2017 Exhibits Awards

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TEACHER   Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Teacher Award
JB01 Summer Brown
Project Title: What Not To Wear
Description: I tested to see how the way you are dressed affects how you are perceived by those around you.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB02 Kassi Randolph
Project Title: Pathogen Reduction Utilizing UVC Sterilization
Description: My project is Pathogen Reduction Utilizing UVC Sterilization and we swabbed the bottom of two shoes and put it on two different agars and then put the two shoes on a UVC light for two minutes and swabbed them again and put it on the agars.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB03 Jordan Vorwaldt
Project Title: I’m Going on a Counting Spree
Description: My exhibit is about which kind of water the microscopic organsims, Chilomonas, like most, and using a microscope to see count them.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JB04 Kalyn Tuttle
Project Title: Dissecting the Bank Shot
Description: My exhibit is about testing what position on a basketball court is best for shooting bank shots.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB05 Adel Cynolter
Project Title: Does Color Affect Your Mood?
Description: I tested whether looking at a colored piece of paper for 15 seconds will affect subjects’ moods.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB06 Kylie Kemper
Project Title: Plants Grow
Description: My project is to see what soil do plants grow best in: MiracleGro, potting soil, or yard soil. I put the seeds in pots with the different soils, put the pots in a sunny environment, watered every 2 days, and measured once a week.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB07 Alex Dix
Project Title: Which Growing Medium Grows Seeds the Fastest?
Description: My exhibit is about testing which growing medium (dirt from ground, potting soil, homemade potting soil, and an aquaponics system) will grow seeds the fastest. I used two different types of chives seeds for this project.
Adult Sponsor:  Art Millikin
School: Pekin MS, Packwood
JB08 Kylie Peck
Project Title: Heifer Hierarchy
Description: My exhibit proves if higher ranking calves (beef) make more productive food choices.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB09 Siri Pothula
Project Title: What drinks stain your teeth the most?
Description: My exhibit is about how chemical items in drinks effect the coloration of teeth.
Adult Sponsor:  Jenna Adams
School: Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB10 Gracey Genkinger
Project Title: Can LED Lights Affect soybeans?
Description: I wondered if colored LED lights can affect soybean growth under non-natural lights rather than natural (sun) light I wondered if it would take longer time to grow under the following colors: blue, green, yellow, and white.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JB11 Madison Meyer
Project Title: Can Plants Stop Erosion?
Description: My project is how plants can stop erosion compared to just bare soil. I planted wheat, rye, and alfalfa.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB12 Kolbie Bass
Project Title: The Proof Is In The Prints Phase II
Description: I wanted to test to see if gentics has an effect on fingerprint patterns.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB13 Vaisnavii Mohanraj
Project Title: Do hand sanitizers work to kill bacteria?
Description: My topic is about bacteria. I will be comparing the effect of hand sanitizers and without hand sanitizers. I will be measuring the growth of bacteria.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB14 Lochlan Krupa
Project Title: Talking to Plants: The Effect of Emotional Environment on Plant Height
Description: My exhibit is about how speaking to plants with a tone of anger or encouragement affects their height.
Adult Sponsor:  Bennett Brown
School: South East JHS, Iowa City
JB15 Paisley Grafton
Project Title: Can temperature affect your blood sugar?
Description: I had people put their hands in room temperature, ice, and a heating pad to see if blood sugar levels change when the temperature changes.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB16 Aaron Plecker
Project Title: I See You, Do You See Me? Phase ll
Description: My project is to see if dominate eyes effect athletic preformance, hand eye cordination, and accuracy and percision.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB17 Shelby Penrod
Project Title: Musical Memories
Description: I was testing whether or not listening to music would affect people’s short-term memory. I found out that music kind-of affects memory. It only works on certain people in quiet environments.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB18 Maddie Black
Project Title: Wanted: Thawed and Alive
Description: My project is about finding the dead or alive rate in frozen cattle semen.
Adult Sponsor:  Art Millikin
School: Pekin MS, Packwood
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB19 Habib Saine
Project Title: The Effects of Title on Opinion
Description: My exhibit is to demonstrate how a title affects someone’s opinion.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB20 Kelyn Grimm
Project Title: Which Poo Works For You? II
Description: My exhibit is about the effect of manure on corn and soybeans.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB21 Gavin Lorence
Project Title: Gamer’s Memory
Description: Testing the memory of gamers, occasional gamers, and non-gamers. There was only a minor difference between gamers and not.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB22 Emmy Liu
Project Title: Imagine That!
Description: My experiment is about how age affects creativity. I have tested a LOT of people in several different age groups.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB23 Maria Schilling
Project Title: Curing Method a a Factor of Microbial Activity
Description: I investigated microorganisms present on the surface of jerky (cured and uncured) of different ages in relation to uncured meat.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
JB24 Style Haeffner
Project Title: Analyzing The Differences In The Biomass of Soybeans When Growing In Different Growing Densities.
Description: My Project looks at growing densities in hydroponics of soybeans. I am looking at the biomass and how densities are affected.
Adult Sponsor:  Gail Kunch
School: Danville Jr-Sr HS, Danville
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB25 Avary Bartholomew
Project Title: Does it Cure?
Description: The purpose of my is to see what substance cures the Agrobacterium tumefaciens in the corn the best.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB26 Olivia Shields
Project Title: The Chemistry of Tie Dye
Description: I mixed different liquids with tie dye powder and I found which one of each group that people thought was most vibrant on a scale of 1–5.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB28 Xandra Abel
Project Title: Biomimicry
Description: My project is about changing the contact angle to prevent bacterial growth.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB31 Kyla Smith
Project Title: The Sound
Description: Participants reacted to different types of video game music and evaluate what emotions they felt. Results varied by video game.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB32 Jessie Newbanks
Project Title: How do Microwaves Affect the Growth of Plants?
Description: My exhibit is about the growth of plants after the seeds were exposed to microwaves.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JB33 Finn Winn Bousquet
Project Title: Do LGBTQ youth have more anxiety than Non-LGBTQ youth?
Description: My exhibit is about the differences in anxiety between LGBTQ youth and Non-LGBTQ youth.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB34 Myriah Baker
Project Title: Fruit Lotion
Description: My exhibit is me trying to see which lotion people like better.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB35 Emily Boeding
Project Title: Relieving Stress
Description: To see what relieves stress the best.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity ES, West Point
JB36 Aidan Boyer
Project Title: Will an Organic Solution Cure Goss’s Wilt? Phase 2
Description: I infected corn with Goss’s Wilt and then tried to see if spraying a cure of garlic or horseradish solution would sure it.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JB37 Madelyn Rashid
Project Title: “It’s Not Fair!”
Description: My project was about what age kids understand volume and numbers. The younger kids were very upset if I had more of something than they did, even though we had the same amount/volume. Older kids did not get as upset by this.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB38 Shelbie Frey
Project Title: Conflicting Mental Tasks Reveal About the Strop Effect
Description: My exhibit is about the time difference between teenager and middle- aged people.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB39 Drishikaa Thimmaiah
Project Title: A Novel Method for Managing Waste
Description: My exhibit is about managing food waste to stop too much waste going to the landfills.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB40 Macy Watkins
Project Title: Phytoremediation: Elodea vs. Duckweed
Description: My project is about how Elodea and duckweed plants absorb copper sulfate by using phytoremediation.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB42 Faith Neeley
Project Title: Questioning Colors
Description: My project shows how the stroop effect is related to reaction time
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB43 Madelynn Schaefer
Project Title: Composite vs. Regular
Description: I was testing to see whether people preferred composite faces to regular faces. I had several examples to show people and they had to choose between two choices.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB44 Grace Houser
Project Title: The Effect of Music on Memory
Description: My project is about how different genres of music affect your memory.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JB45 Elan Jenkins
Project Title: What cleaning product works the best?
Description: I saw what cleaning product out of bleach, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, full circle all purpose cleaning product, Scrubbing bubbles all purpose cleaning product cleaned a computer keyboard the best.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB46 Patrick Lowe
Project Title: Mighty Mighty Memory
Description: Testing different subjects to see if mnemonics work like they are supposed to.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB47 Otto Boddicker
Project Title: How Dirty Are Your Mittens?
Description: My project is about finding out how long bacteria lasts in mittens.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JB48 Arianna Brantner
Project Title: The Color Rush
Description: My exhibit is about how color effects blood pressure.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB49 Hailey Alvis
Project Title: Lighting up Brassica rapa
Description: My exhibit is about the effects of a normal light and a grow light on Brassica rapa’s growth, in soil and in water beads.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB50 Cameron Younker
Project Title: Dream On
Description: Do cognitively demanding activities effect the content of your dreams?
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB51 Lily Fenton
Project Title: Does Your Eye Color Affect Your Vision?
Description: I tested people with vision tests for shade of color, reading letters at a distance, and looked correlations with melanin (based on eye color).
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB52 Flora Morris-Downing
Project Title: Perception of Time
Description: My exhibit is about how seventh grade boys and girls perception of time depends on exercise or resting.
Adult Sponsor:  Bennett Brown
School: South East JHS, Iowa City
JB53 Amy Wamsley
Project Title: Gray Water vs Water
Description: My exhibit is about the effect of gray water and plant growth.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB54 Serenity Haynes
Project Title: How Much Bacteria Are on Restaurant Menus? Phase III
Description: I wanted to see if using a Lysol cleaner would lower the percent of bacteria growth on restaurant menus. I also tried to identify those bacterium.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Junior Champion
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB55 Kayla Livesay
Project Title: How Macronutrients Affect the Growth and Yield of Plants
Description: My exhibit shows the affects of Macronutrients on the growth and yield of plants, as well as soil nutrients.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Biological
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JB57 Brianna Gruntmeir
Project Title: Close En-Counter with the Bacterial Kind
Description: My project is about bacteria on raw meats and on countertops. I tested the meats on the countertops to see which meat had the most bacterial colonies. I also tested the bacteria on the countertops to determine which would be cleanest.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB58 Emma Slater
Project Title: Doggie Doggie
Description: My exhibit is a test to see if dogs understand English or tone of voice.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB59 Skylar Halley
Project Title: Nervous Habits
Description: I conducted a survey about nervous habits to find which of 10 nervous habits are most common among middle schoolers.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JB60 Ryan Wolf
Project Title: The Effects of Cover Crops on Soybean Size (Weight)
Description: My exhibit is about farming with less of an environmental footprint.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JB61 Kailey Cannon
Project Title: A Human’s Touch
Description: My exhibit is about the bacteria on food after a person touches it.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Biological
JB62 Carson Stetter
Project Title: Tasty Visions
Description: My topic is looks at whether the sense of sight effects the sense of taste.
Adult Sponsor:  Chelsea Thordarson
School: EBF Schools, Eddyville
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Biological
JB63 Haley Heberer
Project Title: Experimenting with the Golden Ratio
Description: To see if the golden ratio really makes you more appealing to the human eye.
Adult Sponsor:  Sarah Hawkins
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JB64 Chase Durbin
Project Title: Why Are Plants So Thirsty?
Description: My exhibit is about seed plant growth with different types of water.
Adult Sponsor:  Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JB65 Hannah Leech
Project Title: Did You Catch That?
Description: My exhibit is about testing the accuracy of eyewitness testimony over a two day time period.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP01 Payton Stevens
Project Title: Rethink What You Drink
Description: My exhibit is about what drinks stain your teeth the most.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP02 Kerridwen Roberts
Project Title: Dehydration of Apples
Description: My project was about dehydrating apples with different salts to see which is the most efficient.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP03 Arron Silvers
Project Title: Lock and Load
Description: My exhibit is about how muzzle velocity affects the penetration of a hollow point bullet.
Adult Sponsor:  Art Millikin
School: Pekin MS, Packwood
JP04 Karissa Moeller
Project Title: Breathe In, Breathe Out
Description: My exhibit is about the difference of lung capacity between boys and girls in sixth grade.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP05 Emily Sprouse
Project Title: Rapid Relief Part II
Description: I wanted to see what tablet would dissolve the fastest in a mix of water and hydrochloric acid.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JP06 Kirsten Walz
Project Title: Are Swim Caps Overrated?
Description: I tested to see if wearing a swim cap makes a swimmer faster or not. After many tests, it was clear that wearing a swim cap makes you a lot faster.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP07 Olivia Tennant
Project Title: Here Fishy Fishy
Description: My exhibit is about the effect of a pond’s surroundings on the amount of dissolved oxygen in its water.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP08 Ace Meierotto
Project Title: How Tough is Your Hair.
Description: testing hair gel
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
JP09 Colin Siemsen
Project Title: Sound in a Box
Description: My exhibit is about the most effective materials used for sound proofing.
Adult Sponsor:  Minca Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JP10 Jesse Weaver
Project Title: Brightest bulb for your buck
Description: I found out which bulb produces the most amount of light while using the least amount of electricity and costing the least.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Physical
JP11 Hayden Wolfe
Project Title: Homopolar Motors
Description: Using batteries, wire, magnets, and a laser tachometer, I created a homopolar motor and measured the rotations per minute. The bigger the magnet, the more rotations per minute were recorded.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club / Collins Amateur Radio Club: Outstanding Achievement
  • NextEra Energy: Outstanding Achievement
JP12 Treyton Bainbridge
Project Title: Flammable Fabrics
Description: I tested to see if liquid fabric softeners, or dryer sheets affected the flammability of different fabrics.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Physical
JP13 Zephan Abel
Project Title: Preserving a Georgia Hot
Description: My exhibit is about the process involved in mummification.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Physical
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JP14 Lauren Wells
Project Title: Fire Or fresh
Description: My exhibit looks at different detergents and how fast each will burn and ignite.
Adult Sponsor:  Chelsea Thordarson
School: EBF Schools, Eddyville
JP15 Jameria McCullough
Project Title: Convection Currents
Description: I am trying to see what happens when I put red food coloring in hot water and blue food coloring in cold water and just room temperature water. My results came out kinda good but I think I should improve.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP17 Josh Ellis
Project Title: “Ca”n It Dissolve?
Description: The purpose of this project was to determine if different calcium products farmers use have different dissolubillity and availability for the plant to use.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Physical
JP19 Gavin Cutler
Project Title: Which Types of Rocks Are Damaged by Ice?
Description: My exhibit is a display showing the amount of weathering that occurs when igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks are exposed to cold weather (ice).
Adult Sponsor:  Karen Koenig
School: Riverbend MS, Iowa Falls
Awards:
  • Cedar Valley Rock and Mineral Society: 1st Place, Junior Geology-Related Project
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
JP20 Pierson Westfall
Project Title: How Clean Is Clean?
Description: My exhibit is about the effectiveness and safety of organic and regular household chemicals. It involves how much bacteria was left after cleaning a surface and testing the pH levels of the chemicals and controls.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Physical
JP21 Abram Lorence
Project Title: Bullets Matter
Description: My exhibit is about the difference speeds of 22 long rifle rounds.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP23 Quenten Tweedy
Project Title: Homopolar Train
Description: I tested to see if adding additional magnets to the ends of the battery would would make the homopolar ‘train’ go faster.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP24 Reece Kracht
Project Title: The Science of Spherification
Description: My project is making edible spheres out of liquids.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Physical
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JP25 Maria Delgadillo
Project Title: Brilliant Ice
Description: My exhibit is about the effect of temperature on glowing ice
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP26 Ruger Smith
Project Title: Bullet Bonanza
Description: My exhibit is about testing to see what brand of .22 caliber bullets is the most consistent.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
JP27 Hatcher VanSteenWyk
Project Title: Which Kitty Litter Clumps the Best?
Description: My exhibit looks at which kitty litter is best and which one clumps the best.
Adult Sponsor:  Chelsea Thordarson
School: EBF Schools, Eddyville
JP28 Brooklynn Cormier
Project Title: SPF, UVB, What Does It Mean For Me? Pt. 2
Description: My project is about the different effects between 5 different brands of sunscreen and expired and non-expired sunscreen.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Physical
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JP29 Ellie Herdrich
Project Title: Mulch on Moisture: Phase 2
Description: I tried to figure out if natural or store bought mulches retained more moisture.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Physical
JP30 Dylan Estrada
Project Title: Heat In Colors
Description: My exhibit is about the amount of heat absorbed by colored paper.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP32 Claire Wills
Project Title: To Dissolve or Not to Dissolve… That Is the Question, Phase III
Description: My project is about whether ibuprofen soft gels dissolve faster in an apple juice/stomach acid mixture, or in just plain stomach acid.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Junior Champion
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Physical
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JP33 Wyatt Page
Project Title: 22 Cartridge Accuracy
Description: My exhibit is about 22 caliber rifle cartridge accuracy.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JP35 Carolyn Daw
Project Title: A Breath of Fresh Air: Air Particles & Air Quality
Description: My exhibit is about the quality of the air people breathe and if air is carrying air debris and how much it is carrying.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • American Meteorological Society: Outstanding Achievement
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
JP36 Michael Hellman
Project Title: Packing a Punch
Description: My experiment is seeing what packing materials work the best.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
JP37 Landon Harl
Project Title: How Can You Use Tension to Change a String’s Pitch?
Description: This is a project about using tension to change the pitch of a string. I made a test fixture to simulate a guitar for the tests.
Adult Sponsor:  Art Millikin
School: Pekin MS, Packwood
JP38 Emily Schorr
Project Title: Light Reflectivity
Description: My exhibit is about the reflectivity of snow, soil, and salt water. I am trying to make a relationship to global warming.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP39 Layni Vessell
Project Title: The Science of Tsunamis
Description: My exhibit is about how tsunamis work and why they happen.
Adult Sponsor:  Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JP41 Aleaya Klesner
Project Title: Environmental Water Problems
Description: My project was to see if amounts of chemicals (iron, pH, ammonia, phosphate, nitrite, nitrate, and lead) in ponds and rivers would be affected over a six month time period.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • Iowa Water Environmental Association: Award of Excellence
JP42 Anna Hodgkins
Project Title: Wifi Signal Strength
Description: My exhibit looks at which household materials block wifi.
Adult Sponsor:  Chelsea Thordarson
School: EBF Schools, Eddyville
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Physical
  • Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club / Collins Amateur Radio Club: Outstanding Achievement
JP43 Lily Scott
Project Title: Homemade Fertilizers
Description: My exhibit is about how to make homemade fertilizers for radish plants.
Adult Sponsor:  Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Physical
JP44 Gavin Moeller
Project Title: Water Purity
Description: My exhibit is about testing specific particles in my towns’ tap water. I found that there were no major amounts of the particles I tested in the water.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Physical
  • Cedar Rapids Audubon Society: Outstanding Achievement
JP46 Darya Acas
Project Title: How Does a Pyramid’s Design Affect the Time to Fall?
Description: My exhibit is about pyramids during earthquakes.
Adult Sponsor:  Bennett Brown
School: South East JHS, Iowa City
JP47 Shristi Sharma
Project Title: How Easily Can Your Password Be Hacked?
Description: My exhibit is about the strength of different lengths of passwords and how to create a secure password.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Physical
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JP49 Jonathan Gard
Project Title: Balloon Powered Car
Description: I want to see kids can have fun with house hold item.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JP50 Jolene Snider
Project Title: Thick or Thin
Description: I am testing to see how different kinds of blankets affected the temperature of the horse.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
JP51 Felicity Reddy
Project Title: Carbon Dioxide in a Physical Reaction
Description: Which soda has the most CO2 in a physical reaction?
Adult Sponsor:  Chelsea Thordarson
School: EBF Schools, Eddyville
JT01 Max Alvarez & Damien Smith
Project Title: Elephant Toothpaste
Description: We were trying to figure out if changing the percentage of hydrogen peroxide would affect the height of the elephant toothpaste geyser.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT02 Dalton Jones & Kolton Krueger
Project Title: Temperaure on Battery Life
Description: We are testing how long batteries last in different temperatures.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT03 Abygale Sherman & Chloe Adkins
Project Title: Hopping Confused
Description: My exhibit is about raising rabbits in different environments to see how it effects the way they act.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JT04 Emily Barnhardt & Shane Barnhardt
Project Title: I Don’t Want Germs on my I-Phone
Description: We wanted to know if Lysol or Zeiss Lens Cleaning Wipes works best at cleaning iPhone germs.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
JT05 Nikilah Garza & Isaiah Hoaglin
Project Title: Does Eye Color Affect Peripheral Vision?
Description: We were testing to see how eye color affects peripheral vision by putting different color objects near the corner of their eye and having them tell us what color they saw.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT06 Gage Yocum & Ashtin Tibbits
Project Title: Which Locations in our School Will Have the Most Bacteria?
Description: Our project is testing 3 locations in our school that has the most bacteria.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT07 Grant Timm & Dominic Dupoux
Project Title: Which ice cream melts the fastest
Description: our experiment is about which ice cream melts the slowest/fastest.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JT08 Keiko Radley & Isabel Jurgens
Project Title: Studying the Effects of Acid on Rocks
Description: My exhibit is about how treating rocks with acid affects mass, volume, and density.
Adult Sponsor:  Bennett Brown
School: South East JHS, Iowa City
JT09 Anna Beebe & Lane Davis
Project Title: The Effects of Radiation on Zea mays and Rye
Description: We wanted to see if microwaved radiation effects how a seed sprouts and grows.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Teams
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
  • NextEra Energy: Outstanding Achievement
JT10 Kaylie McFadden & Sylvia Jerden
Project Title: Stain Busters
Description: We tested which commercial brand stain remover works best on different variations of stains. Our results showed that Shout worked the best in removing the most types of stains.
Adult Sponsor:  Becky Morey
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT11 Alexa Dingman & Kayla Box & Laura Mehmert
Project Title: Protein or Carbs, Which Comes First?
Description: We tested 10 subjects to find out if you should eat carbs before protein or protein before carbs to minimize the increase of your blood glucose level.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity ES, West Point
JT12 Aidan Ball & Layden Denning
Project Title: Which Cup Is Better?
Description: We are testing cold and warm water against a name-brand thermal cup to an off-brand thermal cup. We are measuring to see which does a better job at keeping drinks cold and hot.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT13 Kaylie Watson & Kaydance Oliveski & Abby Wolter
Project Title: How Easily Can Your Password Be Hacked?
Description: We tested how long it took for passwords to be hacked.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Teams
JT14 Jacob Hohl & Gannon Wells
Project Title: Fruit Freshness
Description: Our exhibit is about which bag or container will keep fruit fresh the longest.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Teams
JT15 Lauren King & Taylor Barnes
Project Title: Move Your Feet to the Beat
Description: OUr exhibit if the tempo of music affects running time.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Teams
JT16 Shea Scott & Mckenna Caviness
Project Title: Scientifically Extracting D.N.A from strawberries
Description: My project is to see if it is possible to extra Deoxyribonuclecic Acid from strawberries like how scientist extract other things!
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Junior Teams
JT17 Maddie Bemis & Anne Meier
Project Title: The Cold Truth
Description: Our topic is about tumbler water bottles and which one would keep the water the coldest. We used 5 of different types to see which one had the best vacuum insulation.
Adult Sponsor:  Art Millikin
School: Pekin MS, Packwood
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Teams
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JT18 Ella Johnson & Julia De Gala
Project Title: Which Can Hold More: Plastic or Aluminum?
Description: We tested two type of boats, plastic and aluminum, testing to see which one can hold more mass.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT19 Liam Soares & Romil Patel
Project Title: How does sound effect people’s emotions?
Description: We compared the way different music samples affected people’s emotions through a short survey.
Adult Sponsor:  Dominica Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JT20 Morgan Meierotto & Emily Eid
Project Title: Will It Hold?
Description: Our exhibit is about different bridge models and their strength.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Teams
JT21 Bella Poppe & Mya Schmitz
Project Title: How Sweet is It?!
Description: Our exhibit is about testing the percentage of sugar in a 2-litter bottle of soda.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
JT23 Jaelyn Boley & Kadence Nusbaum
Project Title: It’s the Gall of it
Description: Our project is about if fly galls give off a virus to a goldenrod plant.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JT24 Abigail Haage & Camryn Walte
Project Title: Gender Roles in Society
Description: To see if there is still specific roles for both genders in society.
Adult Sponsor:  Sarah Hawkins
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT25 Nadia Boeding & Madelyn Swigart
Project Title: Can You HANDle the Heat?
Description: Our exhibit is about temperature effecting hand warmer crystallization.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT27 Grant Anderson & Keating Fuger
Project Title: Solar Heater: Which Material Works Best?
Description: Our exhibit is a solar heater that we designed to determine which product retained the most heat; aluminum foil or black paint.
Adult Sponsor:  Andrea Hopp
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Teams
JT29 Anthony Potratz & Carson Sargent
Project Title: The Effects of Coloring on Hand-Eye Coordination
Description: We hare having participants color on a daily basis to determine whether or not if it has any effect on hand-eye coordination.
Adult Sponsor:  Sarah Hawkins
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Junior Teams
JT30 Kylee Cashman & Olivia Cornelis
Project Title: From Trash to Gas
Description: Our exhibit is about decomposed organic food matter and the amount of gas produced.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT31 Mackenzie Taylor & Zoe Dye
Project Title: How Much Baking Powder Do Quick Breads Need?
Description: Our exhibit is the different amounts of baking powder, and how it affects our quick breads.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JT32 Anna Sobczak & Ava Rashid
Project Title: VitaPlant
Description: Our exhibit is about watering Wisconsin Fast Plants with vitamin C and B-12, to find out what effect it had on the plants.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernest Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
JT33 Sydney McCarron & Abby Thompson & Jadyn Scott
Project Title: Electrolyte Challenge
Description: We tested drinks to find out how many electrolytes are in each drink.
Adult Sponsor:  Sarah Hawkins
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT35 Kearstin Mason & Reyna Lampe
Project Title: Effects of Long Jump
Description: Our exhibit is about the pre-jump distance ran and the resulting distance in the long jump.
Adult Sponsor:  Kelly Hackett
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Teams
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JT37 Zoe Best & Cala Smith
Project Title: Rethink Your Drink
Description: Our exhibit is about what the drinks we’re testing do to your “teeth”.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JT38 Grace Hulsebus & Chyane Davidson
Project Title: Rainbow of Peas
Description: Our experiment explains how light going through different colors of cellophane affect the growth of pea plants.
Adult Sponsor:  Kyle Van Ausdall
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Teams
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JT39 Schylar Grisham & Stephen Schultz
Project Title: Color Blindness
Description: Our project is about finding color blindness in humans. We want to know more about the problem.
Adult Sponsor:  Sarah Hawkins
School: Keokuk MS, Keokuk
JT40 Chrissa Ahlen & Alicia Stephenson
Project Title: H2O Filter
Description: Our exhibit is about how homemade water filters work.
Adult Sponsor:  Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT41 Alexis Stalcup & Jack Blint
Project Title: Guess Who?
Description: We are testing bias against convicted criminals.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
JT42 Owen Loeffler & Lukas Mcentee
Project Title: Are $300 Bats Better Than $20 Bats?
Description: Our project is about the performance different types of baseball bats.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
JT44 Budhil Thijm & Johan Stokstad
Project Title: How Body Language Helps in Friendships
Description: How you can use body language to help your relationships with others
Adult Sponsor:  Minca Borg
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
JT45 Myah Kruse & Jyliyah Smutney
Project Title: Color or White?
Description: Our exhibit is about whether colored or white candles burn faster.
Adult Sponsor:  Rosa Schroeder
School: Ft Madison MS, Ft Madison
JT46 Avree Tweedy & Lauren Graber
Project Title: What Font Color Attracts an Eye?
Description: Our exhibit looks at what font color catches the eye when asked to find an alphanumeric at quick glance. We wanted to determine if one color sticks out to the majority of those tested more than another color.
Adult Sponsor:  Nadine Weirather
School: Central Lee MS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Junior Teams
  • Broadcom Masters: Outstanding Achievement
JT47 Cohyn Jury & Nathan Davidson
Project Title: Will You Bank, Swish, or Miss
Description: We wanted to test if it was easier to bank or swish.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
SB01 Jolie Harryman
Project Title: The Long-Term Effects of Chemical and Organic Fertilizers on Soil Productivity and Soil
Description: The purpose of my project is to determine how different types of fertilizer affect the long-term quality and productivity of Iowa soil. Furthermore to determine if certain types of fertilizers are causing the soil to lose nutrients.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Senior
SB02 Brooke Finney
Project Title: Calling It Quits: Phase 3
Description: I tested the difference in lung capacity between COPD patients and people that have no history of smoking.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
SB03T Brittany Evermon & Elizabeth Potratz
Project Title: The Effects of Acid Rain on Daphnia and Algae
Description: In our exhibit, we applied acid rain to Daphnia and algae cultures.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 6th Year Student
SB05 Maram El-Geneidy
Project Title: Is the Expression of ASICs Altered in Mouse Sensory Neurons with High-Intensity Exercise Training?
Description: My exhibit is about the effect of high-intensity exercise training on ASIC expression in mouse sensory neurons.
Adult Sponsor:  Mai Shehata
School: Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf
SB06 Andrew Hockenberry
Project Title: The Observations of the Effects of Dissolved Oxygen and Nitrate on Betta splendens Behavior.
Description: This exhibit analyses the observations of various Betta splendens behavior in varying levels of nitrate and dissolved oxygen.
Adult Sponsor:  William Hansen
School: Winfield Mt Union, Winfield
SB07 Callum Beebe
Project Title: Manure Using, Methane Producing, Microbial Fuel Cells
Description: My exhibit is about using Microbial Fuel Cells to produce electricity and methane using cow manure as the fuel.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
  • ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Outstanding Achievement
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • I-SWEEEP: Outstanding Achievement
  • NextEra Energy: Outstanding Achievement
  • Ricoh Corporation: Ricoh Sustainable Development
SB08 Evylin Merydith
Project Title: Crude Oil on Aquatic Environments
Description: My exhibit demonstrates the effects of crude oil on aquatic environments.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • NASA Earth System Science Award: Outstanding Achievement
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Outstanding Achievement
  • NextEra Energy: Outstanding Achievement
SB09T Miguel Jacobo & Paulina Solis & Luz Martinez
Project Title: Investigation of Possible Disease Causing Variants in FGFR1
Description: My exhibit is about variants in the protein FGFR1 and if they are pathogenic or benign
Adult Sponsor:  Olivia Symmonds
School: West Liberty HS, West Liberty
SB10 Kamryn Banks
Project Title: The Observation of Acid Precipitation with Planktonic Crustaceans and the Bioremediation of Fresh Water Pollutants Using Lemna minor
Description: The purpose of my project is to determine if Lemna minor can act as a bioremediator using Daphnia magna to improve acidic environments.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Senior
  • Association for Women Geoscientists: Outstanding Achievement
  • Iowa Water Environmental Association: Stockholm Junior Water Prize
SB12 Brock Fricke
Project Title: Analysis of Lemna minor Growth in Various Water Quality Treatments
Description: This exhibit was a qualitative and quantitative investigation on the growth of Lemna minor in varying concentrations of E. coli, nitrate, and ammonium sulfate.
Adult Sponsor:  William Hansen
School: Winfield Mt Union, Winfield
SB13 Brooklyn Pardall
Project Title: The Analysis of Iowa’s Honeybees and the Effects of Apis mellifera on Glycine max
Description: Throughout my project, I describe how soybeans are effected by the honeybee’s pollen. I also analyze and show the drastic decline in the bee population, demonstrating the overall need for them.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
SB14 Shelby Westhoff
Project Title: Microbial Inactivation By Ultraviolet Light For Bovine Milk Phase II
Description: My project is about the effect of ultraviolet light on milk as a way of reducing possible microbial contamination.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
SB15 Mallory Markley
Project Title: The Effects of Various Essential Oils Compared to Chloramphenicol on Different Bacteria
Description: The purpose of my project is to determine if oregano, eucalyptus, and tea tree oils can have the same effect of stopping and slowing the growth of bacteria as antibiotics do.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
SB17 Casey Abfalter-Dial
Project Title: ESP: Is Clairvoyance Real?
Description: My project is about testing to see whether people can sense the future. To prove this, participants were asked to predict the scores that they and others would do on a test, along with the subject of their tests.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
SB18 Wyatt Hellman
Project Title: Wingspan vs. Swimming Speed
Description: I checked the body structure vs. swimming speed
Adult Sponsor:  Ernest Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
SB19 Manasa Pagadala
Project Title: Galmydar: A Metalloprobe for Monitoring Chemotherapeutic Resistance in Human Cancer Cells
Description: My exhibit is about understanding the mechanism behing multidrug resistance in cancer cells and how it can be monitored.
Adult Sponsor:  Jenna Adams
School: Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf
Awards:
  • EISEF: Senior Champion
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 7th Year Student
  • Genius Olympiad: Outstanding Achievement
  • US Metric Association: Award of Merit
SB20 Kortney Banks
Project Title: The Bioremediation of Polluted Environments with the Application of Chlorella vulgaris and Chlamydomonas reinhardi Algae Phase II
Description: The purpose of my project is to investigate the bioremediation of environments inhabited by Daphnia magna and polluted by acidic rain using Chlorella vulgaris and Chlamydomonas reinhardi algae.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 7th Year Student
SB21 Taylor Harrison
Project Title: What is the effect of polyethylenes on Glycine max?
Description: My exhibit is testing the possible effects of common plastics in a landfill on soybeans.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 6th Year Student
SB23T Abby Wittkamp & Sara Dodge & Zakk Getz
Project Title: How Lysol and Febreze Affect the Growth of Escherichia coli
Description: Our exhibit compares the impact bacterial resistance has on Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Febreze Fabric Refresher’s ability to kill Escherichia coli when on a porous environment.
Adult Sponsor:  Elizabeth Sanning
School: Burlington HS, Burlington
SB24 Lauren Starnes
Project Title: The Effects of Breast Milk on Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus simulans, Micrococcus luetus, and Streptococcus
Description: The purpose of my project is to determine if different samples of breast milk will have any effect and or a neutralizing effect on the different bacterias.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
SB25T Anne Kindhart & Austin Brown
Project Title: Music Vs. Work Completion
Description: Our exhibit is about seeing if music affects how well you concentrate on your tests.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
SB26 Hermela Gebremariam
Project Title: The Search for Antibiotic-Producing Microbes
Description: My exhibit is about antibiotic-producing microbes. I tested several soil samples to see if I could find any bacteria/fungus that would produce antibiotics.
Adult Sponsor:  Girma Tessema
School: Fairfield HS, Fairfield
Awards:
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
SB27 Sierra Kelman
Project Title: The Effects of Energy Drinks on Mice’s Learning Skills and Overall Living Habits
Description: I explored how Energy drinks effect learning skills of mice and watched there overall health.
Adult Sponsor:  Gail Kunch
School: Danville Jr-Sr HS, Danville
Awards:
  • American Psychological Association: Outstanding Achievement
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
SB28 Shannon Garrels
Project Title: The Effects of Bioorganic Chemical Materials on Staph.
Description: My project is testing a number of different bioorganic chemicals with medicinal properties on Staph. to see if they will kill it.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
SB29T Kristyn Eaves & Emily Fuller
Project Title: Does Nicotine Kill the Green?
Description: Our exhibit is about the effect of nicotine on Brassica rapa plants.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
SB30 Josh Pieper
Project Title: The Effects of Vitamin B and Variable Feed rates on Piglet Birth weight
Description: My exhibit is about improving piglet birth weight through the use of vitamin b-12 and using variable feed rates.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 6th Year Student
SB31 Andres Garcia
Project Title: Computational optimization of a complement inhibitor to treat renal disease
Description: My exhibit is focused on using computational simulations to understand and optimize the interaction of a cyclic peptide inhibitor with complement protein C3. My long term goal is to improve treatments for rare renal diseases.
Adult Sponsor:  Olivia Symmonds
School: West Liberty HS, West Liberty
SB32 Grace Sampson
Project Title: Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Prevalence in the Quad Cities’ Genesis Hospitals
Description: My exhibit is the evaluation of cultures grown from Genesis hospitals.
Adult Sponsor:  Jenna Adams
School: Rivermont Collegiate, Bettendorf
SB33 Mackenzie Winslow
Project Title: The Effects of Facial Cleansers and Sebum on Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus simulans, Streptococcus, and Micrococcus luteus Phase III
Description: The purpose of my project is to determine with facial cleanser terminates the most bacteria in three different oil levels: reduced level of facial oil, average level of facial oil, and elevated level of facial oil present. I am also testing which bacteria the facial cleansers have the greatest effect on and also which bacteria the facial cleansers have the least effect on.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
SB35 Madison Barnhardt
Project Title: Phase III: There’s a Science Experiment in my Stomach!
Description: My exhibit is about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and the best remedy to neutralize stomach acid which is saving money and lives.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
SB36 Addie Brewer
Project Title: Lunch before or after recess?
Description: My exhibit is about how much food waste there is when kids have recess before lunch versus recess after lunch.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
SB37 Gloria Nelson
Project Title: The Compliancy in Cystic Fibrosis Between Hypertonic Saline and Pulmozyme Phase 2
Description: I tested the effectiveness of Hypertonic Saline in different lung difficulties.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
SB38 Mason Burlage
Project Title: Inhibition of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum via Cover Crop, Coniothyrium minitans, and Foliar Application
Description: My project is about using cover crops and other compounds as a fungicidal application.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
Awards:
  • EISEF: Senior Champion
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • Genius Olympiad: Outstanding Achievement
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • Society for In Vitro Biology: Outstanding Achievement
SB40T Elizabeth McKinney & Faith Royer
Project Title: Does Peppermint Stimulate Cognitive Thinking?
Description: Our project is about finding the effects of peppermint when in need of concentration.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
SB41T Nyah Taylor-Butcher & Cecile Bendera
Project Title: Do People Recognize Their Own Race Better Than Others?
Description: Our project is about trying to find a correlation between a person’s own race and his or her’s ability to correctly identify differences in people of other races versus his or her own.
Adult Sponsor:  Sakinah Ellickson
School: Iowa City HS, Iowa City
SB44 Emily Box
Project Title: HbA1c, Bicarbonate Dentifrice, and the Potential of Hydrogen
Description: The purpose of this project is to compare the difference between pH levels of saliva in diabetic test subjects in comparison groups of HbA1c levels of 6.0%−6.9%, 7.0%−7.9%, 8.0%−8.9%, and non-diabetic groups after brushing with non-baking soda dentifrice and baking soda dentifrice.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
SB45 Pranav Chhaliyil
Project Title: Efficiency of Nano GIFT Charcoal on Microbiome upon Oral Cleaning
Description: My research is about how dental plaque formation is influenced by the microbiome change, in saliva and the tongue, upon different oral cleaning methods like toothpaste brushing, Nano Charcoal and tongue cleaning.
Adult Sponsor:  Barbara Hays
School: Maharishi SAE, Fairfield
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
SB46 Salena Sayre
Project Title: Bacterial Transformation Efficiency
Description: My project is about Bacterial Transformation.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
SP01 Megan Ertl
Project Title: The Effect of Material Selection on Evaporative Pattern Processes
Description: My exhibit is about implementing 3D printed plastic into the evaporative pattern metal casting process.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Senior
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Outstanding Achievement
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • Yale Science & Engineering Association: Most Outstanding Exhibit
SP02 Summer Smith
Project Title: Reducing Phosphates in Natural Waterways: Phase IV
Description: My exhibit is primarily about using natural soaps instead of detergents for doing laundry. Using a natural soap instead of a detergent can help reduce phosphates in surrounding waterways.
Adult Sponsor:  Alici Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 5th Year Student
SP04 Maggie Walker
Project Title: Sodium Polyacrylate Used For Nitrate Runoff Prevention: Phase 2
Description: My exhibit is about finding an environmentally friendly way to prevent nitrate runoff by using sodium polyacrylate as a lining around fields in comparison to a mixture within the crop fields.
Adult Sponsor:  Ernie Schiller
School: Holy Trinity Jr-Sr HS, Ft Madison
Awards:
  • EISEF: Honorable Mention, Senior
SP05 Alexandra Zelenski
Project Title: Increasing the Efficiency of a Nasal Epinephrine Delivery System
Description: My exhibit is about increasing the efficiency of a nasal epinephrine delivery system through the usage of pretreatments such as ethanol or propylene glycol.
Adult Sponsor:  Elizabeth Sanning
School: Burlington HS, Burlington
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Senior
SP06 Nicole Schilling
Project Title: Longitudinal Evaluation of Sinkhole Attributes Phase II
Description: This project involved a longitudinal study of the size changes in sinkholes in Eastern Iowa. Water quality was also tested in order to understand changes in two different sinkholes.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
Awards:
  • Cedar Valley Rock and Mineral Society: 1st Place, Senior Geology-Related Project
SP07 Lily Fuger
Project Title: Evaluation of the Leaching of Bisphenol A (BPA) from Preservative Plastic Coatings: Phase III
Description: My exhibit is about the leaching of the plastic chemical BPA from preservative linings in tin cans.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class II, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 7th Year Student
SP08 Katie Bozer
Project Title: Amorphous Tellurium Dioxide Production and Characterization
Description: My exhibit is about producing larger quantities of glassy tellurium dioxide, and understanding its properties through tests and measurements.
Adult Sponsor:  Sakinah Ellickson
School: West HS, Iowa City
Awards:
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers: 2nd Place
SP09T Corgan Ball & Justin Walte
Project Title: Nailed It: The Correlation between Gender, Age, and Frustration
Description: Our exhibit tested frustration on people of different ages, and genders, to see which gets the most frustrated.
Adult Sponsor:  Arie Schiller
School: Keokuk HS, Keokuk
Awards:
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 4th Year Student
SP10 Aaron Wills
Project Title: Engineered Environmental Containment: Using Lemna minor L. to Reduce Nitrate Levels in Aquatic Environments
Description: My exhibit is about engineering an aquatic containment system that is able to contain a duckweed. Then use the duckweed to reduce the nitrate and phosphate levels in aquatic environments.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller-Haynes
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • EISEF: Senior Champion
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • EISEF: Participation Achievement Award: 6th Year Student
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers: 3rd Place
  • ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives: Outstanding Achievement
  • Genius Olympiad: Outstanding Achievement
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • Iowa Water Environmental Association: Award of Excellence
  • Iowa Water Environmental Association: Stockholm Junior Water Prize
SP11 Marcus Schneider
Project Title: Cover Crop and Tillage Effect on Soil Erosion Properties
Description: This study involved comparisons of various soils containing cover crops with those not using cover crops. I also looked at the impacts of till versus no-till on soil attributes.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
Awards:
  • Cedar Rapids Audubon Society: Outstanding Achievement
SP12 Vidya Mullangi
Project Title: A Novel 3-D Engineered Solution for Congenital Microtia of the Ear
Description: My project involves using 3-d engineering to form an artificial ear and canal and then testing the ability of it to transmit sound using a sound probe to detect the sound.
Adult Sponsor:  Elizabeth Sanning
School: Burlington HS, Burlington
Awards:
  • EISEF: Class I, Senior
  • ASM Materials Education Foundation: Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science
  • Intel Science Talent Search: Outstanding Achievement
  • Mu Alpha Theta: Outstanding Achievement
SP13T Rebecca Pilcher & Christian Douthart
Project Title: Hydrogen: The New Age Renewable Energy Source
Description: We made this project to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by using extracting a natural gas and use it to create electricity.
Adult Sponsor:  Amanda Schiller
School: Van Buren HS, Keosauqua
SP14 Abbigail Johnson
Project Title: Soil Texture VS Soybeans
Description: My project is about how soil texture affects how fast and how strong soybeans grow.
Adult Sponsor:  Alicia Schiller-Haynes
School: Central Lee HS, Donnellson
Awards:
  • Inspiring Excellence: Alan B. Adams Meritorious Achievement
SP15 Adam Wessels
Project Title: Longitudinal Analysis of Water Quality from the North Fork Watershed of the Maquoketa River
Description: This is a study of water quality during a period pre-construction thru post-construction near Highway 20 on the North Fork of the Maquoketa River. Analysis of various data was made using hydrologic unit data and self-gathered data points regarding water quality.
Adult Sponsor:  Cheryl Kluesner
School: Beckman HS, Dyersville
Awards:
  • American Meteorological Society: Outstanding Achievement
  • Iowa Water Environmental Association: Stockholm Junior Water Prize

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