District 58 congratulates the five middle school students whose projects will advance to the regional science fair:

  • Caralyn Fleming, Herrick seventh grader: "How does the angle of a solar panel affect the amount of power produced?"
  • Justin Martinets and Ellis Sioukas, Herrick eighth graders: "How does the type of cleaning product affect the amount of DNA extracted from a strawberry?"
  • Taran Sooranahalli, O'Neill eighth grader: How does the shape of a water turbine affect its ability to produce hydroelectric power?"
  • Zaara Haque, Herrick eighth grader: "Initiating global cooling: Could dissolved salts modify the freezing point of water?"