High School Students

Present Your Science Research!

Saturday, April 22, 2006

Make plans for spring 2007!

2006 Program

 

2006 Winners

We congratulate our winners from 2006:

Nathan Parrish, McEwen High School, Forward Scatter Meteor Counting, Constance Brown sponsor, $50 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry Department

Mary Bradley and Laura Tucker, McEwen High School, Light Pollution, Constance Brown sponsor, $30 second place

Jacob Luco, McEwen High School, Emergency Radio Response System, Constance Brown sponsor, $15 third place

To see a list of all participants, click here. For a group picture, click here.

2005 Winners

Spencer Kern, Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High School, The Fluorescent Tagging of CAS and the Obervance of its Localization in Cells iwth Respect to Focal Adhesions, John Lee sponsor, $100 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry Department

Casey Ridener, Northwest High School, The Effect of Light Changes on Electrolysis, Katie Saxon sponsor, $50 second place and alternate to the $250 scholarship

Guy Kopsumbut, Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High School, Parallel Parking Made Easy,  John Lee sponsor, $50 second place

Stephanie Finch, Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High School, Enzyme Assisted Magnetic Nanoparticle Motion in a Model Tissue System, John Lee sponsor, $25 third place

Katrina Browning, Northwest High School, Is Your Make-up Worth It?, Katie Saxon sponsor, $25 third place

Stephen Luco, McEwen High School, A Low Cost Robot (2nd year), Constance Brown sponsor, $25 third place

To see a list of all participants, click here.

2004 Winners

Corey Keller, Montgomery Central High School, Quasar Variability Study, Mike Brown sponsor, $100 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry Department

Jessica Gill, McEwen High School, Water Quality of Blue Creek, Part 2, Constance Brown sponsor, $50 second place and alternate to the $250 scholarship

Stephen Luco, McEwen High School, A Low Cost Household Robot, Constance Brown sponsor, $25 third place

Katrina Browning, Northwest High School, How Time Passes, Katie Saxon sponsor, $25 third place

To see a list of all participants, click here. For pictures, click here.

2003 Winners

Justin Lynch, Northwest High School, The Chaotic Behavior of Dripping Faucets at High Flow RatesKatie Saxon sponsor - $50 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry Department

Jessica Gill, McEwen High School, Water Quality of Blue Creek, Part of the Duck River WatershedConstance Brown sponsor - $30 second place and alternate to the $250 scholarship

Olivia Ezell, McEwen High School, The Effect of Gestures on Personality TypeConstance Brown sponsor - $20 third place

To see a list of all participants, click here.  For pictures, click here.

2002 Winners

Donnie Johnson, Northwest High School, The Effect of Copper Sulfate on Daphnia magna Survivability, Pam Cooper sponsor - $50 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry department

Kenneth Robertson, Dickson County High School, Polyphosphate Hydrolysis: Kinetics and Applications, Mike Brown sponsor - $30  second place

Aaron Spencer, Dickson County High School, An Exploration of Curved Asymptotes, Mike Brown sponsor - $30  second place

Crystal Hooper, McEwen High School, Extracting DNA, Constance Brown sponsor - $25 third place

To see a list of all 2002 participants, click here.  For a group photo, click here.

 

2001 Winners

Kenneth Robertson, Dickson County High School, The Study of the Hydrolysis of Polyphosphates Using P31 NMR: Phase II, , Philip Chadwick sponsor - $50 first place

Terry Coleman, Northwest High School, Why Do Tree Leaves Change Colors?,  Pam Cooper sponsor -$50 first place and a $250 scholarship to Austin Peay from the Chemistry department

William Newell, Northwest High School, Water Quality Observations on Hurricane Creek,  Pam Cooper sponsor - $25 Honorable Mention

Kristen Bradley and Bethany Lytton, McEwen High School, Cool Vision,  Constance Brown sponsor - $25 Honorable Mention

To see a list of all 2001 participants as well as 2000 winners, click here.

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Spring 2006 contest :

 

The Austin Peay State University Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society will be hosting a research forum for high school students. The event will occur in  the Sundquist Building on April 22 from 9:30 AM - 1 PM. (Registration 9:30-10,  opening session at 9:50,  talks begin promptly at 10:00)

Awards will be given for the best oral presentations. Cash awards will be given as well as a $250 scholarship to the top paper. All areas of science, math and engineering research are included with six entries allowed per school.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Ron Robertson at (931)221-6298 (or 7626) or email robertsonr@apsu.edu

Each participating school should submit the abstracts of their participants (with name of student, name of sponsoring teacher, title of project, and school) to:

Ron Robertson
Chemistry Dept., Austin Peay State University
P.O. Box 4547
Clarksville, TN 37044

E-mail to robertsonr@apsu.edu or fax (931-221-6261) accepted. Deadline of Wednesday, April 19 for submission. Click here for list of 2006 registered projects. 

Abstracts should be a maximum of 200 words. Please include the school address and telephone number for confirmation. Examples of college research abstracts can be found here.

Oral presentations will be limited to 12 minutes with 3 minutes for questions. A slide projector and overhead multimedia system  will be supplied. Presentations will be judged by a panel of APSU faculty and/or students. This is not a poster or "science fair" contest but is a presentation contest similar to the statewide TN Junior Academy of Science competition. This is a valuable opportunity to work on your communication skills and to share your knowledge with others. Come and join us!