Germs, Juicy Fruit and ‘Eggsplosion’
VAIL – Sixty-two seventh and eighth grade students participated in Vail Mountain School’s annual Science Fair on Monday.
Under the watchful eye of science teachers Brett Falk and Carrie Curtis, students of the East Vail private school were judged for their research, data, conclusions, visual displays and oral presentations. Awards were given in four categories: best display, most original, most scientific and best overall.
Best display7th grade: Christian Julin – “The Germinator, The Mouth Germ Terminator”8th grade: Betsy Batts – “Juicy Fruit”Most original 7th grade: Maggie Sherman – “Eggsplosion”8th grade: Brigitta Gehl – “Designer Genes”Most scientific7th grade: Kaytlyn Samuelson – “What Are You Feeding Your Lawn?”8th grade: Hilarie Bellis – “Drink Hard”Best Overall7th grade: Amelia Ortiz – “How Fast Can You Retrain Your Brain?”8th grade: Holly Domke – “Bye-Bye to Dry!”
The winners of the most scientific and best overall categories have advanced to the Colorado-Wyoming Junior Academy of Science, a state competition that takes place in April at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Vail, Colorado