APPENDIX F: The Innovations Virtual Science Fair

Congratulations once again to all of our contestants! In participating in this competition you have both demonstrated your willingness to pursue and finish a science fair project and helped to explore how the emerging technology associated with computers and the Internet might further enhance such projects and competitions. Thank you once again for all of the time and interest you have given this competition. We look forward to possibly seeing your names in next year's competition.

Sincerely,

Mark Schroll - Competition Coordinator

Colin Anderson - Webmaster and Computer Guru

Chris Beltran - Web Site Designer and Programmer

All contestants will receive certificates recognizing their participation in the 1998 Innovations competition and trophies will be awarded to the top five projects in each category. (Innovations, 1998).

High School Level Entries

Behavioral/ Social Science

FIRST PLACE

The Effects of Misleading Questions on the Memory of Observed Events

Carl Junction High School, Carl Junction, MO

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/foster/home.htm

SECOND PLACE

Cry Babies: Stopping the Madness

The Science Academy of South Texas, Mercedes, TX

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/boe/clay,elizabeth/r&dindex.html

THIRD PLACE

The Memory of Music

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us /innovations/projects98/garcia/bschwart/

FOURTH PLACE

Gestures/Physical language: how they differ from speaker to speaker

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/tnakamur/

FIFTH PLACE

Can a violent movie turn an impressionable teenager violent?

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/jseal/

Biochemistry

(no entries this year)

Botany

FIRST PLACE

Plant Cuttings & Plant Hormones

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/tudall/

Chemistry

FIRST PLACE

The analysis of fingerprints

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/akassan/

SECOND PLACE

Can additives increase the life span of soap bubbles?

Germantown High School, Germantown, TN

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/lewis/

THIRD PLACE

The dangers from burning gasoline (INCOMPLETE ENTRY)

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/savedon/

Computer Science

FIRST PLACE

A Better Way to Order Fast Food

The Science Academy of South Texas, Mercedes, TX

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/schroll/kious,chad/r&dhome.htm

Earth & Space

(no entries this year)

Engineering

FIRST PLACE

Subwoofer SPL and Frequency Response

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/abarthol/

SECOND PLACE

Retaining Walls

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/jpraw/

THIRD PLACE

The Polygraph with the Mostest

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/abraverm/

FOURTH PLACE

A Better Soccer Shin Guard

The Science Academy of South Texas, Mercedes, TX

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/schroll/barrera,david/r&dindex.html

Environmental Sciences

FIRST PLACE

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/cmortime/El Nino Webpage/index.html

Gerontology

(no entries this year)

Mathematics

(no entries this year)

Medicine & Health

FIRST PLACE

Allografting the Meniscus

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/dlevene/

SECOND PLACE

Why does junior tennis have such a high injury rate?

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/ogarciam/

THIRD PLACE

Nutrition

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/mheller/

FOURTH PLACE

Eliminating the Injury From Gymnastics

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/lmcnamar/

FIFTH PLACE

A short term diet that will lower my percent body fat

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/mwinnick/homepage.html

Microbiology

(no entries this year)

Physics

FIRST PLACE

Art of Ballet as seen through the Grand Jete Movement

Brentwood High School Los Angeles, CA

http://sast.south-texas.k12.tx.us/innovations/projects98/garcia/bmilken/

Zoology

(no entries this year)