900 ZOOLOGY

Behavioral Effects of Colors on Chickens

By: Lynntram N.Year: 2022School: Westminster HighGrade: 11Science Teacher: Huy Pham While chickens are known to be low maintenance farm animals, owners may struggle tending to and creating an adequate environment for them. The effects of color on chicken behavior was investigated to determine how colors change a chicken’s interactions with each other and their environment.

Musical Effects on Hamsters

By: Trinity K. and Georgina I.Year: 2021School: Westminster HighGrade: 11Science Teacher: Huy Pham Within this project, the students observed the difference between how live music and pre-recorded music will impact the reaction time and the speed of a hamster. They set up a maze for the hamsters to complete, and measure the time it takes

Eggshell Consumption by Birds

By: Lara T.Year: 2020School: Serrano Intermediate, 7th gradeDivision: JuniorAdvisor: Holly Danielson How does the amount of eggshell and birdseed consumed by the various birds in my backyard fluctuate in the four seasons throughout the year? I hypothesized that the highest amount of eggshells would be eaten in the spring, much less in the summer, and