Physical Product Science

The Implications of the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for Navigation on Consumer Devices

By: Siddarth K.Year: 2021School: Irvine HighGrade: 11Science Teacher: Andrew Gibas  The Global Positioning System (GPS) is ubiquitously used as a reliable means of delivering accurate and consistent navigational data. Currently, there are GPS augmentation systems that can achieve higher positional accuracy than the autonomous GPS— one of which is the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS).

The effects of hydrogen and oil to electromagnetically charged ferromagnetic and non-ferromagnetic materials to enhance the removal of micro-plastics from water

By: Preston W.Year: 2000School: Stratford Schools – Mission Viejo, 7th gradeDivision:JuniorAdvisor: Mrs. Rydzeski Globally, microplastic pollution is a challenging issue that every continent faces. Microplastics are small fragments of plastics between 0.05-5mm in size that are destroyingoceanic lives, environments, and eco-systems, as reported by U.S. National Oceanic andAtmospheric Administration (NOAA). One of today’s challenges is

Investigating Harmful Artificial Food Coloring in Candy

By: Aamina K.Year: 2016School: Orange Crescent School, 7th grade.Advisor: Zaynab JosephDevision: Junior In the 2015-2016 school year, Aamina was a seventh grader at Orange Crescent School. While many children like eating colorful candies, Aamina took her interest a step further by researching the detrimental effects of artificial food colorings, specifically in M&Ms and Nerds. Her