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Broadcom MASTERS 2015 Semifinalists

Some facts about the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists:

  • Semifinalists hail from 226 middle schools in 39 states and American Samoa, and represent 127 regional and state science fairs across the U.S.
  • 61 of the semifinalists are from California, followed by Florida with 44, Texas with 20, Massachusetts with 13, and Oregon with 12.
  • Semifinalists were selected from more than 2,230 applicants after each application received three independent readings and evaluations by distinguished scientists, engineers and educators. Nominees qualified to enter the Broadcom MASTERS by being among the top 10 percent of the participants at their SSP-affiliated science fairs. 

Broadcom MASTERS 2015 semifinalist book (PDF)


Semifinalist listing in alphabetical order by last name:

Agarwal, Akshar Grade: 8
Hamden Middle School, Hamden, Connecticut
Project Title: Viral Protein 35 Inhibition: A Novel Treatment for Ebola Virus Disease

Alatis, Joshua Grade: 8
Hyde Park Academy, Hilliard, Ohio
Project Title: Battery Voltage Variations When Using Electrolytes of Differing pH

Allen, Davia Grade: 7
Early County Middle School, Blakely, Georgia
Project Title: Comparing 5 Waste Product Feeds for Black Soldier Fly Larvae

Almonte, Carolyn Grade: 6
Burlington Township Middle School, Burlington, New Jersey
Project Title: The Effect of Phthalates Used in Consumer Products on Brine Shrimp Mortality and Motility

Altunin, Ingrid Grade: 7
Nevada Connections Academy, Reno, Nevada
Project Title: Tanned Plants: Analysis of Leaf Coloration in Response to Light

Amirtharaj, Divya Grade: 8
Meadow Park Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: Natural Alternative to Toxic Flame Retardants

Anand, Pranav Grade: 8
Gale Ranch Middle School, San Ramon, California
Project Title: The Effect of Genetic Modification on Plant Resistance to Heavy Metals

Anandarao, Pranav Grade: 8
Friedell Middle School, Rochester, Minnesota
Project Title: Efficiency of Electromagnetic Regenerative Shock Absorbers Under Simulated Road Conditions

Anderson, Clayton Grade: 8
NEISD STEM Academy at Nimitz Middle School, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title: The SOS Desk: The School Shooting-Proof Desk

Anksapuram, Hyndavi Grade: 8
John Sells Middle School, Dublin, Ohio
Project Title: What Type of Fabric Best Blocks the Energy Harvester from Collecting Energy, and Which Best Allows it to Be Collected?

Arduini, Hannah Grade: 8
Haile Middle School, Bradenton, Florida
Project Title: How Does Tail Fin Design Affect Altitude Performance and Stability of a Rocket?

Asgari, Sepehr Grade: 8
Creekside Middle School, Carmel, Indiana
Project Title: A Promising Phage Lysin-Based Alternative Treatment for Propionibacterium acnes-Linked Acne

Bahrami, Robin Grade: 8
Summit Middle Charter School, Boulder, Colorado
Project Title: The Soundasaurus: Digital Music Analysis Using Signal Processing Algorithms

Balepur, Nishant Grade: 8
Landisville Middle School, Landisville, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Fracturing Fractals-A Study of Fractals and their Application in Bone Repair

Bares, Valerie Grade: 8
Murray Middle School, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Project Title: How Do the Wood Anatomical Properties of Different Plant Species Affect their Ability to Filter Water?

Barrett, Joseph Grade: 8
Marshall Middle School, The Plains, Virginia
Project Title: Biomass Energy Garbage In - Gas Out

Basso-Schricker, Winston Grade: 6
Jones Middle School, Columbus, Ohio
Project Title: Testing Absorption as a Route of Contamination in Cantaloupes

Berger, Karen Grade: 8
Dr. Horendo Middle School, El Paso, Texas
Project Title: Bring it Back to LIFE

Bertrand, Quentin Grade: 7
The Rhoades School, Encinitas, California
Project Title: Quantitative Determination of Particulate Matter Emissions from Air Freshener Aerosols

Bhagavatula, Isha Grade: 8
Horner Junior High, Fremont, California
Project Title: Estimating the Glucose in Liquid Food by Measuring the Electrical Conductivity

Bhalla, Neel Grade: 7
Shore Country Day School, Beverly, Massachusetts
Project Title: Mr. Mind Control Robot, Can You Do What I am Thinking?

Bhateja, Jaydev Grade: 8
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, San Jose, California
Project Title: Sweet Drought

Bhimaraju, Manasa Grade: 6
Kennedy Middle School, Cupertino, California
Project Title: Low-Cost Animated Teaching Tool for Study of Elements in the Periodic Table with an Interface for the Visually Impaired

Bhushan, Somil Grade: 8
Thurgood Marshall Middle School, San Diego, California
Project Title: Solar Desalination: An Eco-Friendly Solution for California's Water Independence

Biswas, Kushagra Grade: 8
Feagin Mill Middle School, Warner Robins, Georgia
Project Title: Testing an Outer Space Simulation Model to Grow Stevia Plant

Bodoni, Evelyn Grade: 7
Challenge School, Denver, Colorado
Project Title: Whatever It Takes

Borland, Jacqueline Grade: 8
Algonquin Middle School, Averill Park, New York
Project Title: Prototype of IGP (International Germ Prevention) Hand Washing Detection System

Bouvier, Rebekah Grade: 7
Christian Liberty Academy, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Project Title: Environmental Stress and the Susceptibility of Maple Trees to Sooty Mold and Powdery Mildew

Bowden, James Grade: 8
Gaspar De Portola HGM Middle School, Tarzana, California
Project Title: Antibiotic Resistance Development by Repeated Exposure

Bramblett, Kyle Grade: 7
Sculptor Charter School, Titusville, Florida
Project Title: Do Ribbed Mussels and Eastern Oysters Naturally Improve River Water Quality?

Brown, Aidan Grade: 7
George H. Moody Middle School, Richmond, Virginia
Project Title: The Effect of Assistance Dogs on the Heart Rate and Mood of Middle School Students

Browne, William Grade: 7
Palmetto Middle School, Miami, Florida
Project Title: The DIfferential Effect of Electromagnetic Radiation on a Doped Crystal Lattice

Burch, Madison Grade: 7
American Leadership Academy Queen Creak, Queen Creak, Arizona
Project Title: The Temperature is Rising: The Effect of Differing Insulation Materials in Retarding Heat Transfer

Burnett, Amelia Grade: 8
Vista Heights Middle School, Saratoga Springs, Utah
Project Title: Gene Similarities of Marburg and Ebola Viruses

Carder, Emily Grade: 7
George H. Moody Middle School, Richmond, Virginia
Project Title: The Effect of Osmotically-Stressed Plants on the Drought Tolerance of Neighboring Plants

Carter, Sophie Grade: 7
Sierra Madre Middle School, Sierra Madre, California
Project Title: Kinetics of the Inversion of Sucrose

Case, Paul Grade: 8
Barstow School, Kansas City, Missouri
Project Title: Amplifying Photon Momentum Using a Retro Reflector: Implications for the Photonic Thruster

Cattoor, Catryn Grade: 6
Danby-Rush Tower Middle School, Festus, Missouri
Project Title: X Marks the Spot

Caven, John Grade: 6
Julia Landon College Preparatory, Jacksonville, Florida
Project Title: The Effect of Different Algorithms on Lacrosse Simulation Difficulty

Cerveny, Aidan Grade: 8
Stella Maris Academy, La Jolla, California
Project Title: Project Innocence: Effects of Photo Lineup Method on Eyewitness Reliability

Cevasco, Hannah Grade: 8
St. Charles School, San Carlos, California
Project Title: Honey, I Found A Cure! Nature's Healing Agent/Anti-Inflammatory

Chadha, Anjali Grade: 8
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky
Project Title: Arsenic-Induced Cellular Apoptosis and Carcinogenesis

Chang, Tristen Grade: 7
Delaura Middle School, Satellite Beach, Florida
Project Title: Is Your Baby Ingesting Bisphenol A?

Charlton, Jack Grade: 7
St. Francis of Assisi, Louisville, Kentucky
Project Title: Exploring the Impact of Banana Peel Extract on Inflammation

Cheerla, Anika Grade: 8
John F. Kennedy Middel School, Cupertino, California
Project Title: Automated Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

Chen, Vincent Grade: 8
Inland Leaders Charter School, Yucaipa, California
Project Title: The use of Thamnocephalus to Analyze Water Quality of the Santa Ana River

Chhaliyil, Pranav Grade: 8
Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, Fairfield, Iowa
Project Title: The Efficiencey of Bed-time Mouth Cleaning Methods on Oral Bacterial Count Analyzed Using qPCR Method

Chitgopkar, Sudhan Grade: 8
Vickery Creek Middle School, Cumming, Georgia
Project Title: How Piezoelectricity Affects the Mileage of an Electric Car

Choi, Caroline Grade: 8
South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, California
Project Title: Drugs in Our Waters Make Daphnia's Hearts Flutter

Choi, Soyoun Grade: 8
Viera Charter School, Melbourne, Florida
Project Title: Is English Your Only Language? The Effect of Bilingualism on Cognitive Development in Adolescents

Chou, Ashley Grade: 8
Boston Latin School, Boston, Massachusetts
Project Title: Thermoelectric Power: The Future of Green Energy

Chugh, Natasha Grade: 8
Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: Shower Water Usage Reminder System

Clary, Joseph Grade: 6
Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School, Shreveport, Louisiana
Project Title: In the Gutter: To Scoop or Not to Scoop

Clowes, Avery Grade: 7
Oak Meadow School, Littleton, Massachusetts
Project Title: Position the Dropper

Cluck, Seylor Grade: 8
Haas Hall Academy, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Project Title: Quantifying Artificial Dye in Skittles Using Spectrophotometry

Cobos, Dahlia Grade: 7
St. Jude, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Project Title: The Evil Twin

Cobos, Eric Grade: 7
St. Jude, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Project Title: The Evil Twin

Cockey, Joshua Grade: 8
Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences, Sarasota, Florida
Project Title: Drone Protection

Copeland, Karen Grade: 8
Bak Middle School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida
Project Title: Could Longer Calls Lead to Long-Term Damage?

Cordoba, Andres Grade: 7
Ames Middle Schoole, Ames, Iowa
Project Title: Harmonic Waves

Correll, II, Darin Grade: 8
Dover-Sherborn Middle School, Dover, Massachusetts
Project Title: Analysis of the Harmonics of Oboe Reeds Over Time

Cotter, Elizabeth Grade: 7
Allendale Columbia School, Rochester, New York
Project Title: What Makes the Boom? Conditions that Affect the Rate of the Mentos and Diet Cola Reaction

Coury, Jacques Grade: 7
Bak Middle School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida
Project Title: Aircraft Fuselage Modification: Application of Physics to Aerodynamics

Davis-Picart, Nathaniel Grade: 8
Jefferson Middle School, Merritt Island, Florida
Project Title: The Effect of Artificial Turf Ingredients on the Lifespan and Mutation Rates of Drosophila melonogaster

Delgado, Justin Grade: 8
Magnolia Science Academy 6, Los Angeles, California
Project Title: Flying High: How Ambient Temperature Affects the Buoyancy of Helium-filled Latex Balloons

Delos Trinos, Gyro Grade: 7
Lake City Middle School, Lake City, Florida
Project Title: The Effects of Active Bilge Keel on Ship's Stability

Devanathan, Nikhil Grade: 7
Desert Hills Middle School, Kennewick, Washington
Project Title: Power from Mud: A Comparative Study of Power Generated in a Microbial Fuel Cell by Different Types of Mud

Devier, Joshua Grade: 8
St. Paul's School, Covington, Louisiana
Project Title: The Effect of Conjugated Animal Estrogens on the Stimulation of Plant Growth in Legumes and Non-legumes

Dhawan, Ankush Grade: 7
Castle North Middle School, Newburgh, Indiana
Project Title: Powered by Dirt

Donati, Kathryn Grade: 8
Sussex Academy, Georgetown, Delaware
Project Title: Effectiveness of a Three Layer Filter on Fresh Water, Brackish Water, and Salt Water

Dorminy, Rebekah Grade: 6
Sola Fide Home School, McDonough, Georgia
Project Title: Rhizosphere Inoculant Effects on Seedling Maturity

Downs-Perez, Eleana Grade: 8
Southern Middle School, Lothian, Maryland
Project Title: The Sunshine Factor: An Improved Mathematical Model for Predicting Solar Cell Efficiency

Du, Maximilian Grade: 7
Eagle Hill Middle School, Manlius, New York
Project Title: A New, Better, and Economic Method to Measure and Extract Caffeine from Drinks

Dudding, Kimberly Grade: 8
Saint Joseph School, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Project Title: KEEP CALM and GET TICKED OFF!

Durepo, Shane Grade: 8
Oasis Charter Middle School, Cape Coral, Florida
Project Title: Thin Film Amorphous vs. Monocrystalline: A Carbon Footprint Analysis of Photovoltaic Cells

Eber, Simon Grade: 6
Midland Street School, Worcester, Massachusetts
Project Title: "Sound Waves": How Does the Vibration of a Guitar String Travel Through Water?

Eggebraaten, Andrew Grade: 8
John Adams Middle School, Rochester, Minnesota
Project Title: Building a Better Robotic Hand: Stronger, Wireless, Tactile Feedback, Controllable with an iPhone App

Ellison, Charles Grade: 7
George H. Moody Middle School, Henrico, Virginia
Project Title: The Effect of Temperature on a Slingshot's Projectile Distance

Farmer, Hannah Grade: 7
Stillwater Junior High School, Stillwater, Minnesota
Project Title: Crumb Catching Cereal Bag

Forrest, Kathryn Grade: 7
St. Charles School, San Carlos, California
Project Title: Do You Hear What I Hear?

Fox, Erin Grade: 8
Blankner, Orlando, Florida
Project Title: Opposites Attract: Maglev Superconductor

Fuiava, Dorvida Grade: 7
Manumalo Academy, Pago Pago, American Samoa, Hawaii
Project Title: The Effect of Water on the Strength of Concrete

Ganesan, Siddharth Grade: 7
Stratford Middle School, Santa Clara, California
Project Title: Wireless Power Transfer - The Effects of Changing the Diameter on the Power Transferred

Ganesh, Raghav Grade: 7
Joaquin Miller Middle School, San Jose, California
Project Title: Developing Assistive Technology for Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Wireless, Wearable, and Customizable Electronic Solution to Predict and Prevent Autistic Meltdowns

Glende, Audrey Grade: 6
Bonneville Elementary School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Title: Ammonia: A Fishy Problem

Goel, Shelly Grade: 8
Coppell Middle East, Coppell, Texas
Project Title: Atherosclerosis: The Silent Killer-Diagnosing Atherosclerosis at an Early Stage to Prevent Life-threatening Conditions

Gomez, Cameron Grade: 7
Sierra Madre Middle School, Sierra Madre, California
Project Title: The Kenetics of the Inversion of Sucrose

Gomez, Jacqueline Grade: 8
Memorial Middle School, Conyers, Georgia
Project Title: The Manipulation of PHA Biopolymers in the Production of Biodegradable Plastics

Goodman, Andrew Grade: 8
Wilson Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: Good Vibrations

Goradia, Anjali Grade: 8
Friedell Middle School, Rochester, Minnesota
Project Title: The Effects of Anti-cancer Agents on in vitro Germination of Plant Seeds

Gosukonda, Vennela Grade: 7
Feagin Mill Middle School, Warner Robins, Georgia
Project Title: Protein Quantity and Quality Evaluation in Six Super Grains

Gould, Brendan Grade: 7
The Classical Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Project Title: Analyzing the Effects of Various Materials on a Magnetic Field

Greenhill, Sophia Grade: 8
St. Michael's School, Tucson, Arizona
Project Title: Lights Out!

Greenwood, Floyd Grade: 8
Andover West Middle School, Andover, Massachusetts
Project Title: Building a Device to Measure the CO2 Exchange of Algae in Order to Breed Algae to Offset the Negative Effects of Climate Change

Greenwood, Kyle Grade: 6
Andover West Middle School, Andover, Massachusetts
Project Title: Building a Self Balancing Robot

Grimmett, Glenn Grade: 7
The Weiss School, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Project Title: Got Milk? Prevalence of Aflatoxin M1, β-Lactams, Sulfamethazine, and Tetracycline in South Florida Consumer Milk

Gross, Danika Grade: 7
Gross Home School, Tucson, Arizona
Project Title: Can Light Magnification and Infrared Filtration Increase Solar Cell Output?

Gudavalli, Manasa Grade: 8
Coppell Middle School West, Coppell, Texas
Project Title: Molecular Tools: Pork Contamination

Gupta, Anshul Grade: 6
Brywood Elementary School, Irvine, California
Project Title: The Gauss Gun

Gupta, Arushi Grade: 8
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky
Project Title: Effects of Vegetable Catalase on Degradation of Hydrogen Peroxide; pH Effects

Gurnee, Corbin Grade: 6
Good Foundations Academy, Riverdale, Utah
Project Title: Irrigation Water Conservation

Habib, Arham Grade: 7
Diablo Vista Middle School, Danville, California
Project Title: Variation of Growth Between Genetically Modified and Non-Modified Plants

Habib, Mahnaz Grade: 8
Parkland Magnet Middle School, Rockville, Maryland
Project Title: Aspirin Synthesis: Organic Acids vs. Toxic Acids

Hafizka, Yashaan Grade: 7
Transfiguration Academy, Bergenfield, New Jersey
Project Title: Turning Mud Into Energy: A Microbial Fuel Cell

Hahn, Adeline Grade: 8
Fairfield Junior High, Fairfield, Montana
Project Title: Radiation and Ultraviolet Light in the Lower Atmosphere

Hammons, Nicholas Grade: 7
Parras Middle School, Redondo Beach, California
Project Title: Kitchen Synthesized Magnetite Nanocrystals for Removing Arsenic from Water

Hanson, Olivia Grade: 8
The Madeleine Choir School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Title: Effects of Rhizobia Inoculation on Early Plant Growth

Hartmus, Jessica Grade: 7
Huntington Catholic School, Huntington, Indiana
Project Title: Untouchable Music: A Study of the Theremin

Hartz, Heather Grade: 8
Johnson Middle School, Melbourne, Florida
Project Title: How Much Pollution Can Oysters Remove from Our Rivers?

Hawley, Bennett Grade: 8
Central Middle School, Greenwich, Connecticut
Project Title: Substitution of Metals in a Seawater Battery Cell to Increase Energy Efficiency

Hedman, Lauren Grade: 7
Calvin Christian School, Edina, Minnesota
Project Title: The Effect of NaCl on Grass Seed Germination

Helmy, Jad Grade: 6
Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, Florida
Project Title: Alzimio: A Mobile App for Dementia and Autism Patients

Herbst, Hannah Grade: 8
A.D. Henderson University Lab School, Boca Raton, Florida
Project Title: The Development of a Novel Ocean Energy Probe to Combat the Global Energy Crisis

Herrick, Catherine Grade: 8
Saint Rose of Lima School, Newtown, Connecticut
Project Title: An Investigation of the Ingestion of Microscopic Plastic Particles by the Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis

Hill, Anthony Grade: 6
Challenger School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Title: My Bed is Better Than Yours: The Effect of Different Growth Media Beds on the Plant Growth in Aquaponics

Hill, Caylee Grade: 8
Murdock Middle School, Port Charlotte, Florida
Project Title: A Comparison of Alkaloids from the Vinca Species Grown in Different Locations

Hively, Charlotte Grade: 6
Urbana Middle School, Urbana, Maryland
Project Title: Thermoelectric Coolers: The Next Power Source For Space

Horton, Krystal Grade: 8
Western Center Academy, Hemet, California
Project Title: Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification to Detect Huanglongbing Infections

Hou, Joshua Grade: 6
Little Oak Middle School, Slidell, Louisiana
Project Title: Starting From "Scratch"

Hudson, Kaygen Grade: 7
Memorial Middle School, Conyers, Georgia
Project Title: Sustainable Energy Efficiency

Huitt, Joseph Grade: 8
Notre Dame Catholic School, Chico, California
Project Title: Honey! Where is all the Honey? The Effect of Stored Pollen on Honey Production

Humphrey, Ana Grade: 8
George Washington Middle School, Alexandria, Virginia
Project Title: The Digital Identification of Bacteria Colony Forming Units through MATlab

Insalaco, Amanda Grade: 8
Spanish Fork Junior High, Spanish Fork, Utah
Project Title: Say the Color

Iyer, Devrath Grade: 7
BASIS Chandler, Chandler, Arizona
Project Title: Green Machine - Using a Photobioreactor to Grow Algae

Iyer, Varsha Grade: 7
Franklin Middle School, Springfield, Illinois
Project Title: Power Up

Jaffe, Maya Grade: 8
The Pegasus School, Huntington Beach, California
Project Title: The Addition of Lysine to Strawberry Plants and the Effect on Drought Resistance

Jain, Arjun Grade: 7
Meadow Park Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: Remediation of Flame Retardant Pollution during Wastewater Treatment Process

Jain, Rithik Grade: 7
Challenger School, Sunnyvale, California
Project Title: Bang for Your Buck - The Effect of the Type of Fuel on Energy Content

Jayram, Diya Grade: 7
Walter C. Young School, Pembroke Pines, Florida
Project Title: Gaitmate - A Sensor-Based, In-Shoe-Wearable for Detecting Gait Disorders and Patterns in Senior Citizens

Jessen, Dylan Grade: 7
American Academy, Castle Pines, Colorado
Project Title: The Effect of Voltage Vacuum and Anode Material on Electron Acceleration

Jones, Cameron Grade: 8
Corte Madera School, Portola Valley, California
Project Title: Carbands: Flexible High-Strain Biometric Sensors from Carbon Infused Elastic Bands

Kadakia, Rhea Grade: 8
Springhouse Middle School, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Harvesting Energy from Piezoelectric Material

Kaminsky, Taylor Grade: 7
Alice B. Landrum Middle School, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Project Title: The Disruption of Circadian Rhythms in Ocimum Basilicum L, Paralleling the Human Response

Kamtekar, Saey Grade: 8
Challenger School, Lehi, Utah
Project Title: Toxicity of Soil in Utah

Kanuganti, Aksheta Grade: 7
Carrollwood Day School, Tampa, Florida
Project Title: The Effect of Different Solutions to Decrease the Amount of Bacteria in P-traps/Sink Drains

Kanuparthy, Srikur Grade: 8
Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky
Project Title: Improving the Mersenne Twister through Sound Frequency Analysis

Kapadia, Krish Grade: 8
The Harker School, San Jose, California
Project Title: Determining the Efficacy of Different Methods to Assess the Level of Dehydration Using Human Saliva

Kazmi, Shaheer Grade: 8
Winston Park K-8 Center, Miami, Florida
Project Title: Biofuel Briquette

Kemp, Alyssa Grade: 8
Valley-Edinburg School, Edinburg, North Dakota
Project Title: How a River Runs - A Study of Channelization

Kennedy, Emma Grade: 8
Homeschool, Blacksburg, Virginia
Project Title: Take a Knee: Strength Imbalance and Knee Injuries in Female Athletes

Khan, Zainab Grade: 7
Islamic School of Irving, Bedford, Texas
Project Title: na-NO more Oil Spills: Using Nanotechnology to Clean Up Oil Spills

Khurana, Shreeya Grade: 7
Takoma Park Middle School, Silver Spring, Maryland
Project Title: Measuring Light Pollution in My Neighborhood: Determining the Effect of Lighting Schemes on Light Trespass, and the Effect of Different Locations on Skyglow and Visibility of Stars

Killoran, Ava Grade: 8
Pacific Union Elementary School, Arcata, California
Project Title: New Wind Turbine Blade Design Improves Turbine Output Compared to Standard Airfoil Models

Kim, Elise Grade: 7
Ecker Hill Middle School, Park City, Utah
Project Title: The Science of Bioplastic

Kim-Sherman, Jacob Grade: 8
Goleta Valley Junior High, Goleta, California
Project Title: Effects of Inaudible Sounds on Memory Performance

Kinsey, Elizabeth Grade: 8
Charles P. Murray Middle School, Wilmington, North Carolina
Project Title: Water Pollution and the Eastern Oyster: A Study of Juvenile Crassostrea virginica

Kojima, Kotaro Grade: 8
Broadway Creek Homeschool Academy, Medina, Ohio
Project Title: Water Bubbles That Reduce Emissions: In Situ Ultrasonic Cavitation Technology for Diesel/Biodiesel Combustion

Kong, Caleb Grade: 8
Ames Middle School, Ames, Iowa
Project Title: The Efficiency of Passive Solar Heating

Kouassi, Joshua Grade: 8
Julia Renolds Masterman School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Last Mutant Standing

Krishna, Arjun Grade: 8
Fulbright Junior High School, Bentonville, Arkansas
Project Title: The Effect of Nanoparticle Protectant Coating on the Efficiency of a Solar Panel

Kumar, Medha Grade: 7
Meadow Park Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: Can Dead Leaves Save Trees?

Kwon, Yoonji Grade: 7
Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Fresno, California
Project Title: How Particulate Matter Concentrations Vary by Location and by Combustion

Lakshmanan, Varun Grade: 8
Murray Middle School, Stuart, Florida
Project Title: LEMON VS LEAD: A Study on the Phyto-Extraction Properties of Brassica juncea

Land, Andrew Grade: 7
Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, California
Project Title: Newton and Arduino Loop the Loop: Development of an Inertial Navigation System for Model Aircraft

Lankford, William Grade: 6
Dunbar Middle School, Lynchburg, Virginia
Project Title: The Competitive Advantage of Corked Bats

Lawton, Gaea Grade: 8
University Scholars, AIC, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Reduction of Microbial Growth on Silver-Treated Films: Potential Application for Handheld Devices

Lazorik, Olivia Grade: 7
Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Florida
Project Title: The Effect of a Diet Infused with Bacillus subtilis and Garlic Extract in the Growth and Heath of Hippocampus erectus

Le, Jacqueline Grade: 8
Memorial Middle School, Conyers, Georgia
Project Title: The Manipulation of PHA Polymers in the Production of Bioplastics

Leheste, Paul Grade: 8
Rocky Point Middle School, Rocky Point, New York
Project Title: Shock Avoidance Conditioning and Extra-Cranial Memory Storage in the Flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea

Levy, Ethan Grade: 7
Aventura Waterways K-8 School, Miami, Florida
Project Title: Comparing Stent Geometry in Blood Flow Rate of Curved Coronary Artery Stenosis

Li, Lauren Grade: 8
Meadow Park Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: An Automatic Irrigation System Based on Soil Conductivity

Limanek, Elliot Grade: 8
Christ the King School, Burlington, Vermont
Project Title: Capture the Rays

Lin, Yanan Grade: 7
Lincoln Park Academy, Fort Pierce, Florida
Project Title: Will Yeast Positively Affect HLB Induced Starch?

Lin, Jennifer Grade: 8
T. H. Rogers Education Center, Houston, Texas
Project Title: Fighting Breast Cancer Using Anthrax Toxin

Lindsay, Mikayla Grade: 7
Okaloosa STEMM Academy, Valparaiso, Florida
Project Title: Force Field Fact or Fiction

Lingel, Hayden Grade: 7
St. Vincent de Paul School, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Project Title: Hydropower

Liu, Emily Grade: 8
Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Project Title: A Sticky Situation -- Which Glue is Strongest?

Liu, Benjamin Grade: 8
Dana Middle School, Arcadia, California
Project Title: A Novel Spiral Microfluidic Device for Urinalysis

Liu, Bryant Grade: 8
Rocky Point Middle School, Rocky Point, New York
Project Title: Effects of Pretreatment on the Release of Simple Sugars from Plant Fallen Leaves

Long, Luke Grade: 8
Canterbury School, Fort Myers, Florida
Project Title: Watts in the Mud? The Use of Substrates in a Microbial Fuel Cell for Increased Electrical Output from Anaerobic Bacteria

Lyon, Jared Grade: 7
Stratford Middle School, San Jose, CA, San Jose, California
Project Title: The Effects of Parachute Canopy Shape and Apex Venting on Parachute Performance

MacGuire, Mary Grade: 8
St. Anthony's Tri-Parish Catholic School, Casper, Wyoming
Project Title: Terraforming the Martian Environment With Extremophiles

Makkad, Anoushka Grade: 6
The Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, Missouri
Project Title: Influence of Different Musical Genres and Personal Preferences on the Alpha, Theta and Beta Waves of the Adolescent Brain

McCauley, David Grade: 7
McCauley Homeschool, Tucson, Arizona
Project Title: Wind-Borne Speed

Mehta, Neel Grade: 8
Holicong Middle School, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Go Green! Go Natural!

Mellen, Sebastian Grade: 8
Mt. Everest Academy, San Diego, California
Project Title: MathSuite: An Innovative Android App that Makes Dreaded Calculations FUN! Published on Google Play!

Mellone, Anthony Grade: 7
Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: Splitting Water: Finding the Most Efficient Electrolyte for Hydrogen Production

Memon, Rehman Grade: 7
Harmony Science Academy West Houston, Katy, Texas
Project Title: Stray Current Mitigation in Light Rail DC Systems

Menezes, Naya Grade: 8
Thurgood Marshall Middle School, San Diego, California
Project Title: Effective Headgear in Soccer

Mewborn, Kacey Grade: 8
Lakeland Christian School, Lakeland, Florida
Project Title: Investigating Asian Citrus Psyllids

Michaluk, Sonja Grade: 7
Timberlane Middle School, Pennington, New Jersey
Project Title: Stream Health Variation Within a Delimited Geography: Comparison within Stony Brook and among Local Streams

Michelutti, Catherine Grade: 8
St.Paul's Academy, Bellingham, Washington
Project Title: Energy: Leaf It to the Plants

Mills, Evan Grade: 7
Acadamy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Project Title: PEAPAS

Mital, Rohit Grade: 7
Indus Center for Academic Excellence, Lathrup Village, Michigan
Project Title: Using Geometry to Protect the Environment and Save Lives

Mittal, Rajat Grade: 8
Margaret Mead Junior High School, Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Project Title: Comparing Self-Similar Images Within the Mandelbrot Set

Moore, Elizabeth Grade: 6
Winburn Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky
Project Title: Go With the Flow: Hydroelectric Potential

Mukherji, Devarshi Grade: 6
Indus Center for Academic Excellence, Lathrup Village, Michigan
Project Title: Discovering Exoplanets Using the Kepler Space Telescope

Muralidhar, Kavya Grade: 7
Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: GROW ME CRAZY The Effects of Biofarming

Murugesan, Rakesh Grade: 8
Ann Simpson Davis Middle School, Dublin, Ohio
Project Title: STAT3 Inhibition Increases Effectiveness of Chemotherapy on Ovarian Cancer Cells

Muthukumar, Akila Grade: 8
Coppell Middle School West, Coppell, Texas
Project Title: Molecular Tools: Pork Contamination

Naiknaware, Anushka Grade: 6
Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: Synthesis of Graphene Sheets on a Polytetrafluoroethlene Substrate

Nair, Divya Grade: 7
Challenger School, San Jose, California
Project Title: The Effect of Genetically Modified Crops on their Sugar Content

Nair, Shabarish Grade: 7
Roberto Clemente Middle School, Germantown, Maryland
Project Title: Impact of Environmental Pollutants on the pH and the Amount of Bacteria in the Soil

Nangle, Cole Grade: 7
Memorial Middle School, Conyers, Georgia
Project Title: Sustainable Energy Efficiency

Narain, Saurabh Grade: 8
Hopkins Junior High School, Fremont, California
Project Title: Generating Electricity Using a Toy Spinner

Narasimhan, Shifra Grade: 8
Athens Middle School, Athens, Ohio
Project Title: Shedding Light on Molecular Interactions

Narayanan, Harshita Grade: 8
Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: Saving the Planet Earth- The Fueled Battle Between Biofuels

Nazareth, Michelle Grade: 6
Evergreen Elementary School, San Jose, California
Project Title: Inhaler Inhibitors? Comparing Steroid and Non Steroid Asthmatic Treatment on the Growth of Drosophila Melanogaster

Ohri, Nidhi Grade: 8
Jackson Heights Middle School, Oviedo, Florida
Project Title: Clean Renewable Energy Source of the Future: Splitting Water (into H2 and O2) Year 2

O'Neal, Isaiah Grade: 8
Portola Highly Gifted Magnet School, Tarzana, California
Project Title: Plant Electrophysiology Investigating Trigger Hairs: How Does Stimulation of Trigger Hairs Affect the Generation of Action Potentials in a B52 Venus Flytrap?

Oorlog, Kalena Grade: 8
Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies, Mesa, Arizona
Project Title: Click and Treatment

Opalach, Jacquelyn Grade: 8
Sunny Brae Middle School, Arcata, California
Project Title: The Accuracy of the Current Method Used to Measure Radial Growth Rate on Trees

Orcutt, Victoria Grade: 7
Liza Jackson Preparatory School, Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Project Title: SOS - Save Our Sand - A Study In Beach Erosion Prevention

Ortiz, Nikolai Grade: 6
Seashore Middle Academy, Corpus Christi, Texas
Project Title: What's In Your Water? The Answer May Be Heavier Than You Think!

Ortiz, Tatiana Grade: 8
Seashore Middle Academy, Corpus Christi, Texas
Project Title: Sharks In The Operating Room: Can They Save Your Hide?

Ostojic, Annie Grade: 7
Wilbur Wright Middle School, Munster, Indiana
Project Title: A Novel Microwave Cavity Design Using Cylindrical Parabolic Reflectors to Optimize Energy Efficiency

Parikh, Priyanka Grade: 8
Blackmon Road Middle School, Columbus, Georgia
Project Title: An Answer to Cancer: A Study Evaluating the Effects of Phytochemicals on Prostate Cancer Cells

Patel, Dhenu Grade: 8
Maclay School, Tallahassee, Florida
Project Title: Does BPA Affect the Vegetative Propagation in Plectranthus scutellarioides?

Pathapati, Nikhita Grade: 8
Keystone School, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title: The Effects of Allium sativum on Leaf Spot Disease caused by Alternaria alternata in Wisconsin Fast Plants

Patil, Aarushi Grade: 8
Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, Charlotte, North Carolina
Project Title: Health Smart Food: Naturally Lowering Cholesterol in Foods with Power of Enzymes

Patnaik, Ritik Grade: 8
Hendrick Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: 2-Gether We Make Football

Pelham, Andrew Grade: 7
Meigs Academic Magnet Middle Prep School, Nashville, Tennessee
Project Title: The Effect of Folding on Expansion Rate in a Water Actuated Origami Mechanism

Peng, Helen Grade: 8
Armstrong Middle School, Starkville, Mississippi
Project Title: Solar Disinfection: The Effects of Backing Materials on SODIS

Perez, Nicholas Grade: 7
St. Edward School, Corona, California
Project Title: Saving the Lives of Wildland Firefighters with a Hydrated Polyacrylate Fire Shelter

Pettenger-Willey, Camryn Grade: 7
Inza R. Wood Middle School, Wilsonville, Oregon
Project Title: Placement of a Sound-making Device on a Wind Turbine to Repel Bats

Pillarisetti, Lekha Grade: 8
Windemere Ranch Middle School, San Ramon, California
Project Title: Impact of Plants Grown from Genetically Modified Seeds on Soil Fertility and Water Use

Pinkhassik, Lydia Grade: 8
Charles E. Brown Middle School, Newton, Massachusetts
Project Title: Paper-Based Printed Nanosensors

Pinkhassik, Timothy Grade: 6
Charles E. Brown Middle School, Newton, Massachusetts
Project Title: Paper-Based Printed Nanosensors

Pope, Alexander Grade: 8
Brown Barge Middle School, Pensacola, Florida
Project Title: Can You Get Your Transistors In Line?

Prasanna, Rahul Grade: 7
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, Melbourne, Florida
Project Title: Biochemical Warfare

Prchal, Anna Grade: 8
New Prague Middle School, New Prague, Minnesota
Project Title: An Analysis of the Efficiency and Qualitative Properties of Ethanol, Kerosene, and Homemade Biodiesel

Pyle, Michael Grade: 8
Green Cove Springs Junior High, Green Cove Springs, Florida
Project Title: Solar Solutions

Qin, Michelle Grade: 8
La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, California
Project Title: The Art of Praise

Ragula, Kanishka Grade: 8
Reid School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Title: A Hydraulic Solar Tracking System for Improving the Efficiency of Solar Panels

Ramachandran, Shreya Grade: 6
Stratford Middle School - Fremont Campus, Fremont, California
Project Title: The Effect of Soap Nut Grey Water on the Environment (Aquatic)

Ranade, Vineet Grade: 6
Stratford Middle School, Santa Clara Pomeroy Campus, Santa Clara, California
Project Title: The Sweet Spot

Ranjan, Rashi Grade: 7
Challenger Almaden School, San Jose, California
Project Title: Infant Car Alert System

Rathinasabapathi, Brindha Grade: 7
Abraham Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, Florida
Project Title: Arsenic in Rice: Can Rinsing Rice in Water Reduce Iron as well as Arsenic?

Reeves, Phillip Grade: 8
Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Arlington, Virginia
Project Title: The Effect of Food Additives on the Growth and Gut Flora of Tenebrio molitor

Rehan, Aadil Grade: 8
The Rhoades School, Encinitas, California
Project Title: Avocado "Root Rot": Finding a Novel Approach to Combatting Phytophthora cinnamomi

Reynolds, Artemas Grade: 8
Bellbrook Middle School, Bellbrook, Ohio
Project Title: Investigating How Well Chemical and Natural Disinfectants Inhibit Bacteria Growth

Roades, Sean Grade: 8
Douglas MacArthur Junior High School, Jonesboro, Arkansas
Project Title: Winds of Change: Do Offshore Wind Turbine Farms Reduce Hurricane Wind Speeds?

Roberts, Madeleine Grade: 7
Christ Classical Academy, Tallahassee, Florida
Project Title: Blue Skies and Sunshine: What Weather Conditions Produce the Most Solar Power and Can Power Intake Be Predicted?

Saklecha, Anjay Grade: 8
The Harker Middle School, San Jose, California
Project Title: Determining the Efficacy of Different Methods to Assess the Level of Dehydration Using Human Saliva

Sanghvi, Milan Grade: 8
The Rhodes School, Encinitas, California
Project Title: Investigating the Novel Use of Carbon Aerogel for Water Treatment

Santhanam, Harsha Grade: 8
Arcola Intermediate School, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Project Title: Tread Carefully: An Ultrasonic Tread Depth Gauge

Sarkisian, Rebecca Grade: 8
St. Mary's Catholic School, Mansfield, Massachusetts
Project Title: The Effect of Reflection and Refraction of Sunlight on the Efficiency of Solar Modules

Satterwhite, Sayre Grade: 7
Ames Middle School, Ames, Iowa
Project Title: Harmonic Waves

Savage, Kathryn Grade: 8
Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences, Sarasota, Florida
Project Title: The Cure for Alzheimers?

Saxena, Eshika Grade: 8
Odle Middle School, Bellevue, Washington
Project Title: Harvesting Energy from the Human Body to Power Wearable Electronic, Medical & Fitness Devices

Schaunaman, Majesta Grade: 7
St.Marys School, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
Project Title: The Effects of Disc Depth on Distance, Velocity and Rotation

Schwickert, Marvin Grade: 7
Basis Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona
Project Title: Cool Solar Energy

Seevers, Rachel Grade: 8
Beaumont Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky
Project Title: Aircraft Wing-Tip Drag Reduction Through Ground Effect Simulation

Semerdjiev, Anton Grade: 6
Brywood Elementary School, Irvine, California
Project Title: The Photovoltaic Effect

Seshadri, Mukund Grade: 8
Village Academy, Powell, Ohio
Project Title: Phytoremediation of Copper Using Brassica juncea

Shankar, Adyant Grade: 7
Academy of Notre Dame, Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Project Title: PEAPAS (Personal Eco-friendly Affordable Purified Air System)

Sharma, Siya Grade: 7
Magnolia Science Academy Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California
Project Title: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells vs. Silicon Based Solar Cells: Which One is More Efficient?

Sih, Nathaniel Grade: 6
Bonita Canyon Elementary, Irvine, California
Project Title: Fat Top or Fat Bottom

Silva, Noeleen Grade: 6
Keolu Elementary School, Kailua, Hawaii
Project Title: What is the Most Effective Way to have Drivers Obey the Speed Limit?

Singhani, Anish Grade: 7
Diablo Vista Middle School, Danville, California
Project Title: Easy to Use Wireless Solution for Disabled People to Control Wheelchair and a Virtual Keyboard using Brainwaves

Slusarewicz, Megan Grade: 8
Winburn Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky
Project Title: Number 2 is Number One: Isolating Parasite Eggs from Equine Feces Using Magnetic Beads

Smith, Anna Grade: 7
Homeschool, Radford, Virginia
Project Title: Sails, Scales, and Indoor Gales

Snell, Andrew Grade: 8
Christ the King School, Burlington, Vermont
Project Title: Capture the Rays

Sohn, Joshua Grade: 8
Jeffrey Trail Middle School, Irvine, California
Project Title: The Effect of Fencing on the Knee

Somawardana, Ashara Grade: 8
BASIS School of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title: Can Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Plant be used in Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease by Inhibiting Acetyl-Choline Esterase (AchE) Enzyme Activity?

Sparber, Lauren Grade: 8
Kaneland Harter Middle School, Sugar Grove, Illinois
Project Title: How to Save a Life

Starring, Zachary Grade: 6
Weilenmann School of Discovery, Park City, Utah
Project Title: On the Wing Position of Gliders

Steckart, Chloe Blue Grade: 8
St. Timothy School, Los Angeles, California
Project Title: The Degradation of Ascorbic Acid: Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation, Convection, and Time (Oh Say Can You See...Vitamin C!)

Strand, Katherine Grade: 8
Wester Middle School, Frisco, Texas
Project Title: Let's Wing It

Strich, Elli Sol Grade: 8
Algonquin Middle School, Averill Park, New York
Project Title: Prototype of International Germ Prevention Hand Washing Detection System

Sun, Melinda Grade: 8
Highland Park Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: Why Don't Whales Die of Cancer?

Suresh, Sriyaa Grade: 8
Springhouse Middle School, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Project Title: The Effect of Third Hand Cigarette Smoke on the Geotaxis and Oviposition in Drosophila melanogaster

Taboada, Catherine Grade: 6
BASIS San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Project Title: Experimental Study of the Law of Conservation of Energy using a Thermo-Electric Bolometer

Tarrillo, Deegan Grade: 7
Delaura Middle School, Satellite Beach, Florida
Project Title: Communication Protocol: Self-driving Vehicles at Intersections

Thuen, Johan Grade: 6
Sierra Madre Middle School, Sierra Madre, California
Project Title: Lights from the Sea: How Do Light/Dark Cycles Affect Bioluminescence

Tomar, Yajur Grade: 8
Gale Ranch Middle School, San Ramon, California
Project Title: The Effect of Genetic Modification on Plant Resistance to Heavy Metals

Toonder, Madison Grade: 8
Florida Virtual School, St. Augustine, Florida
Project Title: The Effect of Sunblock Nanoparticles of Zinc Oxide and Micronized Sunscreen Chemicals on the Ability of the Bivalve Mollusk to Filter Bay Water

Tumma, Neehal Grade: 8
Fort Gratiot Middle School, Fort Gratiot, Michigan
Project Title: Testing the Effectiveness of Bacteriophages' Antimicrobial Properties in Conjunction with an Antibiotic

van Woesik, Liana Grade: 7
Herbert C. Hoover Middle School, Indialantic, Florida
Project Title: SOS: Stabilize our Sand Dunes - Does Seaweed affect the growth of Beach Elder?

Vavilala, Lahari Grade: 8
Novi Middle School, Novi, Michigan
Project Title: Generating Voltage With Bi-Metal Couples

Villa-Forte, Leonardo Grade: 8
St. Dominic School, Shaker Heights, Ohio
Project Title: The Electromagnetism of Various Solenoidal Cores at Different Humidities

Vincoff, Sophie Grade: 8
Manhasset Middle School, Manhasset, New York
Project Title: The Effect of Mycorrhizae on Brassica rapa Contaminated with Lead Nitrate

Vogel, Max Grade: 7
Oak-Land Jr. High School, Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Project Title: Got Gas: Does Ethanol Live up to its Reputation as a Clean Burning Energy Efficient Fuel Additive?

Vohra, Shivam Grade: 7
Memorial Middle School, Conyers, Georgia
Project Title: Sustainable Energy Efficiency

Waddell, Natasha Grade: 6
Dodge Magnet Middle School, Tucson, Arizona
Project Title: Nuts For Energy

Wagner, Griffin Grade: 7
Storm Grove Middle School, Vero Beach, Florida
Project Title: Can a Laser Measure Sweetness?

Waheed, Zeynep Grade: 7
Aventura Waterways K-8 Center, Miami, Florida
Project Title: Tidal Energy Generators: Submerged Stationary Turbines vs Dynamic Turbines

Wang, Natalie Grade: 7
ACCESS Academy, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: Effectiveness of Antibacterial Soaps vs. Regular Soaps and Potential Resistance Caused by Antibacterial Soaps

Warden, Hailey Grade: 7
J.E. Cosgriff Memorial School, Salt Lake City, Utah
Project Title: Swimming in the Fast Lane

Weber, Sean Grade: 8
Sequim Middle School, Sequim, Washington
Project Title: Designing a Luminosity Meter to Detect Toxins Using Bioluminescence

Weiss, Sean Grade: 8
Talbert Middle School, Huntington Beach, California
Project Title: From Waste to Watts

Welch, Natalie Grade: 8
Island Pacific Academy, Kapolei, Hawaii
Project Title: Digital Interisland Solar Communication

White, Natalie Grade: 7
Clovis Online School, Clovis, California
Project Title: Measurement of Cosmic Rays in the Earth's Stratosphere

White, Sean Grade: 7
Wind River Middle School, Pavillion, Wyoming
Project Title: Fighting Fungus: The Effects of Antifungal Medicines on Yeast

Wilcox, Bryn Grade: 8
Hilo Intermediate School, Hilo, Hawaii
Project Title: Beat the Heat: Modeling, Measuring, and Mitigating the Urban Heat Island Effect

Wilson, Olivia Grade: 8
Michael E Smith Middle School, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Project Title: Clean the Green: Testing Fresh Water Mussels' Bio-Filtration Effects on Algae Blooms

Wisoff, Jeffrey Grade: 7
The Quarry Lane School, Dublin, California
Project Title: Engineering Prototype Obstacle Alert System to Aid the Elderly and Vision Impaired

Yang, Elaine Grade: 8
Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: Preventing Child Vehicular Heat Stroke Deaths

Yang, Emma Grade: 8
Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: The Use of Phytoremediation with Strontium for the Mitigation of Radioactive Fallout

Yang, Kerui Grade: 7
Valley View Middle School, Edina, Minnesota
Project Title: How Icing on Wind Turbine Blades Affects Power Generation

Yu, Jessica Grade: 8
Highland Park Middle School - SUMMA, Beaverton, Oregon
Project Title: No Child Left Behind - A Novel System to Prevent Vehicular Hyperthermia in Children

Yue, David Grade: 8
Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas
Project Title: Stereoscopic Three-Dimensional X-ray Reconstruction Processing and its Application to Cancer Prevention

Zaman, Anusha Grade: 8
Glasgow Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Project Title: Betel Leaf and Gutkha Up Regulate Detoxification Genes

Zangi, Sara Grade: 8
Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Project Title: A Sticky Situation - Which Glue is the Strongest?

Zhang, Annie Grade: 7
Diablo Vista, Danville, California
Project Title: Variation of Growth Between Genetically Modified and Non-Modified Plants

Zhang, Jacqueline Grade: 8
Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Project Title: Influence of Genetically Modified Papaya on the Development of Diabetes Using the Drosophila melanogaster

Zhang, Jennifer Grade: 8
Lisa Academy West, Little Rock, Arkansas
Project Title: A New Flu Drug?

Zheng, Callie Grade: 7
Lincoln Park Academy, Fort Pierce, Florida
Project Title: Will Yeast Positively Affect Chlorophyll Rates in HLB Affected Grapefruit Plants?

Zhou, Sophia Grade: 8
Dutch Fork Middle School, Irmo, South Carolina
Project Title: Can the Anomaly of Cell/Nucleus Size Determine Cancer?

Zimmerli, Nicole Grade: 8
St. Albert the Great Elementary School, North Royalton, Ohio
Project Title: Spotted Sun

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