E.a. Young Academy Middle School Students Present Projects at 2014 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Emily Baker Wins Second Place in Physics and Astronomy.
Six students from EA Young Academy traveled to San Antonio to present their science projects at the 2014 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Over 1100 students from all over Texas competed, presenting their 900 projects. Keller eighth grader, Emily Baker, won second place in the Physics and Astronomy category.
Saturday evening, at the awards ceremony, Keller eighth grader, Emily Baker, was awarded second place in the Physics and Astronomy category for her project, “The Effects of an Electromagnetic Field on Beta Decay Particle Tracks.” Miss Baker was also invited to submit her project to the Broadcom Masters Competition, a national STEM project contest. She joins three other Young Academy students in this honor. If their projects are selected for the Broadcom Masters, these young women will win a trip to Washington, DC and an opportunity to compete for a $25,000 prize.
The following students were present at the fair in San Antonio:
Avery Lyda "Bias vs. Our Brains"
Audrey Horn "The Effects of an Animal's Physical Characteristics on a Person's Perspective"
Riley Turner "Manga Momentum"
Erin Gehle "Tarnish Remover!"
Calleigh Johnson "The Breaking Point"
Emily Baker "The Effects of an Electromagnetic Field on Beta Decay Particle Tracks"
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