Long Island Science and Engineering Fair:
On March 14, ten students from both the Advanced Science Research and Independent Research programs presented their research at the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair, JV level. The students had an exciting time and received helpful feedback and praise for their research. In addition, the students were excited to have Superintendent of schools, Mr. Robert Fenter, and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Mr. Kurt Simon, visit and chat with them. The student presentations were as follows:
Isabel Adelhardt and Gabriella Harrison - "The Effects of Magnetic Fields on the Regeneration Process of Planaria"
Emma Bauer and Ryan Steele - "The Effects of Alcohol Addiction on the Behavior of Drosophila melanogaster"
Andrew Khanin and Joseph Amadeo - "Testing the Effects of Bacteriophages on E. coli"
Sarah Lynch and Erin Gallagher - "The Regeneration of Acheta domesticus Cerci Over 5 Weeks"
Sibelle O'Donnell - "Acclimating Corals to Rising Global Ocean Temperatures"
Paige Vegna - "The Effect of Small Heat Shock Proteins on Polyglutamine Aggregation in Dictyostelium discoideum"