Sherwood Heights School
Winners

104 Project(s)

Green n' Clean Windshield Washer

Enterprise Saskatchewan 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $100.00
Transport Canada Award - $150.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mutlav

Abstract: To determine whether windshield washer fluid can be replaced with an organic, eco-friendly, and non-toxic fluid. The products that I will test as replacements are vinegar, propylene glycol, orange oil, pine tree solution (terpene), salt solution, tree sap, and Epsom salt solution. The alternative windshield washer product must have a low freezing point of at least -20C, have an affordable price, b

Project Number: 6418  

Grades: 7-9 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Excellent project! Very thorough analysis. Well done.

 

 

Short-Term Memory Variations in Hum

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mujahz

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to see who has a better memory: Adults of Children. I also want to see if visuals affect memory. I will ask the contestants to memorize pictures words and stories and then ask them what they remember. I will record the results through graphs.

Project Number: 6265  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Well researched and presented. Your observations are very detailed and have been presented very well.

 

 

Waste to Energy

Enterprise Saskatchewan 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jadavk

Abstract: Can you imagine a world where you could take your leftover trash from your lunch or dinner and throw them into your car's fuel tank and make gas? My project will assess the power of food scraps, dead plants, sawdust, and other decaying organic matter, called biomass to be harnessed as a rich source of energy. You can get energy out of biomass by burning it, turning it into a liquid, or biogas.

Project Number: 6221  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: The experiments are well controlled and detailed. Good presentation.

 

 

Radar Detection

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/munshf

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to determine which shapes and types of airplanes reflect the least light, making them invisible to radar detection. I plan to put the shapes in a box, turn on a light, and use a Lux meter to measure the amount of light reflected off of the shape.

Project Number: 6231  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Excellent project. It exceeds grade level expectations. The data compiled is very comprehensive. The variables are controlled, and you are able to clearly understand how the data supported your hypothesis. The web presentation is excellent.

 

 

Get Math Smart: Play Video Games

Nipissing University 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mutlan

Abstract: The purpose of my science fair project is to find out if playing video games will improve or hurt your math skills.

Project Number: 6734  

Grades: K-3 Health/Sport

Comments: Excellent work. Relevant topic

 

 

Make Water Work For You

Nipissing University 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/shethu

Abstract: To see which water speed will pull the object faster. To see which waterwheel will pull the object faster. To see which weight will move the object faster. The larger waterwheel, faster speed of water, and when the object had no weight in it , the object moved faster.

Project Number: 6732  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Excellent project. It is very important in the world today. Variables are identified and controlled. Method is detailed and complete. Web presentation is neat and with detailed graphs.

 

 

Probiotics: Hype or Health

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/aggara

Abstract: The abstract of my project was to test the effectiveness of probiotics under different environmental conditions. The experiment was carried out using three probiotics and an antibiotic (Amoxicillin). They were then put under different environmental conditions. In order to conduct my experiment, moong seeds were treated with the probiotics and under the different environments listed above.

Project Number: 6223  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: This is an excellent project. The topic is very relevant to our health. Your hypotheses are clearly stated, the experiment is controlled and the observations are well documented. The web presentation is excellent.

 

 

Rotting Cheese

Nipissing University 

   Magna Cum Laude Award  -  $25.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/changl

Abstract: I'm doing my project to find out which cheese will be the first to begin rotting and which cheese will be the first to be fully rotten. I am using four different cheeses, Brie, blue cheese, goat cheese, and Australian cheddar cheese. I plan to leave a little piece of each cheese in the same container on the dinner table to see which cheese will be the first to rot and which will be the first to

Project Number: 6349  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: The experiment is well defined and has been observed for a lengthy period of time. The results are accurate. Good web presentation.

 

 

Fingerprints: Inherited or Random?

Nipissing University 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/pandyk

Abstract: Fingerprints are used as reliable identification because each person's fingerprints are unique. But are these unique patterns created randomly or are they influenced by genetics?

Project Number: 6530  

Grades: 7-9 Health/Sport

Comments: Great experiment. Very well researched. Excellent web presentation.

 

 

Liquid with Most Heat Capacity

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/hassar

Abstract: I'm going to use different types of liquids and measure them to see which one has the most heat capacity.

Project Number: 6299  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Clear purpose. Terrific use of chart and tables in support of conclusion. Good work!

 

 

Not Just Any Soil Will Do!

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/kannae

Abstract: My project is about which plant soil will make a primrose plant (flowering plant) grow better. The sandy soil, the clay soil, and normal potting soil. My project will take place for two weeks. I will record which plant will grow better. Every second day I will take a picture of all three plants.

Project Number: 6218  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Your experiment is very well presented. It is practical and has useful information. The purpose is well defined and the method and observations are detailed. The web presentation is very good with appropriate use of colours.

 

 

Clean Energy

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/belseyh

Abstract: My project is about making electricity the environmental way. Using the sunlight as a power source. In my project I will be using a solar cell to collect energy from the sun to power a motor and a LED light.

Project Number: 6217  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: You project is imaginative. The hypothesis is clearly stated, and the variables are controlled. The presentation is neat.

 

 

Foods and Acid Reflux

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/saprar

Abstract: I wanted to find out which foods are alkaline and acid, which medicines work best to reduce acidity. I found that toms worked the best.

Project Number: 6766  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Excellent project. Information was very detailed and showed good knowledge of the subject. Project was repeated on many different foods and remedies. Your line graph is a little confusing, because there is so much information presented on the one graph. It probably would have been better to separate the information into more than one graph.

 

 

What Rooting Material is Best?

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ngojuj

Abstract:

Project Number: 6308  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Outstanding effort put in the project. Excellent project!

 

 

Breaking Video Game Addiction

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mutlam

Abstract: The purpose of my experiment is to determine if sports can help break video game addiction.

Project Number: 6736  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Excellent project. The experiment is well thought out and executed. It is very informative and creative and the display is excellent.

 

 

Are You Thirsty?

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/guarik

Abstract: What is the quality of the water you're drinking? The purpose of my project is to determine which source of drinking water: Nestle Pure Life bottled water, San Benedetto bottled water, Fiji bottled water, Brita filtered water, or tap water, will be the best quality. I will determine the quality of each source of drinking quality by testing each for lead, pesticides, nitrates and nitrites, chlorine, hardness, and pH.

Project Number: 6735  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Wonderful project! Topic is relevant for everyday health. Variables were well controlled. Method was very detailed and easy to follow. Information was very detailed and showed good knowledge of the subject. The web presentation is very neat with excellent graphs and relevant pictures.

 

 

Natural v.s.Preservative

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/estaka

Abstract:

Project Number: 6331  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: The observation is well analyzed. Variables well controlled. Great layout.

 

 

Temperature's effect on DO

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jairaa

Abstract: The purpose of this experiment is to determine how temperature affects the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water.

Project Number: 6423  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Challenging project design and variables were controlled well. Well thought purpose and approach. Terrific layout.

 

 

The Ideal Cement

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/prasaa

Abstract: The purpose of my experiment is to measure how much coarse or fine aggregate is needed to make cement pervious to water.

Project Number: 6333  

Grades: 7-9 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Great layout and very clear analysis. Excellent project.

 

 

Effect of Chemicals on Seed

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/goralp

Abstract: Using different chemicals such as Hydrogen Peroxide, Isophyl Alcohol, and Impure Dilute Acetic Acid to see if they will effect the Germination of pea plant seeds.

Project Number: 6346  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Excellent creativity and originality. The research is very informative. Terrific work!

 

 

Are Antioxidants the Answer?

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/aggarj

Abstract: In this project, I wanted to see if antioxidants could reverse the effects of radiation. I thought that they could reverse the effects, and that the Super Berry mixture would be the most effective in doing so. I was wrong, however, as cloves turned out to be the best antioxidant.

Project Number: 6424  

Grades: 7-9 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Excellent work! Well done.

 

 

Fabric Softener's Effect on Burning

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jagodm

Abstract: In this experiment, I am testing if fabric softener increases or decreases the burn times of cotton, polyester, and wool.

Project Number: 6336  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Observation well analyzed. Nice project!

 

 

How Good is Your Salt?

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jagodb

Abstract: Determining the iodine content of various kinds of salt to conclude which salt is better for you

Project Number: 6340  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Clear hypothesis along with well put observation. Great effort!

 

 

Skyscrapers and Wind Pressure

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/grunwl

Abstract: I am doing this complicated project to determine what designs of skyscrapers have the least wind resistance and which can last the longest at high velocity winds. I will test this project by creating a wind tunnel, and then building 4 - 5 different model skyscrapers. I will then, using an industrial fan, test how long each design of skyscrapers last.

Project Number: 6397  

Grades: 7-9 Engineering/ComputerScience

Comments: Well displayed and presented. It is obvious that the triangular prism building would have the least resistance if the wedge faced into the wind.

 

 

Cell Phone Radiation

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/munshk

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to determine whether a cell phone has a harmful amount of radiation using a microwave oven leakage meter. I will test the cell phone at 2 cm, 5 cm, and 15 cm from the cell phone to the microwave leakage meter. I will also use different cell phones. I will test the radiation from the centre, left side, right side, bottom, and top. I will test the cell phone radiation by receiving a call, making a call, texting using Wi-Fi and texting using 3g.

Project Number: 6396  

Grades: 7-9 Health/Sport

Comments: A current topic in the news. Excellent research and well controlled experiment. Web display is excellent.

 

 

Tune up your Brain!

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/shahsj

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to see if music can affect the memory of humans. For my experiment, I am going to show a slideshow of 15 pictures of household objects to many subjects. After the slideshow, I am going to ask my subjects which objects they remember. Then, I will do the same test but this time, I will put some music on and see if music distracts the memory of humans.

Project Number: 6268  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The web page is visually very appealing. You have performed the experiment in great detail.

 

 

Does Gaming Affect Health?

Primary Fluid Systems 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ghafff

Abstract: I will be doing this project to find out if gaming affects your health. I first will have to gather five people. I will then measure their blood pressure and heart rate before and after gaming. I will also see if your brain functions the same by giving memory tests before and after gaming.

Project Number: 6393  

Grades: 7-9 Health/Sport

Comments: It is a difficult topic to find concrete evidence. Good web presentation.

 

 

Resistant Reconstructions

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $30.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jadavz

Abstract:

Project Number: 6391  

Grades: 7-9 Engineering/ComputerScience

Comments: Good experiment. The variables are well controlled. The conclusion is obvious that the modification to buildings would reduce damage. Excellent web presentation.

 

 

Worm Away Your Garbage

Suncor Energy Foundation 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/belseb

Abstract: I put worms in a box with shredded newspaper and cardboard. I fed them food scraps from our kitchen. They made lots of compost with very little smell. I did this project because I thought it would be fun to do and help the environment at the same time. It was cool touching worms. I found out that red worms are the best for composting. Also, you can get rid of your food scraps in your house.

Project Number: 6733  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: A very detailed and thorough experiment on composting. Neat presentation.

 

 

Vitamin C from Oranges

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/alshus

Abstract: Using various types of oranges, I'll try to find out which oranges contain the most vitamin C and are alternatively the healthiest.

Project Number: 6240  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Well displayed observation and conclusion. Nice layout. Well done!

 

 

The Fastest Cure for Your Pain

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/rattid

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to determine which brand (Advil, Life, and Mortin) of ibuprofen tablets would dissolve the quickest and relieve pain. To determine which type of tablets within the Advil brand would dissolve the quickest. The type of Advil tablets I tested were 1) Tablets, 2) Caplets, 3) Liqui-Gels.

Project Number: 6227  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The approach to the project is creative. The experiment is clearly explained and the variables are well controlled. The web presentation is excellent.

 

 

Car Shapes and Wind Resistance

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/yeyeyj

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out which automobile shape experiences the least wind resistance: the cuboid, low profile cuboid, or the low streamlined shape.

Project Number: 6242  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Well executed project. Excellent effort in linking application and real world.

 

 

Eggcellent Osmosis

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/shiehk

Abstract: I am planning to find out the effects of osmosis. Osmosis is the diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane from a higher concentration to a lower concentration. I think the egg in salt solution will have more mass and more volume in liquid. I will use 4 egg soaked in white vinegar for 24hr, distilled water, salt solution, pens and labels, jars, graduated cylinder and a balance.

Project Number: 6260  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Project is well prepared and visually appealing. Not a very creative idea.

 

 

Dirty or Clean water?

Lockheed Martin Canada 

   Cum Laude Award  -  $10.00

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jhutid

Abstract: I am adding active bacteria to distilled water and purifying the water using ions, chlorine, and a boiling method. I will compare the water with normal distilled water after two hours and conclude, based on my observations, which method out of boiling, ionizing, and chlorinating will kill the most bacteria and produce the cleanest water.

Project Number: 6244  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Excellent effort. Well explained real world applications. Nicely designed quiz.

 

 

Can Hair Prevent Oil Spills?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/khurak

Abstract: The purpose of the project is to find out if dyed hair can absorb oil better than untreated hair. Plus, we will also be testing at what temperature oil will be absorbed better.

Project Number: 6337  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Purpose of project relates to everyday life. Nice project!

 

 

Protein Eating Acids

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/karnan

Abstract: To find out which fruit: Pineapple, Kiwifruit, or Papaya can dissolve the most amino acids (gelatin).

Project Number: 6328  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Creative purpose and method. An interesting project.

 

 

Rainbow Cheese

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/kirubs

Abstract: my project is about tasting different coloured cream cheese. I will find out the change and colouring and see if the different colors will affect the taste. I will ask 20 volunteers to taste the different colored cheese and pick their favorite.

Project Number: 6261  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The purpose is not well defined. The experiment has not been repeated enough.

 

 

Does Exercise affect Human Memory?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ahmedz

Abstract: In my science project, I will be testing if exercising affects Human Memory. I will get volunteers to look at a bristol board with pictures on it. Then I will make them exercise for 10 minutes and do the same thing, but using a different board with different pictures. Then I will make them exercise for 20 minutes and test them again with different examples. I will record and compare results.

Project Number: 6256  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments:

 

 

Electrolyte Challenge

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/shahsk

Abstract: I am planning to find which of sport drinks, store bought orange juice, or freshly squeezed orange juice is the best for athletes. I will see which drink is the most helpful and supplies the maximum amount of electrolytes. I will make a Simple Conductance Sensor to determine how many electrolytes are in certain drinks. This can help athletes around the world to play the best they can!!!

Project Number: 6259  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: The project has been very well researched and presented.

 

 

Young and Lovely Vitamin E

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/seowss

Abstract: The purpose of this project is to see if vitamin E can slow down aging. I think it will.

Project Number: 6262  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Web presentation is neat.

 

 

Clean Those Hands!!!!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/iretos

Abstract: I have to figure out which is better to kill germs hand sanitizer or soap and water.

Project Number: 6258  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The project has been well presented. The web presentation is neat.

 

 

How Sweet is Your Food?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/paramm

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out how much glucose is in different types of foods.

Project Number: 6342  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Good work! Project design is impressive.

 

 

Rusty Reactivity

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/akbarc

Abstract: After studying the Physical Science section in Grade 5, I learned about elements, compounds, mixtures, solutions, atoms, molecules and iron oxide. It was a very interesting unit, and it made me curious about matter, and the Periodic Table of Elements. I decided that I would like to investigate further about the compound rust.

Project Number: 6225  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: The experiment is grade level appropriate and shows originality. Good presentation.

 

 

Battery Power

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/kimkip

Abstract: My project was find out which battery was last longer, I will test six different battery on a flashlight and see which will last longest.

Project Number: 6257  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Purpose is not well defined. The experiment has not been repeated enough times to draw a conclusion.

 

 

Chlorophyll in flowers

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/pristd

Abstract: Do coloured flowers contain chlorophyll?

Project Number: 6347  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Observations were well recorded. Nice layout.

 

 

Food Waves!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mannmm

Abstract: In this experiment, I will be testing the effects of microwaved water on plants. I will cool the water and feed it to 3 plants at different times, at the end of 8 days I will check their growth rates.

Project Number: 6334  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Excellent project. Well displayed observation and chart.

 

 

Do You Think I'm Sweet?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/masriy

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out which one has more sugar, and which one hast the sweetest taste, between energy drinks, fruit juices, and pop. For my project I will use Energy drinks, fruit juices,pop,cups,classmates,pencil,and paper.The way I will use these items is I will get my classmates to drink the beverages and tell me which they think has the most sugar.

Project Number: 6263  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The purpose is not well defined. The experiment has not been repeated enough.

 

 

Which Orange is More Acidic?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/oconnt

Abstract: which type of orange has the most acidity out of navel clementine and californian orange

Project Number: 6286  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Impressive layout. Great work!

 

 

Rotting Peppers

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/dennem

Abstract: What container or packaging will best slow down the decomposition of peppers?

Project Number: 6289  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Detailed and thorough analysis. Excellent project!

 

 

Speed of Decomposition

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/priyak

Abstract: To see if a banana will rot faster under sunlight a light bulb or darkness

Project Number: 6292  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments:

 

 

Wireless Devices Bad For Plants

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/goraln

Abstract: To see if a computer router or phone will affect plant health.

Project Number: 6293  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Well done. Variables were difficult to control. Observation chart is very impressive.

 

 

Speeds and Fluids

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/sirnaia

Abstract: To find out if same object move at different speeds and fluids

Project Number: 6294  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Impressive homepage. Well done!

 

 

Area Infected by Bacteria

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/badhwr

Abstract: I am taking swabs from four places--a restaurant, a daycare, a school, and a home. Then I will put them onto a Petri dish and record which has the most bacteria.

Project Number: 6318  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Observation well recorded. Creative application. An interesting project.

 

 

Carpet Cleaners

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/sundea

Abstract: I will get different carpet cleaners and see which one works the best at removing various stains most effectively.

Project Number: 6298  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Well organized project. Well done!

 

 

Short -Term Memory

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/badwaa

Abstract: The purpose of my experiment is to test short-term memory of different age groups between males and females using pictures, numbers, and nouns.

Project Number: 6311  

Grades: 7-9 Health/Sport

Comments: Observations were well recorded. Nice layout.

 

 

Tough Beans

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/singha

Abstract: I'm going to take lima beans and soak them in different kinds of liquids, to see which one takes the longest time in softening them.

Project Number: 6300  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Great conclusion and observation. Nice project.

 

 

Milk and Caffeine for Plant Growth

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/raolss

Abstract: you have to take 6 pots 2 for water, 2 for milk, 2 for caffeine(coffee powder) and grow them. you have to observe the fastest at growing, slowest at growing, healthiest, and weakest of all. the main idea is to observe what the effect will be on the plant for each liquid.

Project Number: 6301  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Well linked result of the experiment with the outside world. Impressive observation layout.

 

 

Drink,Juice,Water for Athlete

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/safaoa

Abstract: To find out which drink has the most electrolytes to replace the ones an athlete loses during training.

Project Number: 6303  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Topic has correlation with everyday life. Terrific layout of project. Excellent project!

 

 

Weight Lifted by Helium Balloon

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/alhumf

Abstract: The purpose of my science project is to figure out how much weight a standard sized helium-filled balloon

Project Number: 6304  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Good hypothesis. Well done!

 

 

Is Your Toothbrush Clean ?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/soniii

Abstract: I am going to be determining what method of storing a toothbrush best reduces bacteria when the toothbrush is stored in air, water or an antibacterial mouthwash

Project Number: 6306  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Genuine experiment with balanced conclusion. Nice layout.

 

 

Plastic Wrap Prevents Evaporation

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/yirena

Abstract: I will find out which plastic wrap prevents the most evaporation in my experiment.

Project Number: 6344  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Well presented observation. Nice project!

 

 

Whose DNA Reigns Supreme??

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/parsam

Abstract: To measure and compare DNA traits in different types of fruits.

Project Number: 6297  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Very clear research. Nice layout of the project. Good Work.

 

 

Can Kitchen Items Preserve Apples?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/babuts

Abstract: The purpose of my project is if household items help preserve kitchen household items

Project Number: 6350  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: A simple experiment for the grade level. The hypothesis does not clearly state which kitchen product will preserve apples. The web presentation is neat.

 

 

Mission Impoppible

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/saxonn

Abstract: My purpose is to see which popcorn leaves the least kernels cooked at the same amount of time. My hypothesis is that I think Orville Redenbachers would leave the least kernels. I will use three different brands of popcorn to test my hypothesis.

Project Number: 6230  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Your project is appropriate for your grade level and the purpose is clear. The colors used on the web pages are too many and do not have a great visual appeal.

 

 

Testing for Antibacterial Chemical

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/teixec2

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to test pine needles, Echinacea, and dandelions for anti-bacterial chemicals.

Project Number: 6425  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Very original idea. The images are excellent, webpage presentation is impressive. Great project.

 

 

Growing Nails

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ahmeda

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out if male or female nails grow longer in the same amount of time. My hypothesis is that the nail of a female will grow faster and longer. First, I will find two males and two females and get them to cut their nails. I will measure their nails weekly for roughly about 3 weeks. Finally, I will measure their nails on the final day and record all of my results.

Project Number: 6229  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The variables are controlled and well defined. It is a creative project. The conclusions are clear and accurate. The web presentation is good. Try not to use too many marquee tags.

 

 

Which Antacid Works Best

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/teixic

Abstract: I am going to drop each antacid in acid (viniger)to see what works best.

Project Number: 6235  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Well planned and implemented project. Good project!

 

 

Memory vs. Age

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/masrir

Abstract: My project is to find out who has better memory, kids or adults. I will test who has better memory by asking kids and adults to memorize words and numbers. I will test 15 kids and 15 adults.

Project Number: 6430  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Not enough data to support hypothesis.

 

 

Heat and Evaporation

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/madans

Abstract:

Project Number: 6434  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: The procedures are clear and address the hypothesis. Well done!

 

 

How Topography Affects Wind Speed?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/vignaa

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to see how topography affects wind speed.

Project Number: 6232  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Good project and a neat presentation.

 

 

Man Faster Than Bike?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/jainjs

Abstract:

Project Number: 6219  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Interesting project. Your experiment is clearly defined. The web presentation is neat, but try to use fewer colours.

 

 

More Effective to Bacteria

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/stloul

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out which is more affective to bacteria.My guess is that the hand sanitizer is more effective to bacteria.I will use a q-tip and swab the bathroom door handles, sponge, and sink. I will swab the q-tip on a petri dish of agar and observe bacteria growth.

Project Number: 6228  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: The web presentation is very neat. The experiment is simple but well presented.

 

 

How Temperature Affect Battery Life

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/sakhui

Abstract: My goal is to prove that How Temperature could affect battery life in many different ways.

Project Number: 6233  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Clear and quantitative result. Great project.

 

 

Skin- Titalating!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/kimkit

Abstract: I'm doing this project to test the sensitivity of different areas of the skin on the human body.

Project Number: 6392  

Grades: 7-9 Health/Sport

Comments: Good Experiment. Logical conclusion based on the results.

 

 

Power From Poop!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/guptas

Abstract: The abstract of my project is to learn about an alternative method of creating electricity, by using bacteria from waste. I will build a microbial fuel cell and demonstrate whether there is enough energy coming from the bacteria to power a circuit. I will also test to determine which waste products are most effective at creating power.

Project Number: 6226  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: This project exceeds grade level and relates to everyday life. The experiments are detailed and well done.

 

 

Color Change Effect human behaviour

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/masriz

Abstract: My project is to see if color change effects human behavior. I will paint 15 sheets of clear plastic and wait until it dries. Once it dries I will get people to put the sheets of plastic over their face. If they feel different I will tell them to write their moods on a questionnaire. Once they give me their Questionnaires I wiil average them and give a total.

Project Number: 6255  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Project is not to grade level expectations.

 

 

Human-like Thinking Simple Robot

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mishra

Abstract: My project was about seeing if a robot could make its own deacons. I hope to see this, because it would require less programming to program.

Project Number: 6389  

Grades: 7-9 Engineering/ComputerScience

Comments: Not enough trials for a valid conclusion.

 

 

Healthiest Meal For Plants

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/saroyk

Abstract: In my project I will be testing to see if a green bean seed will grow bigger with fruit and vegetable compost or grass and leaves compost.

Project Number: 6341  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Results obtained were logical. Nice project!

 

 

Candy Chromatography

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/bhatj

Abstract: The goal of this project is to measure how far the colour of skittles can travel and have the most Rf value.

Project Number: 6239  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Well followed procedure. Great project!

 

 

Brr...Bubbles

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Honore Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/pascad

Abstract: I am supposed to see if temperature in a glass bowl will effect how long a bubble is blown.

Project Number: 6245  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Very relevant experiment. Excellent job! Nice project.

 

 

Cleaning Up Oil Spills

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/wadhwi

Abstract:

Project Number: 6295  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Good scientific explanation. Great interpretation of results. Well done!

 

 

Effect of Bluetooth on People

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/badwar

Abstract: To see if Bluetooth distracts people from driving.

Project Number: 6290  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Project demonstrated a strong knowledge about Bluetooth. Very original and nice project.

 

 

Fastest Biodegradable Paper

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ganaps

Abstract: What type of papert;coloured, blank, recycled, or lined paper will biodegrade the fastest?

Project Number: 6288  

Grades: 4-6 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Interesting topic choice. Well done!

 

 

Temperature Affects Glue Adheres

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/krishs

Abstract: I use 4 papers and 5 glues. I then put the papers in 3 different temperatures.

Project Number: 6287  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Original topic with useful result. Nice project!

 

 

Electro-"Light"

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/saroys

Abstract: To see which liquids are electrolytes.

Project Number: 6285  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Good project. Nice layout.

 

 

Which Electrolyte Create More Sound

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/djordf

Abstract: to see which electrolyte creates more sound using fruits and vegetables

Project Number: 6284  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Nice layout. Good work!

 

 

Can Temperature Affect Battery Life

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/charln

Abstract: I will be using different temperatures to see if the temperature makes batteries have less battery life.

Project Number: 6291  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Great project! Data was clearly displayed in the project.

 

 

Great Globs of Gluten!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/teixec

Abstract: I'm going to see how much gluten is in cooking or baking flour.

Project Number: 6241  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Well planned and implemented project. Well done!

 

 

3-2-1 TAKE OFF!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/valink

Abstract: I am testing to see if the type of paper used to make paper airplanes affects the distance traveled. My three types of paper are Construction, Newspaper, and regular paper.

Project Number: 6365  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Excellent observation. Interesting project. Well done!

 

 

Which Bread Molds the Fastest?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/alialr

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to see which bread molds the fastest. The breads I will be using is whole wheat, white, rye, and corn.

Project Number: 6373  

Grades: 4-6 Biology

Comments: Clear and concise result. Good effort!

 

 

Color Changer

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/iftekn

Abstract: In my project, I will find out which materials are acid and which are bases. I will use a red flower as a indicator. I will use vinegar as acid and water and baking soda as bases. Then I will dip the red flower in acid first and in base. Next I will see if it changes color into blue or green, and if it does it is acid.

Project Number: 6395  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: The concept is not creative and the experiment does not prove anything concrete. Web presentation is fair.

 

 

Substances Effect on Boiling Water

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/sandha

Abstract: The Main purpose of the project is to find out how salt, sugar, and baking soda effect the temperature of boiling. water

Project Number: 6246  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Correct procedure. Great effort!

 

 

Which bridge can hold more weight?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/grunwa

Abstract: The purpose of my project is to find out which bridge is able to hold the largest amount of weight. I will first build two different types of bridges, one curved, and one straight. I will put a bucket on each bridge and will keep adding more sand to each bucket evenly until a bridge splits apart. That will determine which bridge can hold the largest amount of weight.

Project Number: 6394  

Grades: 7-9 Engineering/ComputerScience

Comments: The experiment is well controlled. The web presentation is good, but there is no legend on the observation graph.

 

 

Fuel For Thought

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/desoul

Abstract: In my project, I am going to test if biofuel has the equivalent of energy to nonrenewable fuel.

Project Number: 6335  

Grades: 7-9 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: Creative organization. Hard work is evident in the project. Well done!

 

 

Affect of Density on Buoyancy

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/sharmn

Abstract: I will use aluminum spheres of one mass but different diameter and see which ones sink and which ones float.

Project Number: 6305  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Great explanation of Archimedes principle. Excellent project!

 

 

Fuel Cells- Fueling up the Future!

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/masriz2

Abstract: You probably know that turning off the lights and the water, and not wasting paper are all good ways to help the environment and conserve our resources. Did you know that another good way is using fuel cells? A fuel cell is a device that converts the energy in chemicals to electricity and it creates no pollution! In this science fair project, learn how a fuel cell works.

Project Number: 6398  

Grades: 7-9 Earth/Energy/Environmental

Comments: The experiment is more a demonstration on how fuel cells work.

 

 

Roller Coaster Marbles

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/desoum

Abstract: To determine whether or not height affects whether or not a marble will loop the loop of a roller coaster.

Project Number: 6236  

Grades: 4-6 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Very thorough and well written analysis of experiment. Excellent layout.

 

 

Which Metals Rust in Boiling Water?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/mistrd

Abstract: in my project I will be putting metal in boiling hot water and see if it rusts or now.

Project Number: 6319  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Well written conclusion. Nice work!

 

 

What is the Best Power Source

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/charlm

Abstract: The purpose is to see which power source out of 3 generators which one works better. The three generators are solar, Water, and electric.

Project Number: 6317  

Grades: 7-9 Physics/Astronomy/Mathematics

Comments: Diligent attention to detail and control of variable. Well organized layout!

 

 

Toothbrushes in Bathroom-Hazardous?

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/chojuj

Abstract: My project is to see if keeping your toothbrushes in the bathroom is hazardous, or healthy.

Project Number: 6316  

Grades: 7-9 Biology

Comments: Well defined and documented observation and purpose. Well organized layout!

 

 

The Fastest Computer

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ahujap

Abstract: My project is going to tell you which computer is the fastest and what makes it the fastest.

Project Number: 6429  

Grades: 4-6 Engineering/ComputerScience

Comments: Interesting topic.

 

 

A Bright Idea

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/goelk

Abstract: The purpose of this experiment is to determine whether or not phosphorescent is affectedby the light source or only by intensity and if the light source affects length of time.

Project Number: 6433  

Grades: 7-9 Chemistry

Comments: Good organization of observations. Well organized layout!

 

 

Oily Animals

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/tangrn

Abstract: In my project, I will see how different detergents clean off oil spills fabrics, feather, and fur.

Project Number: 6237  

Grades: 4-6 Chemistry

Comments: Great real world application. Effort shown in the display. Great work!

 

 

How Greasy Are Your Potato Chips

Virtual Science Fair 

   Cum Virtute Award  -  Merit Certificate

 

View Project: virtualsciencefair.org/2012/ivanoa

Abstract: I am going to find out which potato chips are the greasiest.

Project Number: 6243  

Grades: 4-6 Health/Sport

Comments: Clear and concise conclusion. Well presented project. Great project!