Columbia Falls students did well at recent science fairs, both at the school and county levels. Top placers included:
Grand champions at Glacier Gateway School Elementary
Airebella Hylton-Lewis: A Sea of Colors-The Wonders of the Seahorse
Kale Schaeffer: Hydroelectricity
Evelynne Dorr: Is there a Cheaper Way to Heat Your Livestock Tank?
Kensington Sundberg: How Does the Human Eye Work?
Aubrey Smith: Fun with Frequencies
Merell Cooley: Sloths on Sleds
Elaina Dorr: How Healthy is Your Soil?
Morgan Flickinger: Little Soda Molar Problem
Grand Champions Columbia Falls Junior High
Boone Shanks: A Study in Visual Perception
Reserve champions at Gateway
Dylan Owens: Biggest Bubble Experiment
Evelyn Freiheit: Inside the Human Body
Payton Keibler: Temperature and Crystals
Findley Dezzani: Apples vs. Oranges
Oscar Metallo: How much Vitamin C?
Reserve champions at Ruder
Kajsa Mohr: Magnetic Temperature
Teagan Bates: Effects of Acid Rain
Lily Gnauck: Soma Fun with Nerves
Ella Robbins: Building the Tallest Tower
Kaelyn Saenz: How Silly is Your Putty?
Caden Zanett: Maglev Train
Ailish Hanley: Does Shoe Size Matter with Height?
Trevin Jensen: Frog vs. Toad
Carrick Roma: The Awesome Chemical vs. Physical Experiment
Landon Culver: Venom Rocket 2.0
Teigan LaTray: Fire Behavior
Tucker Leever: Electricity
Hailey Littlefield How to Blow Up a Balloon with Carbon Dioxide
Nieve Schule: Incredible Ink
Kira Shanks: Instrumental vs. Lyrics
Fiona Bryant: Green House Gas
Quinn Morsett: Staying Warm This Winter
Isaac Scott: Protect Your Melon
Junior High first
Payton Owens: What Melts Ice Fastest?
County reserve Gateway
Lotus Helland The Magic of Bone Conduction
Best Energy-related Projects (Sponsored by the Electrical Contractors’ Union):
Evelynne Dorr: Is There a Cheaper Way to Heat Your Livestock Tank?
Kale Schaeffer: Hydro-Electricity
Laney Conger: The Effects of a Polystyrene or Microplastic Diet on the Lifespan of Yellow Mealworms, it also won a Big Creek Environmental Science Award, hosted by the Glacier Institute.
science fair in Butte