Los Alamos Women in Science
Northern Chapter of the New Mexico Network for
Women in Science and Engineering
1999 Los Alamos County
Science Fair Awards
LAWIS is proud to recognize the following participants in
the 1999 Los Alamos County Science Fair, held on February 6, 1999, for
their accomplishments in the study of science:
(gift certificate, "Trust Me, I'm a Scientist" bumper sticker, LAWIS certificate)
$25 Katie Wurden *,
Making a Two Dimensional Magnetic Fluid
$15 Kristin White **,
Every Rock Has A Silver Lining
$10 Elena Gustafson,
Mordants: What Are They Good For?
($5 gift certificate, "Trust Me, I'm a Scientist" bumper sticker, LAWIS certificate)
How Rockets Work: Using an Air Pressure Rocket
Light Refraction of Liquids
Claire Lackner *,
The Heart of the Matter
Is Development What People Really Want in Los Alamos?
Factors Affecting Bacterial Growth
How Does It Ring?
Jennifer Trent *
Acoustic Insulation of Materials
How Ants Work Together to Gather Food
Erin Dempsey *
Get the Lead Out
Nail It! The Best Electromagnet
School Project Awards:
(American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) poster of Uranus or
* = award winner in 1997 or 1998! (** if both!!)
Suzanne Davis' Second Grade Class, Pinon,
Which Boat Will Float the Best and Hold the Most?
Nogar and Schillaci's First Grade Classes, Pinon,
Mrs. Ziomek's Third Grade Class, Mountain,
How Popular is Your Name?
Mrs. Gorman's 2nd Grade Class, Barranca,
The Sound of Music
Carol Busch's Third Grade Class, Pinon,
(If any LAWIS award winner did not receive their award, or their certificates were misspelled, please contact Tinka Gammel, 667-9149.)
LAWIS would also like to thank Otowi Station for donating two of the $5 gift certificates, and the AAPT for the posters.
Judging this event for our LAWIS awards was extremely difficult as there were many more excellent projects than we had awards. But the opportunity view the exhibits and to talk to so many young women interested in science more than made up for having to face the dilema of choosing between them!
We hope all participants had fun, and will continue to develop their potential as future scientists!
The Judges for LAWIS:
LAWIS Science Fair Page: http://nmnwse.org/lawis/ScienceFair
LAWIS home page: http://nmnwse.org