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2013 CSEF Finalists

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Loretta Avis Do All Household Substances From Crystals? Junior Chemistry Trinidad Middle School
Cassandra Blew A-Mazing-Robots Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences La Veta Elementary School
Nate Copley & Nevaeh Duarte-Fisher Ice Benders Junior Physics La Junta Intermediate School
Devon Enke Mycoremediation: A Solution to Runoff Pollution Senior Environmental Sciences Fowler Junior High School
Blake Filkins & Alyssa Pedri Wireless Robotics Senior Engineering Primero School
Mitchell Fosdick Isolation of Naturally Occurring Algae for Biofuel Production Junior Energy & Transportation Fowler Junior High School
Bethany Hibbs Does Height Affect Impact? Senior Physics Pioneer Christian School
Caitlyn Lancaster & Johnny Cordova Erosion Explosion Junior Environmental Sciences Jefferson Intermediate School
Jeannette Lehr Do Magazines in Doctor's Offices Act As Formites? Junior Microbiology La Veta Jr/Sr School
Elizabeth Manfredi Wild Horse Hoof vs. Domestic Horse Hoof Senior Animal Sciences Hoehne High School
Kaitlyn Mantelli, Jeanna Pedri & RoxAnn Quezada Caffeine: Speed Up or Slow Down? Senior Medicine & Health Primero School
Zariah Mason Mind Games Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Branson School
Ashley McCay & Olivia Cordova Can You Dig It? Senior Plant Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr School
Triston Mendoza-Werner Wheat Growage Junior Plant Sciences Junior Plant Sciences
Janet Olaleye The Feeding of Giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches Junior Animal Sciences La Junta Intermediate School
Michael Papadopolous What is the Best Packing Material? Junior Physics Trinidad Middle School
Colton Shannon Artificial Light vs. Natural Light Senior Engineering Trinidad High School
Tucker Shrout & Vinny Ozzello Flood Prevention Senior Engineering La Veta Jr/Sr High School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Niko Alexenko Affects of Hydroponic Gardening Junior Plant Sciences Louisville Middle School
Emma Carter Cell Phone Safety Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Boulder Country Day School
Michael Chen The Effects of Operating Conditions on Gas Transport Mechanisms through SAPO-34 Zeolite Membranes Senior Chemistry Fairview High School
Logan Collins Testing Artificial Genes Designed to Inhibit the Growth of E. coli As an Alternative to Traditional Antibiotics Senior Microbiology Fairview High School
Leah Fattor Is Your Guitar Too Hot To Handle? Junior Physics Summit Charter Middle School
Natalie Griffin Inhibitory Bacteria of the Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Senior Animal Sciences Fairview High School
Cole Hugelmeyer Discretization of Infinite Dimensional Geodesics Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Boulder High School
Cameron Keel Investigating Genetically Modified Foods Junior Chemistry Summit Charter Middle School
Kai Kloepfer Biometric Electromechanical Firearm Safety Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Duncan Lester Dim the Lights to Keep Food Nice Junior Medicine & Health Summit Charter Middle School
Will McCloskey & Tristan Smith SAAPBR: Semi-automated Algae Photo Bio Reactor Junior Energy & Transportation Flagstaff Academy
Ilse Meiler CSI: Liquid Lie Senior Physics Peak to Peak Charter School
Emily Nicol Slurry Fury Junior Environmental Sciences Louisville Middle School
Riley Rodenburg & Justin Rodenburg Prolonging the Service Life of Lithium Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles (EV) Using Double Layer Capacitors (EDLC) Senior Energy & Transportation Peak to Peak Charter School
Evan Savage Artificial Selection of Microalgae Using Heat Stress: Improving Algae Biodiesel Junior Energy & Transportation Boulder Country Day School
Tal Sneh Starch Polystyrene: The Bigger Bead the Better? Junior Energy & Transportation Summit Charter Middle School
Hope Weinstein Zero Valent Iron Nanoparticle Embedded Polyethersulfone Membranes for Water Filtration and Remediation Senior Environmental Sciences Fairview High School
Peter Woodham Molybdenum Disulfide as a Catalyst in Hydrogen Fuel Cells Junior Chemistry Summit Charter Middle School
Lawrence Zhang miRNA and Cancer - Phase II: Constructing a Bidirectional Cassette to Identify miRNA Regulators Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Julia Baroth Does "Joe" Help Plants Grow? Junior Plant Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Ben Bleichrodt Don't Rock the Boat Junior Energy & Transportation West Jefferson Middle School
Karenna Bol, Jacqueline Guerra & Claire Fielder Bioremediation Hydrocarbons Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Michael Brady A Microbial Fuel Cell for People without Direct Access to Electricity Senior Energy & Transportation Cherry Creek High School
Nicholas Holland Magnetized! Junior Physics Bromley East Charter School
Julia Jackson Ashes, Ashes, Will We All Grow? Junior Plant Sciences Notre Dame Catholic School
Johann Kailey-Steiner Rocker Design Part 3: Exploring How Vortex Generators Affect Boundary Layer Airflow Junior Engineering Grant Beacon Middle School
Hannah Keller The Effects of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers on Soil Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Bu Sun Kim Differences in Auditory Discrimination of Bilinguals Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Apoorva Krishnan Effect of Dietary Habits and Environmental Conditions on Health Factors in Golden Retrievers Senior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Vishal Krishnan Validation of Microfluidic-based Platelet Rolling Assay to Characterize Von Willebrand Disease Phenotypes Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Aditya Kumar How Heat Affects Wood Glue Junior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Ju Young Kwag The Effect of N-P-K Ratio on the Growth Percentage of Anabaena Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Nidesh Lamichhane, Ji Hoon Park & Matthew Winchester Analysis of Aldehyde Dehygrogenase Functionality and Evolutionary History Senior Microbiology Cherry Creek High School
Cody Laxon Testing Drafting Over Two Vehicles Senior Energy & Transportation Connection Academy
Ann-Claire Lin & Claire Neid Tricky Time: A Scientific Study in How Incentives Affect Time Perception Junior Behavior & Social Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Ellie Mackintosh Simply Mouthwatering Junior Medicine & Health Good Shepherd Catholic School
Neya Manavalan Reliable Testimony Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Alby Musaelian Up or Down: Investigating Decision Procedures Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Roger Nakagawa Laundering Money: The Effect of Different Methods for Sanitizing Microorganisms on Money Junior Microbiology Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
Jacob Presken Wicking and Drying of Various Textiles Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Rahul Ramesh Constructing a Microbial Desalination Fuel Cell to Generate Electricity from Anaerobic Wastewater Sludge and Reduce Conductivity of Salt Water Junior Energy & Transportation Cherry Creek Challenge School
Adan Ramos Target Designation vs. Color Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College
Olivia Sayer Beehive Propolis: The Effects of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester on Cancer Cell Proliferation and Its Complimentary Use with Chemotherapeutic Agents Senior Medicine & Health Warren Tech
Brendan Scott What's the Big Deal About Yeast? Senior Chemistry Warren Tech
Connor Sendel iPad Cases for Autism Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Melody Shellman Can Fracking Cause Earthquakes? Investigating the Possible Effects of Fracking Fluids on Earthquakes Junior Earth & Space Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Sean Smith Seeing Sound: A Study of Cymatics in Two Dimensions Junior Physics Cherry Creek Challenge School
Hari Sowrirajan Can Using Cyanobacteria Reduce CO2 Emissions from Cars? Junior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Avi Swartz An Attempted Polynomial Solution to an NP Problem Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Alison Weinberger Is Homeopathy More Than the Placebo? Assessing Homeopathic Principles Using a Male Fruit Fly Model Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Zachary Worthing Common Beverages and Tooth Decay Junior Chemistry Ben Franklin Academy
Jonathan Xu The Effect of Low Power Microwaves on Plant Growth Senior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek High School

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jayna Bell Battle of the Soaps Junior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Trey Boger Soil Solution Junior Plant Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Taryn Book Psycho-Cybernetics: Metal Imagery and Athletic Performance Connection Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Caitlyn Crisp The Lemon Effect Junior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Ryan Davis & David Rush Hot Headed Senior Environmental Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Heather Graham A Sticky Situation Junior Engineering Genoa-Hugo School
Jade Hasz The Effects of MgCL2, MgSO4, and Sand on Metal Senior Environmental Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Kaeli Humphrey The Effect of Eco-friendly or Conventional Dish Soaps on Lumbricus terrestris Population Senior Environmental Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Nicholas Knutson & Caid Smith Photos Go Green Junior Plant Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Aubrey Lindt What's the Best for the Mess? Junior Engineering Genoa-Hugo School
Jacob McClendon Take It or Leave It Junior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Brianna Nall Fashion vs. Fire: How Flammable Is Your Attire? Senior Chemistry Genoa-Hugo School
Kayleen Saffer The Scoop on Poop Junior Plant Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Taylor Saffer Too Much of a Good Thing? 2 Junior Plant Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Garrett Stegner The Mushroom Effect 2 Senior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Joe Stephen Batting Practice: Which Weighted Bat Drives the Ball Farther? Senior Physics Genoa-Hugo School

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Kaitlyn Carson The Effect of Class IV Laser on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus & Pseudomonas aeriginosa Junior Microbiology Preston Middle School
Jay Chandra Science of Music Junior Physics Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Miranda Coldren What Variables Affect Aggressive Behavior in Birds? Junior Animal Sciences Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School
Jessica Constant Computer Modeling VI: A Study Into Cloud Formation and the Effects on Particulate Scavenging Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Poudre High School
Kaitlyn Dumm Leaping Forward: A Comparison of Learning Using Virtual and Tradition Frog Dissection Methods Junior Behavioral Sciences Windsor Charter Academy
Ted Dumont Modified Body Mass Index: An Attempt to More Accurately Represent Health Risk with Regard to Weight Junior Medicine & Health Estes Park Middle School
Lauren Foerster Walking on Eggshells: Renewable Biocomposit Junior Engineering Blevins Middle School
Liam Fogerty & Cannon Braggs The Effects of Wind Power Senior Energy & Transportation Estes Park High School
Zander Graham Gaussian Cannon Junior Energy & Transportation Quest Academy
Adrianna Huebner How Do the Different Components of Grey Water Affect Plant Health and Growth? Junior Plant Sciences Blevins Middle School
Durango Jenkins What Structural Shape Will Endure the Stresses of a Natural Disaster the Best? Senior Engineering Union Colony Preparatory School
Jennifer Jones, Mason Anderson & Garret Anderson Air Today- Gone Tomorrow: A Comprehensive Study of the Effect of Hydraulic Fracturing on Air Quality Senior Environmental Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
A J Keever Bioplastic to Dye For Junior Chemistry Eaton Middle School
Mark McKenna Hot Rocks Junior Earth & Space Sciences St. John the Evangelist School
Nurul MohdReza Optimizing Energy Production through Wastewater Treatment: The Utilization of a Mediator-Less, Single Celled Microbial Fuel Cell Senior Energy & Transportation Union Colony Preparatory School
Marcus Padia The Front Range Perception on Wind Energy Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Rocky Mountain High School
Jocelyn Petersen Crystals Junior Chemistry Windsor Charter Academy
Faith Sears The Current Growing Conditions of and Effects of Growth Hormones on Corn/Wheat Senior Plant Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
Jamison White Golf Ball vs. Mathematics Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Blevins Middle School

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Danae Beauprez Wormy Maze Junior Animal Sciences Otis Elementary School
Chloe Bleak Effects of Crop Residue, Wind, Radiation and Temperatures on Surface Soil Water Evaporation Junior Earth & Space Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Brett Bostrom Automated Vision Tracking Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Cameron Crandall The Solar Powered Stirling Engine Senior Engineering Brush High School
Jordan Deslauriers & Bailey Kraich The Bending of Paper through Geometric Frustration Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Sadie Jones True Colors: What Cabbage Juice Reveals Junior Chemistry Woodlin School
Kaybree Keating, Aubrey Wells & Kaitlin Wells Workout Your Eyes Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fort Morgan Middle School
Abigail Krause Eat the Hull Cracker: A Palatability Study for the Ingestion of Wheat Hull Senior Medicine & Health Lone Star School
Zac Lefforge Marshmallow Breakdown Junior Engineering Otis Jr/Sr High School
Eric Lyne Purifying Water with Solar Energy Senior Engineering Brush High School
Timothy Lyne Friction-Reducing Ferromagnetic Fluid Senior Engineering Brush High School
Michael McCaffery How Far Can It Stretch? Junior Physics Arickaree School
Nathaniel Miner The Leidenfrost Phenomenon: A Wave Mode Fluctuation Investigation Junior Physics Brush High School
Jacob Nichols A Two-Dimensional Investigation of Hydraulic Fracturing Principles Senior Earth & Space Sciences Brush High School
Marco Ramos Which Fabric is the Best? Junior Engineering Arickaree School
Tyler Stratman, Timothy Brown & Clarisa Luquin Smooth Sailing: The Breakdown of Waves Senior Engineering Brush High School
Lexi Thompson Creation of a Yield Probability Calculator Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Madison Thompson The Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on the Hatching of Artemia salina Senior Physics Brush High School
Joel Wagner Water Retention Junior Environmental Sciences Arickaree School
Lindsey Wagner M&M Madness Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Andrew Anderson Is Your Water Charged? Junior Environmental Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Valeria Arambula Is the Doctor Always Right? Evaluating the Effects of Food on Stomach Acid Senior Chemistry Wray High School
Paige Beckman Aquatic Plants vs. Nitrates Junior Animal Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Madison Beckner Electric: A Study of the Most Efficient Way to Generate Static Electricity Junior Physics Buchanan Middle School
Karli Buchanan Mile High Advantage Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Tara Cook A Study of Bacterial Resistance in Agricultural Livestock and Soil Senior Microbiology Sterling High School
Callie Deterding Candy vs. Medication: Do Children Know the Difference? Senior Behavior & Social Sciences Wray High School
Ivan Estupinan A Holistic Approach in a Cancer Cell Model Senior Microbiology Sterling High School
Alex Fernandez The Effect of Silencing the IL27 Gene with the Use of RNAi on Caenorhabditis elegans Senior Medicine & Health Sterling High School
Kirstyn Fritzler How Long Can You Stay Clean? Junior Medicine & Health Sterling Middle School
Megan Godsey Hay! Quit Raining on Me! Junior Plant Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Alea Hardesty Pep Up Your Brain Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Riley Meisner Does Feeding Time Affect Lambing Time? Junior Animal Sciences Sterling Middle School
Kymbre Mitchell The Effects of Capture LFR on the Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium Rhodospirrilum rubrum in Reference to Corn Production Senior Microbiology Sterling High School
Scott Rosas Agricultural Runoff and How it Affects Algae in Wetlands Habitats Senior Environmental Sciences Sterling High School
Riley Schaefer Which Insulation Will Keep Your House the Warmest for the Longest Period of Time? Junior Engineering Sterling Middle School
Emma Scholz Studying the Effects of Gliadin Protein Levels in Hybrid Wheats on the Regeneration in Lumbriculus Senior Plant Sciences Sterling High School
Casey Shaw The Science of Sourdough: The Effect of Lactobacillus Bacteria on Whet Gluten Degradation Junior Medicine & Health Liberty School
Alexa Tena Does a Cell Phone Conversation Affect Reaction Time? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Genysie Van Duren The Effects of Doxorubicin on Digestive Bacteria Senior Microbiology Fleming High School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Sydney Anderson Engineering Personal Protective Equipment to Detect Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide Senior Engineering Edison High School
Ally Arenson, Peter Meining & Ariana Arenson Totally Mental: Study on the Effects of Musical Interruptions on Quantitative, Verbal & Motor Skills Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School
Derek Ashby Dem Bones Dem Bones: Dem Dry, Dry Bones Junior Chemistry The Classical Academy
Neil Baker Truth is Stranger Than Friction Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Rebecca Bloomfield A Slippery Slope: The effects of Slope and Remediation Treatments on Post-Fire Sedimentation Junior Earth & Space Sciences North Middle School
Audra Burke & Jason Mackay Half Full or Half Empty: A Study of the Overall Effects of Optimism & Pessimism on Group Performance Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Edison High School
Anna Connell Simply Oranges Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Nadja de Sa What's in Your Water? Junior Chemistry The Classical Academy
Alyssa Frager It's a Kick Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Annika Furman Herbicides: Killers or Saviors? Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Cristian Granados Making the Switch:Do I Really Save Energy By Turning Off My Lights? Junior Engineering North Middle School
Emily Hartlaub Fin Configuration & the Coefficient of Drag Junior Earth & Space Sciences Monument Academy
Jenna Hartley Pseudomonas a. Infections in the Cystic Fibrosis Lung: The Inhibition of Bio-encapsulated Pathogens Senior Medicine & Health Palmer High School
Maxx Helfer Impervious Senior Engineering Palmer High School
Matthew Hileman Ion Propulsion: Electrostatic Thruster Design and Optimization for Space Applications Senior Engineering The Classical Academy College Pathways
Wesley Hileman Predicting Rust: Modeling the Electrochemical Deterioration of Iron Senior Chemistry The Classical Academy College Pathways
Roshni Kalkur The Truth About Deuterium Oxide As an Anti-Aging Mechanism Senior Medicine & Health Air Academy High School
Michelle Kummel Cute, But in Control: Prairie Dogs and the Short-Grass Prairie Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Paige Lessig Through the Eyes of Creativity Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences North Middle School
George Liu Evaluating the Effect of Humidity on Insulation Junior Energy & Transportation The Classical Academy
Nathaniel LoBosco GeoChutes!!! Junior Physics Monument Academy
Zach Mast Green Light:Recycling the Light Around Us Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Callie Matteson & Ashley Vitti The Great Climate Debate: The Affects of Varying Temperature and CO2 on Plant Growth Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Brady Miller Should You Share That Water? Junior Microbiology The Classical Academy
Rebecca Morgan Some Like It Hot; Cold Has More Value: DNA Analysis of Raw vs. Cooked Food Senior Plant Sciences Victory Christian Academy
Stephen Parish Seeing the Big Picture: A Target-Oriented Approach to Optimization Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Home School
Max Popkin The Effects of Pesticides and Vegetable Wash on Green Leaf Lettuce Bacterial Colonies Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Sebastian Rowe Analysis of Data Collected on the Performance of Teenagers Receiving Feedback in a Testing Environment Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Edison High School
Grace Snow Magnetism and Plant Growth Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Lauren Sommer Would Newton Have Preferred a Non-Newtonian Bumper? Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Vanessa VanCamp Aim... Fire! Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Lindsey Warren Is Organic Really Healthier? A Redox Titration of Vitamin C in Organic & Conventional Citrus Fruit Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Hayes Witherow & Gabriel Wright From Ashes: Questioning the Fertility and Sterility of Waldo Canyon Fire Soil Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Sarah Wong Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Connor Zitzman F5 Live Junior Earth & Space Sciences The Classical Academy

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jessalyn Bay-Voit Bites? Junior Microbiology Mancos Middle School
Paul Cross & Austin Moore Rolling in Green Senior Energy & Transportation Grace Preparatory Academy
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr How Temperature Affect the pH of Cement Creek? Junior Environmental Sciences Silverton School
Lenka Doskocil The Water, the Waste and the Wetland Junior Environmental Sciences Bayfield Middle School
Bridget Goddard Does Hydroponics, Aquaponics, or Planting Soil Affect Plant Growth? Junior Plant Sciences Bayfield Middle School
Tate Hinger Cheater, Cheater Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Pagosa Springs Middle School
Trevor Jordan How Wing Design Affects Lift Senior Energy & Transportation Grace Preparatory Academy
Easton LaChappelle Fine Motor Skills Using Neural Activated Biomechanical Prosthesis Senior Engineering Mancos High School
Tucker Leavitt Liberating Energy from Water? Investigating Anomalous Water Arc Explosions Senior Physics Animas High School
Quinn Luthy Plague, Inc. Junior Medicine & Health Miller Middle School
Keena Murphy Taking the Suspense Out of Bridges Junior Engineering Pagosa Springs Middle School
Joe Pope Got Oil? A Study of Oil Absorption in Rocks Junior Earth & Space Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Shania Pribble & Taeylor Samora Adaptive Snowboard Junior Engineering Mancos Middle School
Rachel Rossi Endocrine Disrupter Remediation in Water:Exploration of Mycoremediation Capabilities of Fungi Senior Environmental Sciences Durango High School
Keelin Savage Aiming True Senior Physics Grace Preparatory Academy
Nainoa Umbhau Fire Hazard: Testing Combustibility Rates to Determine Shelter Material Junior Chemistry Miller Middle School
Johnny Valdez Becoming a Gamer! Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Ignacio Junior High School

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Alayna Akins Take the Cake Junior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Amanda Avila Are Your Stars Different? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Leighton Burt Slick or Stick: Investigating uk (MU) of Sandboarding Junior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Alanna Chacon Arsenic Contaminated Water: How Can Concentration Levels Be Lowered to Promote Safe Human Consumption? Senior Chemistry Center High School
Hannah Fischer Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCP's): Understanding the Effects on Stream and Aquatic Life Junior Environmental Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Kevin Garcia Field Force Braking: Using a Electrical Induced Current to Stop an Object Senior Physics Center High School
Ty Harrison What's Really on the Menu? Junior Medicine & Health Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Courtnie Hunter An Assessment of Coliform and Pathogenic Bacteria on the Upper Rio Grande River (San Luis Valley) in Colorado Junior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Kelsey Kimberling Feed of the Future Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Kelsey Lindbloom Fueling the Future Phase 2: An Investigative Look into the Use of Substrates in a Microbial Fuel Cell Senior Microbiology Salida High School
Molly Nehring Have You Been Mooned? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Jared Phillips Wind Turbines and Pollutants Energy Relation Senior Engineering Monte Vista High School
Hinal Rathi Love-Hate Bond Amongst Tubers and Elements Senior Plant Sciences Alamosa High School
Alyssa Rawinski Just A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Nectar Go Down: Do Hummingbirds Prefer Homemade or Store-bought Nectar? Junior Animal Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Tayler Rocha Successional Sequence of Water Quality and Macroinvertebrates in a Playa Wetland System Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Simon Schaefer Reflective Properties of Mathematical Curves Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Monte Vista High School
Wes Seger Cleaning Lights Junior Microbiology Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Shelly Steinert Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis on Gene GLI3, Causing Polydactyly on 3 DNA Generations Senior Medicine & Health Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Brisha Wakasugi The Minnie Lynch: A Comparative Study in the Affects of Parent Material on Water Quality in Ephemera Senior Earth & Space Sciences Alamosa High School
Henry White Fact or Friction Junior Physics Sangro de Cristo Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Kale Alton Magic Sticks: Comparing Wooden Dowsing Rods and Copper Rods to Find Water Senior Earth & Space Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Halbert Alvarez Stretch! Temperature's Effect on a Rubber Band Senior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Shannon Bland Stop That Flood, Part 2 Junior Earth & Space Sciences Lamar Middle School
Payton Bond The Wings of Windmills Junior Engineering Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Alex Calzada What Clothing Insulates the Best? Junior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Montana Cook Artificial Insemination: Comparing Methods of Thawing Bull Semen Senior Animal Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Victoria Dunivan Music To My Flashcards Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Walsh Elementary School
Nathan George The Friction Factor Junior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Ryan Koeller You Thirsty Yet? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Plainview School
Ashlyn Loflin Effect of Tooth Decay Senior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Katie McCall Give Me a Boost Junior Plant Sciences Walsh Elementary School
Brock Murphy Driving Insulation, Part II Junior Environmental Sciences Lamar Middle School
Mariah Priddy re Freshing Senior Engineering Plainview School
Haleigh Prosser Preventing Infections: Does Side Dominance Lower Infection Rate in Cattle? Junior Animal Sciences Wiley Jr/Sr High School
Emily Sharpe Criss-Cross Applesauce: The Effects of Movement Based Learning on Visual Process Speed Senior Behavioral & social Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Dustin Turpin Got Nitrates? Senior Plant Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Elizabeth Walker Easy as Pie: Testing the Viscosity of Starch at Different Temperatures Senior Chemistry Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Zach Wilson Pasture on Demand: Can Hydroponics Supply Efficient Feed During a Drought Junior Plant Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Shaelynn Wood, Katie Jenkins & Ty Ownbey How Electricity Changes pH Senior Chemistry Campo School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Hayden Ballard Steel vs. Obsidian: Which Makes the Cut? Junior Engineering Beulah School of Natural Sciences
Ronald Duran Relationship of Moon and the Tides Senior Earth & Space Sciences Central High School
Skyler Gutierrez A Penny for Your Thoughts Junior Environmental Sciences Goodnight School
Terra Hall Get the Lead Out Junior Chemistry Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Max Markuson DiPrince Mapping Air Pollution: Pueblo, Colorado Junior Environmental Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Thomas Medina-Williford & Gavriela Chavira Dirty Snowballs Senior Physics Central High School
Rose Meyerhofer & Jenna Edwards How Does Horror Media Affect the Body? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School
Anton Milliken How Do Fiber Optics Bend Light? Junior Physics Corwin International Magnet School
Kira Quintana Flour Power Junior Medicine & Health Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Vesal Razavimaleki Data and Energy Relationship Junior Engineering Corwin International Magnet School
Cierra Ruybal Bacteria Age Rage Junior Microbiology Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Connor Voss Space vs. Sheep: Which is Warmer? Junior Physics Beulah School of Natural Sciences

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jonathan Belcher Soda Side Effects Senior Medicine & Health West Grand Middle School
Raih Coulter & Kaylee Russell Visual vs. Sound Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Columbine Middle School
Daniel Culver Improved Indoor Biomass Cook Stove Junior Engineering Columbine Middle School
Rebecca Dillon Comprehension!? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences West Grand High School
Kalten Mattics Effect on Plant Growth from Gravity, Electricity and Color of Light Junior Plant Sciences Olathe Middle School
Romain Mollicchi Tracking the Sun Junior Energy & Transportation Aspen Middle School
Sarah Stalcup Riparian Area Multiple Indicator Monitoring Senior Environmental Sciences Delta High School
JT Winston Hydroelectric Power Junior Energy & Transportation Centennial Middle School
Danny Wolff Smoke on the Water: Measuring the Effects of Wildfire Ash on a Fresh Water Stream Junior Environmental Sciences Orchard Mesa Middle School

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