Assessing Grass Water Use Efficiency Through Smartphone Imaging and ImageJ Analysis

By: Aniyah S.Year: 2021School: University HighGrade: 10Science Teacher: Shannon Bunch Overwatering and underwatering are widespread issues with extensive consequences. Current approaches to assess water use efficiency (WUE) are inaccessible or indirect. Hypothesis: Smartphone imaging combined with ImageJ analysis is an effective method to determine ideal watering ranges and assess grass WUE. Aniyah examined how nine

Activated Carbon in Water Filtration

By: Stephanie Ph.Year: 2020School: Talbert (Samuel E.) Middle School, 8th gradeDivision: Junior The purpose of my experiment is to test out which plant fiber material would work best for making activated charcoal. For my experiment, I will be testing different types of plant fibers to make charcoal, which will then be made into activated carbon.

The Recycled Bottle House

By: Kelsey C.Year: 2020School: Talbert Middle School, 8th gradeDivision: Junior In this project, I will be building and testing a homemade water bottle house.This is a very important topic because plastic takes a very long time to decompose, and it is not getting recycled enough. This house will be an easy way to reuse bottles

Water Out of Thin Air

By: Audrey Sh. Kara N. & Evan M.Year: 2000School: Portola Springs Elementary School, 6th gradeDivision: JuniorAdvisor: Shannon Hayes The purpose of our fog catcher is to convert fog into clean drinking water. We built fog catchers and tested 3 different fog collecting materials to see which one produced the most water. Fog catchers can be