Five young scientists in Sartell will compete at the state level after being honored at the recent Central Minnesota Regional Science Fair at St. Cloud State University.
Fifteen Sartell-St. Stephen students in grades 7-9 participated in the SCSU Science Fair. The state science fair will take place March 20-22 in Bloomington.
The five award winners (two teams and one solo participant) and their science projects are: Gillian Orth and Cindy Zhang (Does Fear Change With Age?); Janagan Ramanathan and Carter Schumacher (Aerodynamics: The Effect of Blade Angle on Turbine Voltage Output); and Elizabeth Ruder (Solar Power Water Desalination). Ruder was also honored with the Association of Women Geoscientists Award.
The other participants at the fair were the following teams: Lydia Anderson and Jaden Nguyen; Mallory Daniels and Ella Krauel; Jack Hackenmueller, Benjamin Kiewel and Jacob Miller; and Elijah Lawson and Bennett Hill.