Friday, March 13, 2015

GC-4 Students Garner Top Spot Titles at Greater KC Science and Engineering Fair

Several elementary schools had students participate in this year’s 2015 GKC Science and Engineering Fair.  Meadowmere Elementary student Jett Robertson won his division (Intermediate Chemistry- 5th Grade) and received a purple ribbon! He has been invited to share his project at Science Mentor Day at UMKC in the fall. Congratulations to Robertson and the rest of the winners listed below.

Martin City Elementary
Gold Ribbon (1st place)
Tayla Ly- “The Lasting Bubble” / Emely Medina- “Salt Inside Water” / Connor Morrison-“Stretching with Rubber Bands” / Joshua Morena- “Quarter vs. Feather” / Kody Ketchum- “Kounting Kernels /
Mariela Neria- “Dissolving M 7 Ms” / Desiree Odum- “Popping Popcorn” / Grace Hower- “Popping Popcorn”
Silver Ribbon (2nd place)
Jean Sanchez- “Soccer in Motion” / Jasmyn Hill- “Sticking to the Plan” / Carson Hoerl- “Airplanes, Airplanes, Everywhere” / Arely De Los Santos- “Dropping Quarters and Feathers” / J’Mya Kelsey- “Paper Towels” / Donavon Schoen- “Effect of Salt on Pasta” / Lindsay Abrams- “Burning Candles” / Zachary Gordon- “Boiling Science” / Joslin Bradley-Holland- “Melting Ice Cubes”

Meadowmere Elementary
Bronze Ribbon (3rd place)
Claude Williams
Silver Ribbon (2nd place)
Aerin Johnson / Heidi Hamilton / Conner Brown / Thomas Wallace / Ericka Simmons / Dakota Thompson-Doss / Samantha Overman / Lexi Okoye
Gold Ribbon (1st place)
Sandra Escobar / Helen Wynn / Jett Robertson* / Brooklyn Maltiba

Butcher-Greene Elementary School
Division Winner (Top Award)
Camron Steck - "Browning Fruit"
Special Award Winner
Diana Rosales - "The Water Project"
Gold Ribbon (1st Place)
Brisa Astorga - "Melting Point of Chocolate" / Camron Steck - "Browning Fruit" / Diana Rosales - "The Water Project" / April Maldonado Hernandez - "Melting Chocolate
Silver Ribbon (2nd Place)
Jasmine Arriola and Briana Howard - "Ice Cream" / Lillian Foster and Kate Castillo - "Bouncing with
Tennis Balls" / Makayla Rodecap -"Which Flavor of Jello Sets Faster" / Johann Jimenez-Aguilar - "Chemicals Killing Plants"
Bronze Ribbon (3rd Place) Winners
Da'Kari Garron and Brendon Fisher - "Candy Fizzes Soda" / Mia Roberson and Paris Stiggers - "Chocolate Meltdown"

Conn West Elementary
Gold Ribbon
Nesyah King - A Sticky Situation
Silver Ribbon
Romie Hall - Sponge vs. Sponge / Damion Lopez - Butter Hands / Te'Andra Ruffin - World’s Strongest Paper Towels / Daphne Gutierrez - Dissolve Away / Norey Durham - Soggy Cereal? / Amon Nevins - Buttery Fingers / Brianna Zink - Melting the World with Crayons / Rafael Ramirez-Young - Bubble Gum, Bubble Mystery / Jha-Di Weston - Un-popped Popcorn / Angel Gaus - Balloon Down / August Harbin - Chocolate Melt Down

Belvidere Elementary
Jaden Baker - Transpire to Color / Julie Ann Sullivan and Cinyra Hall - Melting Crayon Experiment
Luke Foster and Amaurion Johnson - Which Juice Has the Most Vitamin C? / Alison Heins - Color Changing Flower / Matthew Deskovick - Evaporation Experiment / Clint Schmidt and Alexis Ramirez - Velocity Slingshot / Kamryn Mohr - Yeast Fermentation / Mara Moore - Mirror Me
Joy Kelher and Austin Willis - Fruit Battery Experiment

Belvidere had 4th grade Science Fair Experiments for the first time at the school this year and three went on to be entered in the Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair:

Jessica Ferman and Rubi Abonza - Mixing Oil and Water / Izabella Pena and Kalyssa Mom - Static Situation / Kylee Brehe - How Far Will They Go?

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