900 ZOOLOGY

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