Freshmen show projects at second Science Fair
By Jay Davis
The second annual Science Fair “Everything Under the Sun” was held in the Mobridge-Pollock High School Commons on Wednesday, April 3.
Forty-five freshmen presented exhibits they had been working on since the beginning of the school year.
Judges were Diane Dady, Jason Jungwirth, Dan Jung, John Villbrandt, Marlys Jundt and Dr. Lagaly.
Listed are the students who earned blue, red and white ribbons, along with their presentations.
Blue Ribbons: Jordan Bachmeier- The Amazing Race; David Beadle- Can Dog Saliva “Heel?”; Trevor Brammer- An experiment to test whether the laws of physics would allow a machine relating to that of the work in perpetual motion done by one Robert Boyle; Alyssa Brewer- Store-bought vs. Homemade Whitening Toothpaste; Emily Dale- The Effect of Water Hardness on Seed Germination; Bray Harrison- Which has a Better Explosion with Mentos, Diet Coke or Coke?; Cassie Heumiller- Sweet Tooth; Eli Richards- How do Scorpions Fluoresce?; Allie Sauer- Dexterity and Patience in People; Riley Schott- Bouncy Polymers; Lacy Steiger- Does It Really Matter? Horse Training.
Red Ribbons: Madyson Aberle- Taste Bud Tester; Lexi Borah- What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder in Cookies?; Jordyn Jewitt- How to Make Roses Last Longer; Brooklyn Muir- Environment of a Bearded Dragon; Lucas Ulmer- Cattle Feed; Gary Wollman- Arch Shots in Degrees.
White Ribbons: Taylor Brekke- Pitch Perfect; Jeremy Dennis- Ivory Soap Explodes; Trent Hammer- Temperature and Air Pressure Effects on a Basketball; ReAnne Kohlus- How Might You React to an Energy Drink?; Tyler Larson- What Grows on School Surfaces?; Jaden Madison- Archery; Kennedy Pearson- Dental Effects of Soda Pop; Taige Schilling- Corrosiveness of Pop; Karlie Spiry- The Effects of Different Colored Lights on Plant Growth.