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19th Annual Astounding Inventions Saturday, January 28, 2006 IVC Hart Gymnasium
Astounding Inventions at Irvine Valley College
Saturday, January 28, 2006

Astounding Inventions is an invention fair highlighting handmade inventions by school children from the Irvine and Tustin School Districts in kindergarten through eighth grade. The competition was established to promote student interest and learning in math and science. Past participants have appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

Irvine Councilman Steven Choi
Irvine Councilman Steven Choi was among the hundreds of people who attended the event.
Sun spots are visible through a solar telescope
Sun spots are visible through a solar telescope.
The Discovery Science Center brought interesting exhibits
The Discovery Science Center brought interesting exhibits for kids to see.
Cathy Dougherty, Carol Huggins and Jacki Somerville representing Beckman Coulter, a major sponsor
Cathy Dougherty, Carol Huggins and Jacki Somerville representing Beckman Coulter, a major sponsor.
Dr. Susan Cooper (Dean of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering) and President Glenn Roquemore
Dr. Susan Cooper (Dean of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering) and President Glenn Roquemore
President Glenn Roquemore visits with Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Sukhee Kang.
President Glenn Roquemore visits with Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Sukhee Kang.
Kids learn about science at the Mad Chemists stage show
Kids learn about science at the Mad Chemists stage show.
Jamie Smith assists Professor Kiana Tabibzadeh with a chemistry demonstration
Jamie Smith assists Professor Kiana Tabibzadeh with a chemistry demonstration.
Professor Dale Carranza
Professor Dale Carranza
Trustee Marcia Milchiker, President Glenn Roquemore and lots of proud parents at the awards ceremony.
Trustee Marcia Milchiker, President Glenn Roquemore and lots of proud parents at the awards ceremony.
Shari Gunn, co-chairman of the event and Will Neddersen from the Tustin Unified School District handing out first place ribbons.
Shari Gunn, co-chairman of the event and Will Neddersen from the Tustin Unified School District handing out first place ribbons.
The Irvine Valley College Foundation awards $6,000 to first and second place winners.
The Irvine Valley College Foundation awards nearly $6,000 to first and second place winners.
IVC Foundation member Julie Wilson stands in front of the many sponsor logos prominently displayed at the event.
IVC Foundation member Julie Wilson stands in front of the many sponsor logos prominently displayed at the event.
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