment Award.

Khandekar researched the different factors affecting the output of the solar cells. Her research concluded when the temperature was lower, the voltage became higher.


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