The San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair showcased a houseful of creative ideas from students across Colorado, featuring a range of projects consisting of chemistry, food, astronomy, and many other experiments. Students and families gathered in Durango on Thursday, March 3 for a commemoration ceremony that honored the most outstanding work. Cyrus Naranjo from Ignacio Middle School was acknowledged for his project – a racecar made out of recycled water bottles and balloons. Naranjo experimented on how far the balloons would cause the racecar to thrust. Lexy Young, displayed her maze experiment that timed how long it took her pet guinea pig to find a plate of food in comparison to the speed of a mouse. Tribal student Makayla Howell also participated in this year’s science fair.