MVU Third Annual Science Fair 2016

MVU Science Fair 2016

And the Winners Are...

 

MVU SCIENCE FAIR 2016 WINNERS 1-18-16
Total Score Project Number Student Grade Average Score Names Project Name Overall Place Award Amount
         Top Place  
48 78 12 47.33 Mikaela Magnant ~ 1st place The Effects of Gibberellic Acid on Seed Germination 1 $200
46 48 10 47.00 Cameron Nielson  ~ tied 2nd Reaction Time Analysis 2 $125
48 70 12 47.00 Olivia McGovern ~ tied 2nd Effectiveness of Garlic as a Bactericide 2 $125
          Finalists  
46 75 11 46.67 John Bourdeau Effects of Glucose and Sucrose on C.Elegans Lifespan 4 $50
50 50 12 46.50 Austin Sullivan Does the Process of Chewing Gum Help You Concentrate? 5 $50
45 59 10 46.50 Emmeline Reader How do Low Nutrition Diets Affect Growth Rate? 6 $50
49 26 10 46.00 Isabelle Paquette Efficiency of Tire the Brain? 7 $50
44 69 12 45.67 Samuel Currier Germinating Pea Seeds? 8 $50
46 35 9 45.00 Savanna Fellows How does the flex of a hockey stick effect shooting speed and accuracy? 9 $50
42 55 9 45.00 Jayme Mead Gel Electrophoresis, Pedigrees and The Breast Cancer Gene Detection 10 $50
          Honorable Mention   
49 29 10 44.33 Chelsey Jewette Does Music or Gum Help You Concentrate Better? 11 $25
43 12 11 44.00 Andrew Douglas Why Do Industrial Windmills Have 3 Blades 12 $25
40 21 9 44.00 Paige Greenia Time Perception Accuracy 13 $25
50 65 12 43.67 Courtney Cassidy Effects of Aspirin on Plants 14 $25
50 95 11 43.67 Ashley Dufresne Creating Cold Packs & Testing Color Perceptions 15 $25
36 98 11 43.67 Jacey Rivers The Cushioning of Artificial Joints 16 $25
48 64 11 43.33 Greg Stell Which Seeds Survive Better in the Winter? 17 $25
38 76 11 43.00 Noah Gates Allelopathic Chemicals and Their Effect on Their Environment 18 $25
44 43 9 42.67 Kristin Hatin Effects of Age on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure 19 $25
43 45 10 42.67 Rachel Dumeny How Long Until it is Safe to Drink a Hot Beverage? 20 $25
42 46 10 42.67 Courtney Gallow Does Color Affect Taste? 21 $25
40 67 12 42.67 Olivia Reynolds Oil Eating Microbes 22 $25
          Grade Level Winners  
48 78 12 47.33  Mikaela Magnant The Effects of Gibberellic Acid on Seed Germination 1 $25
46 75 11 46.67 John Bourdeau Effects of Glucose and Sucrose on C.Elegans Lifespan 4 $25
46 48 10 47.00 Cameron Nielson Reaction Time Analysis 2 $25
46 35 9 45.00 Savanna Fellows How does the flex of a hockey stick effect shooting speed and accuracy? 9 $25
33 1 7 39.00 Middle School project 1 =    Evan Baron How Effective is Our Wind Turbine? 38 $25
33 1 7 39.00 Middle School project 1 = William Decker How Effective is Our Wind Turbine? 38 $25
33 1 7 39.00 Middle School project 1 =  Jayden McHugh How Effective is Our Wind Turbine? 38 $25
         Category Winners  
43 12 11 44.00 Andrew Douglas - Physical Sciences Why Do Industrial Windmills Have 3 Blades 12 $25
49 26 10 46.00 Isabel Paquette - Social Sciences Efficiency of Tire the Brain? 7 $25
46 48 10 47.00 Cameron Nielson - Human Biology Reaction Time Analysis 2 $25
48 70 12 47.00 Olivia McGovern - Life Sciences Effectiveness of Garlic as a Bactericide 2 $25
46 78 11 46.67  Mikaela Magnant - Biology/Chemistry The Effects of Gibberellic Acid on Seed Germination 1 $25
$1,400




Great thanks to our Science Fair organizers and facilitators
Rich Ballard (the MVU Science Fair Coordinator), MVU Teachers, Jim Daly (MVU Science Dept Chair), 
Carol Lizotte (FNWSU After School & Summer Programs Director), 
Tessa Massett (MVU AfterHours After School Program Coordinator).

Thank you to our MVU Students who have been working hard the past several months and 
our winners who are now fine tuning their projects in preparation for the 
Vermont State Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Fair coming up in March ! 

There were over 96 students participating in our MVU Science Fair this year, an all time high.


THANK YOU to our business and community partners:   Mylan Industries, Superior Technical Ceramics Corp., STEM Challenge Initiative Group, Vermont Precision Instruments, Franklin Telephone Company, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church,  Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation.

With our business and community partners support over $1200 in cash prizes will be awarded.

 


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FNWSUAfterSchool,
Jan 11, 2016, 6:41 AM
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