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- n. a competition in which contestants, usually children, create science-related projects or demonstrations
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Julie got up from her chair and put up a three-fold cardboard display that looked like a school science fair project, a sort of collage with childhood photos of Aloysius, the ABLA public housing project and articles about the dangerous neighborhood he lived in as a boy.
Like how the gerbil Timmy Lech brought in for the science fair got loose in the corridor and how Pan, the maintenance man who just got here from Gdansk, thought it was a mouse rather than somebody’s pet and chased it into the coal cellar with a broom.
Encourage the child to be empathetic by beginning the conversation with a recognition of the teacher’s pressures and responsibilities: Mrs. Hunt, I know that you are really busy now because the science fair is next week, but I need to talk to you about this.