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STEM Updates

By Dr. Rosemary Davidson
Many of our honors science students are hard at work on their science fair projects, especially these students who intend to enter the Honors Division which is the qualifying event for the International Science and Engineering Fair.

Pictured at right:
Sophomore Honors Biology students Natalie Mispagel and Issy Talent conducting their research on the effects of sunscreen on photosynthesis of phytoplankton by looking at dissolved oxygen levels.

Junior Honors Chemistry student Kristin Strout conducts research on the effects of different land use on water quality around Creve Coeur Lake by observing planaria.

Sophomore Honors Biology student Margie Lodes exploring the effects of high atmospheric carbon dioxide on phytoplankton.

Sophomore Honors Biology students Emma Mueller and Kara Greger conducting their research on the effects of different concentrations of caffeine on the heart rates of daphnia.
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