Science fair a great success: Winners announced

March 1, 2013
Cailin Frankland and Sofia Dragacevac: 1st Place- Literature Research by 9th and 10th graders

The Annual Madeira School Science Fair was held on Tuesday, February 26. More than 80 students participated this year, sharing 51 projects on topics that ranged from “How is nuclear power made?” to “What is killing the honey bees?” to “Snake venom may cure cancer.” The winners, determined by a panel of 15 judges, are as follows:

Experimental Research done by 9th and 10th graders

1st Place:                              Fastskin vs. Practice by Yasmeen McGettrick and Farrin Saba

2nd Place:                             Stomach Acid Simulation by Grace Huang and Sophia Mei Luwis

3rd Place:                              Mentos and Coke by Cherry Yan and Sarah Wang

Honorable Mention:          Composted Soil vs. Ground Soil by Linda Yang and Janet Wang


Experimental Research done by 11th and 12th graders

1st Place:                               D.natured  by Natalie Konerth and Devin Williams

2nd Place:                              Hot Chilly Magnets by Chelsey Foster

3rd Place:                              Which Antibacterial is a WIN for your SKIN? By Erica Glaser

Honorable Mention:          The effect of different light sources on bacterial growth by Debbie Druckerman

Literature Research done by 9th and 10th graders

1st Place:                              The Heredity of Hairlines  by Cailin Frankland and Sofia Dragacevac

2nd Place:                             The Physics behind a Glockenspiel by Annie Liu and Michaela Laurencin

3rd Place:                              Color and Psychology  by Katherine Jiang and Leah Zeng

Literature Research done by 11th and 12th graders

Tied for 1st Place:              Killing Time   by Dayna Bailey 

Tied for 1st Place:              Bad Hair Day by Vanessa Thomas

3rd Place:                             Snake Venom May Cure Cancer   by Keertana Srinivasan

Honorable Mention:         Theoretical Use of a Viral Vector to induce Death in Cancer Cells

                                              by Sheerin Gryloo