WHS hosted it’s Annual Science Fair on Friday, March 3rd. 50 high school students presented their science research and engineering projects to several members of the Windsor community. Each project was judged on the student’s use of the scientific method or the engineering process, and overall presentation. Select students will have the opportunity to participate in the Vermont Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Fair, which will is held at Norwich University on April 1, 2017.
High School Science Fair Results:
Group A - Physical Science and Engineering
1st - Vincent Moeykens Neural Networks and Data Analysis
2nd - Morgan Crane Creating the Ocean Clean-up
3rd - Tristan Robison Electrolytes in Solution
Honorable Mention - Alexianna Merrill Transforming Crutches
Group B - Psychology
1st - Erin Wierzbicki Nomophobia
2nd - Ivy Horner-Richardson Preconceptions of Gender Stereotypes
3rd - Jacob Curtis Photo-manipulation: Is doctoring better?
Honorable Mention - Kylee Williams Traditional vs. Technological Learning
Group C - Physiology
1st - McKenzie Sauer Music and Memory
2nd - Lucia Blanchard Acoustic Affiliation
3rd - Belle Moulton Age and Everyday Stressors; effects on stress
Honorable Mention - Anika Abrahamsen The Effects of Music on the Brain
Group D - Natural Science
1st - Brianna Diggs Gender Awareness Across the Education Spectrum
2nd - Olivia Rockwood Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation of the ACL and Other Knee Injuries
3rd - Emily Smith Cleansing Your Body with Juice; Good or Bad?
Honorable Mention - Ryan Saucier Algae Biofuel
Fifth and sixth grade students from Windsor and Albert Bridge School hosted their own Science Fair, presenting their own research projects on Thursday, March 9. The 5-6 Science Fair follows the same format as the middle and high school Science Fair. Students were judged by teachers, high school students, and community members on their use of the scientific method and overall presentation. There were 45 projects overall.