Tacony Academy celebrates science

Tacony Academy Charter School principal Ashley Redfearn unveils the Tesla Foundation’s Science Award.

Tacony Academy Charter School hosted a celebration to unveil the Tesla Foundation’s Science Award on April 9.

Students observe a demonstration on how the Tesla coils work.

Jahvaun Sterling, 11, plays the Theremin, an instrument that uses magnetic fields from your body to make sound.

There was a Tesla Motors exhibit that showcased an all-electric automobile. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS