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Monday, April 21, 2014

VJAS Results are in

Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade students whose Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Papers were accepted for presentation at the annual VJAS Symposium at VCU in May. Here is the list of the categories and titles:

Anna Homer, Grade 7, Animal & Human Sciences: Comparing the Efficiency of Learning of Cats (Felis Catus) and Dogs (Canis Lupus)
Sarah Purrington, Grade 8, Animal & Human Sciences: The Effect of Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Acetic Acid and Water on Teeth
Julia Cassidy, Grade 7, Chemical Science: The Effect of Agitation in Water on Level of Dissolved Oxygen
Dominic Gammino, Grade 7, Chemical Science: The Effect of Pozzolans on the Strength of Cement
Wyatt Mingus, Grade 8, Chemical Science: How Does the Amount of Water in Mortar Affect its Strength?
Roby Straus, Grade 8, Chemical Science: The Effect of the Type of Fuel on the Amount of Energy Released
Hannah Parker, Grade 7, Ecology & Earth Sciences: The Effect of Runoff Barriers on the Amount of Pollutants Entering a Body of Water
Vanessa Bethke, Grade 8, Human Behavior: The Effect of Caffeine on Typing Speed
Luke Hawkins, Grade 8, Human Behavior: The Effects of Meditation on Focus and Concentration
Sami Wells, Grade 7, Human Behavior: The Effect of Music on Heart Rate
Tom Blue, Grade 7, Physical Science: The Effect of Air Resistance on the Motion of Objects
Alex Daglish, Grade 8, Physical Science: The Effect of Temperature on the Tensile Strength and Electrical Resistance of a Metal Conductor
Lee Martin, Grade 8, Physical Science: The Effect of Varying Tension of Tennis Strings on the Deflection Distance of a Tennis Ball
Hunter McGuire, Grade 7, Physical Science: The Effect of Different Greenhouse Roofing Materials on the Inside Air Temperature of Different Boxes
Lilac Rudolph, Grade 7, Plant Sciences & Microbiology: The Effect of Flour Type on the Growth of a Sourdough Starter

Preschool Admissions Visits for Applicants

Saturday, April 26th, by appointment