Ave Maria Students Participate in Big Bang Science Fair
May 13, 2018 10:41PM ● Published by Doug Erlien
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Seventh grader Nick Merrilman won the first place prize, a family trip to the Vatican Observatory in Arizona and a $2,500 travel voucher for his project about how the width of a wheel affects the distance a car travels.
Eighth grader Sidney Borland won the St. Sebastian award for projectile motion for her project that measured the angle of a compressed air rocket affecting the distance traveled. Sidney’s prize is a neighborhood backyard stargazing event with meteorologist with Mike Lynch.
Sixth grader Jaclyn Mader also presented a project about how a mint affects the temperature of hot water.