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Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School

Elanagh Smith, 11, left, of Katonah, and Kristina

Elanagh Smith, 11, left, of Katonah, and Kristina Brody, 13, of Verplanck, help Meaghan Furry, 10, of White Plains, with her exhibit -- called Squishy Circuits -- during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High school. (April 7, 2013) Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Middle school students were challenged to come up with engineering concepts to provide protection against storm surges and to demonstrate their work during the 10th annual Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Elanagh Smith, 11, left, of Katonah, and Kristina
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Elanagh Smith, 11, left, of Katonah, and Kristina Brody, 13, of Verplanck, help Meaghan Furry, 10, of White Plains, with her exhibit -- called Squishy Circuits -- during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High school. (April 7, 2013)

Middle school students participate in the 10th annual
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Middle school students participate in the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Isaac Silver-Frankel, 16, right, of Cross River, gives
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Isaac Silver-Frankel, 16, right, of Cross River, gives instructions to Jean Rubi, 14, of Albany, with a cable networking experiment during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Students try out an exhibit called Squishy Circuits
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Students try out an exhibit called Squishy Circuits at the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Mark Davonport, 7, of Palisades, gets instruction from
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Mark Davonport, 7, of Palisades, gets instruction from Jaclyn Higgins, 13, of Brewster, during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Ari Gebhardt,9, left, and Ian Maceachern, 10, both
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Ari Gebhardt,9, left, and Ian Maceachern, 10, both of White Plains, participate in an experiment to see if they can design a model boat that will hold the most pennies during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Mitchell Jacobs, 12, of South Orangetown, explains to
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Mitchell Jacobs, 12, of South Orangetown, explains to the judges his design to help protect against storm surges during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Alex Co, of the Challenges Learning Center in
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Alex Co, of the Challenges Learning Center in Ramapo, explains to Mark Albrecht, 11, of New City, and his brother Jason Albrecht, 8, how to create a vortex during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Michael Earle, 15, of Ossining, explains the penny
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Michael Earle, 15, of Ossining, explains the penny experiment to those wanting to participate during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Mark Albrecht, 11, of New City, holds an
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Mark Albrecht, 11, of New City, holds an example of a vortex he created during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

From left, Derek VonReddin, 11; Victoria VonReddin, 9;
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

From left, Derek VonReddin, 11; Victoria VonReddin, 9; and Lavon VonReddin, all of Somers, examine two robots during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Lauren Conroy, 14, left, of Merrick, and Caeley
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Lauren Conroy, 14, left, of Merrick, and Caeley Looney, 16, of Farmingdale, build structures from Popsicle sticks during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Students work with a color wheel at the
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Students work with a color wheel at the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

Evelyn Sabety, 10, of Pleasantville, builds a structure
Photo Credit: Lisa Weir

Evelyn Sabety, 10, of Pleasantville, builds a structure from toothpicks and marshmallows to be tested on the earthquake table during the 10th annual Young Engineering Expo at White Plains High School. (April 7, 2013)

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