Everything's Better With SCIENCE! : Season ONE
- A Mead Student Podcast Series -
Featuring Episodes 6,7,8 and 9
Episode 1: The Impact of Essential Oils on Sleep
This episode discusses essential oils as a solution to sleep deprivation. Listen to one student explain how the lack of sleep can be possibly cured through aromatherapy.
To learn more about Nithya's study click here to see their website!
Episode 3: Water Filtration and Oil Painting
This episode discusses the various methods for cleaning oil paints and the dangers of water pollution. In this study, Anisha creates a filtration system to filter and clean the used water from oil panting.
To learn more about Anisha's study click here to see their website!
Episode 5: Natural Juices and Amoxicillin Effectiveness
This episode discusses how different types of juices influence the effectiveness of amoxicillin against E. Coli. It shows how certain liquids influence how E. Coli spread and react to amoxicillin, and how some juices can detrimentally impact how amoxicillin fights off E. Coli in the body.
To learn more about Dhruv's study click here to see their website!
Episode 6: Microbial Massacre
This episode follows the scientific investigation of Kyle as he set off to explore The effectiveness of hand sanitizes on microbial growth primarily related to percentages of alcohol in each.
To learn more about Kyle's study click here see their website!
Episode 7: Length of Sleep vs Cognitive Functioning
This episode discusses how the amount of time you sleep can dramatically affect your ability to function cognitively. Hear students as they discuss an experiment testing the impact of nap duration, on cognitive function. Listeners will learn about the science behind naps, about the experiment performed, and about what the ideal nap time is, and why.
To learn more about Sean's study click here to see the website!
Episode 8: Making Your Own Skin Moisturizers
This episode explores an eighth grader's study about making homemade skin moisturizers. Listen to learn about how the she conducted an investigation and analysis of store bought moisturized and their ingredients. This was in an effort to create a effective, affordable and ecologically friendly alternative. Listeners will also learn how to keep skin moisturized and what is a good moisturizer recipe to try.
To learn more about Sreedevi's study click here to see the website!
Episode 9: Happiness and Academic Success
This episode discusses the concept of happiness being associated with academic success. The student dives into this study and discusses her successes and failures with her science experiment.
To learn more about Emma's study click here to see the website!
Episode 12: Preventing Eutrophication in Ecosystems
This episode investigates water purification. Eutrophication, which is algae taking over an ecosystem, can become a very dangerous problem. Preventing this from happening would save the Earth from a disaster.
To learn more about Adeesh's study click here to see their website!