Zachary Naugle, Jared Santana, and Marissa Yamulla placed in the top three during MMI Preparatory School’s Sixth Grade Science Fair, which was held on February 11 in the MMI Cafeteria.
Yamulla captured first place for her project entitled “What Color Are Your Lungs? The Effects of Nicotine and Tar from Cigarettes on Human Lungs.” Naugle was second for his project called “Bacteria Growth Inside a Home: Types and Amounts Present.” Santana came in third for his project entitled “Natural vs. Artificial Light: Phototropism in Plants.”
Gabriella Carsia (“Which Bread Type Gets Moldy Faster? A Comparison of Commercially Made Bread vs. Fresh Bread from a Bakery”) and Jackson Moore (“The Addition of Thermodynamics and the Effect on the Rate in which Bacteria Grows on Chicken Broth”) both received Honorable Mentions.
Twenty-one sixth grade students presented information on a variety of experiments during the science fair. In each display, students had to provide their hypothesis, their research method, and outcomes.
Projects were judged by teachers as well as National Science Honor Society Members.
Pitured are seated: Gabriella Carsia and Marissa Yamulla. Standing: Jared Santana, Jackson Moore, and Zachary Naugle.