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Research Challenge Science Project Ideas

There are many Internet web sites that have great ideas for projects. In fact, a Google® search probably will return millions of hits! How to narrow it down? Here are a few of the most popular sites that have wizards and other tools to help you narrow down your search. Scroll down below to see a big list of past successful CNM Research Challenge projects.

www.sciencebuddies.org Science Buddies is a great place to start. You can browse ideas that appeal to you personally, and the Topic Selection Wizard is very helpful.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com From Astronomy to Zoology, you can explore over 500 ideas using a keyword search at All Science Fair Projects.
www.sciencefair-projects.org Science Fair Projects World has categories that you can search for ideas.
www.education.com/science-fair Part of education.com, the science fair project ideas page lets you browse by grade or by topic.
We don't recommend that you simply take a project from the Internet and just follow the instructions. Instead, learn to use the ideas of others to come up with your own unique project. Look at some of the cool projects that other New Mexico students have created. Some students look to see if something that appears true, really is. The key to successful science projects is to find something that really interests you.
dog faucet
Do dogs really have a cleaner mouth than humans, or is that just a popular saying?
Some students look at various possibilities,
not knowing what the result will be.
An experiment as simple as testing drinking water from different sources may yield very interesting and unanticipated conclusions.

Be Your Own Judge!

Students can also view the actual Judging Criteria and Processes that is put out by the Intel ISEF people. Many of your quesions can be found here, especially about how the judging is done, regional qualifiers, and more. This is also called a "rubic." Your teachers may give you a rubic as a guideline for grading your papers and homework. You can see this judging rubic at:  Judging Scoring and Guidelines Worksheet.

Past Central New Mexico Science & Engineering Research Challenge
Science Projects

Below is a list of both Junior Division and Senior Division science projects from past CNM Research Challenge events. To view the most recent science fair projects that have won awards, go to our Winners page. If you have something in mind, go to our Categories page to see what category your project will belong to.

JUNIOR BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

  • Peer Pressure
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Brain I-Act
  • Colors and the Way We React to Them
  • A Baby's Memory: How Good Is It?
  • To "Remember" or Not? That is the Question!
  • How Does Left or Right Brain Domination Affect a Child's Academic Results?
  • Lines: Curved or Straight
  • Take a Commerical Break
  • Extrasensory Perception: Trick or Truth?
  • Sleep Deprivation and How It Affects People
  • The "Aha" Response
  • AFFLUENZA, Shop 'til You Drop
  • Gender and Illusion
  • A Statistical Analysis of the Effects of Sports on the Self-Esteem of Students
  • Male versus Female Short-Term Memory Men, Women the Difference
  • Peripheral Vision -- "The Eyes" Have It!
  • Smell the Flowers
  • Steady Hand
  • Do Dogs Have A Color Preference?
  • Babies--Pastel vs. Bright
  • What is The Difference Between Girls' and Boys' Observation and Memory Skills
  • Does Time to Memorize Affect Your Memory?
  • Does Televised Violence Create Anxiety in Children?
  • Memory-How Television Affects It
  • Why We Remember and Why We Forget
  • Remember This
  • Threshold Limits
  • How Vision Works
  • Memory
  • How Color Affects Us
  • Is A Smile Contagious?
  • Effect of Color On Dogs Choice of Food
  • Does Gender Identity Or Age Affect Short Term Memory?
  • Does Music Affect Concentration?
  • Rodents on the Run
  • Mnemonic Devices: Do They Help You Remember?
  • Human Behavior Influenced by TV Commercials
  • Cats and Their Foods
  • How Well Does Your Brain Work After Watching Television?
  • Smell? Taste? Appeal?
  • Girls With Attitudes
  • How Fast Are You?

JUNIOR BOTANY

  • What's the Scoop on Poop?
  • The Effect of Different Fertilizers on Plant Growth
  • The Ivy Race
  • Jack and the Beanstalk--Or Not?
  • Sunny Side Up?
  • Respect Your Plants
  • Which Kind of Light Do Plants Grow In Best?
  • Why is Sunlight Important to Plants?
  • Do Different Stems Absorb Water Differently?
  • Are There More Plants In Certain Kinds Of Water?
  • Pole Planting of Cottonwoods, A Comparison
  • How Pesticides and Insecticides Affect Insects, Animals, and Plants
  • Photosynthesis
  • Acid Rain Injury to Plants
  • Germination Of Elm Seeds In My Yard
  • The Splash Crash
  • Watch it Change, Watch it Grow
  • Will Salt Water Affect Plants?
  • Does a Blinking Light Affect Plant Growth?
  • Will Plants Grow Around Objects to Get to Light?
  • Which Grass Grows Best
  • Do Small Amounts of Detergent and Soap Solution Affect the Germination of Radish Seed
  • Fig and Pear Grafting
  • Do All Plants Transpire At The Same Rate Under Different Sources of Light
  • Water, Water Everywhere...
  • Extreme Being
  • How Much Water Do Plants Need To Grow?
  • Soil Nutrition
  • The Growth of Bean Plants in Hydroponic Conditions
  • Are the Root Systems Different?
  • Does a Plant Grow Slower Toward Light Than a Plant Under Normal Conditions Conditions?
  • Do Household Drinks Affect the Growth of Plants?
  • Soils of Albuquerque
  • Periwinkles and Plant Food
  • Which Potting Soil Will Zinnia Plants Grow In Best
  • Which Soil Is Best for Growing Plants
  • Making Paper Products Out of Tobacco
  • Four Corners Growth
  • How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh the Longest
  • Effect of Pollution on Tree Growth
  • What Fertilizer is the Most Rad for Radishes?
  • How Light Coloration Affects Plant Growth
  • Plant Friends and Enemies
  • Running Out of Trees?
  • Is Soil From Bandelier National Monument Good to Grow Plants In?
  • What Type of Capsicum Frutescens is the Most Pungent and Why?
  • Which Method of Watering Creates the Best Lawn?
  • Does the Way You Water Your Plants Affect Their Growth
  • The Effect of Steroids on Seeds
  • Does It Matter What Kind of Water You Use to Grow a Bean Plant?
  • Plants on Deaths Door
  • Say "Ahhhhhhh!"

JUNIOR CHEMISTRY

  • Which Film Holds The True Color
  • What Wood Burns Efficiently?
  • Electrolysis, the Breaking Up of Water
  • Does Temperature Affect the Growth of Crystals?
  • Fermentation
  • Light My Fire
  • Flammability of Hair Care Products
  • Crystal Growth
  • Which Brand of Coke Has The Most Gas?
  • Energizer vs. Duracell
  • Crystal Growth Rates vs. Solution Strengths and Temperatures
  • Flammability of Natural vs. Synthetic Fibers
  • Molecule Adventure
  • Melt Down
  • Which Flour Is More Combustible?
  • Polymer Putty
  • How Safe Are the Materials You Wear?
  • What Detergent Works Best?
  • Toothpaste Cleaning
  • Can A Nail Be Made Rust Proof?
  • Electricity on Demand
  • Slip Sliding Away
  • What Antifreeze-Water Mixtures Have the Highest Boiling + Lowest Freezing Points
  • Do Magnetic Fields Affect Crystal Growth?
  • Natural Dyes
  • Oxygen in the Air We Breathe
  • How do Companies Plate Flat Ware With Silver?
  • The Effect of Temperature on Current
  • Oxidation of Produce
  • Home-Brewing: A Microorganism Nation
  • Antacids Generate Gas, But How Much Gas Do They Generate?
  • Enzyme Activity
  • Awesome Osmosis
  • What Effect Does Chlorine Have on Different Kinds of Swimming Suits?
  • Electricity Out of Regular Household Items
  • Does Water Really Conduct Electricity
  • Nailing The Nailpolish
  • pH and Oxygen Analysis of Water
  • Identification of Metals and Non-Metals
  • Flammability of Fabric
  • Parting the Waters
  • Turning Organic Household Wastes into Ethanol
  • Physical or Chemical
  • Homemade Gases That Inflate Balloons
  • The Effect of Acids on Metals
  • What is the Best Spot Remover?
  • How Long Does It Go?
  • Is Cabbage the Only Plant Indicator To Determine Acid or Base?
  • The Candle And It's Time
  • The Powers of Electricity
  • Lactose Litmus
  • What Fruit is the Best Substitute for Batteries
  • Does Fireproofing Wear Off or Does It Truly Work?
  • Don't Be So Dense
  • Not Worth Its Salt?
  • Does Salt Affect The Freezing Temperature of Water?
  • Antacids and pH
  • Electrolytes
  • Electrical Fruits (Batteries Not Included)
  • Why Do My Gramdma's Tortillas Need Baking Powder?
  • Dividing Water
  • Consumer Beware: Is Your Child's Sleepwear as Safe As You Thought?
  • Homemade Vs. Commercial Cleaners: Surprising Outcome
  • Water At Any Price?
  • Softening Water with Magnets Phase
  • Viscosity Vs. Density
  • Water Quality From Different Sites in Albuquerque
  • Crystals
  • Does the Amount of Vinegar Added to the Baking Soda Affect the Distance Traveled
  • Lemon Rocket
  • How Well Do Different Fabrics Absorb Natural Dye?
  • Crystal Growth in A Vacuum

JUNIOR COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • The BASIC Challenge
  • How Memory and Storage Work In A Computer
  • The Fast Lane
  • Determining Pi

JUNIOR EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES

  • Clouds
  • Are Meteorologists' Temperature Predictions Accurate?
  • At What Temperature Do Stalactites and Stalagmites Grow Best?
  • Wind and Weather
  • Lake Sediment
  • How Do Ocean Currents Affect Marine Life
  • Has El Niño Really Affected the Winter Weather So Far This Year?
  • How Water is Cleaned Naturally
  • Does The Shape or Size of Particles Affect The Way Sandstone Forms?
  • The Sky Is Falling
  • Diverse Soil Types of The Albuquerque Area
  • El Niño: How Has it Affected the Weather in the East Mountains?
  • Do Rocks of Different Densities Or Types Hold Different Amounts of Water
  • The Making of a Hadley Cell
  • How Would the Weather Patterns Change if the Earth was Cubical?
  • How to Measure Humidity in the Air
  • Water Absorption in Soil
  • What Makes a Well More Efficient
  • Comparison: New Mexican and Mexican Fossils
  • Water Holding Capacities of Selected Soil Types
  • Do El Niños Really Affect Our Weather?
  • Need an Umbrella Lately?
  • How's the Weather Out There?
  • How Accurate Is The Long Range Weather Forecast?
  • Alternatives For Effective Conservation in Landscape Topsoil
  • Telescopes
  • How Many Objects in the Orion Constellation Can be Seen?
  • The Radial Velocity of Stars in the Solar Neighborhood

JUNIOR ENGINEERING

  • Insulation? What Insulation? The Most Effective Insulation to Add
  • Warmth to Home
  • What Is The Strongest Wood?
  • What Would Make the Best Adobe?
  • Which Insulator Will Keep Ice From Melting?
  • Paper Plates: Strong As Trees
  • It's Hot In Here!
  • Watch for Ice on Bridge
  • R-Value: Does It Make a Difference?
  • Survival of the Fittest: Building Materials and Heat
  • Breaking Bridges
  • Bridging the Gap: Which Truss Makes the Best Bridge? (Phase III)
  • Deformation Under Compression
  • The Efficient Container
  • Determining the Best Tilt Angles for Solar Collectors
  • Air Entrained Concrete and Non Air Entrained Concrete: Which is Better
  • Which Bridge Is Best for an Area with a lot of Earthquakes
  • Do You Miss The Mark When You Park?
  • Metal and Titanic
  • Suspension Bridges
  • What Adobe Brick Will Hold More Weight?
  • Bridge Structure and Strength
  • How Does the Direction of Grain Affect Strength in Wood
  • Which Concrete Is Stronger II
  • Structural Supports
  • Does it Insulate Well? II
  • Which Material and Color of Roof Will Keep Your House Coolest?
  • The Crystal Diode Radio
  • How Adaptable Is Fiber Optics in Telecommunications?
  • Solar Oven Materials Research
  • What's That Noise? Part
  • Which Angle of a Solar Cell
  • Let There Be Light
  • Water Power
  • Which Colored Lens Will Work More Effectively On a Solar Cell?
  • Electrical Conductors/Insulators
  • Magnetic Pendulums (Copper Coils Become Electromagnetic Swings)
  • Artificial Intelligence and My Robot
  • Does Temperature Affect the Time Keeping Ability of Digital Electronic Watches?
  • Power Drain
  • Canine Cooler
  • Handicapped Ergonomics
  • Which Homemade Paper Airplane Flies Best?
  • Are Car Airbags Really Safe for Kids?
  • Does Length Affect the Height of a Rocket?
  • Flight
  • Which Design Stays Aloft Longest?
  • The Self-Contained Mini-Refrigeration Unit
  • Just Pull
  • Optimizing the Speed of a Gravity-Powered Car
  • Technology and the Disabled
  • Flying Higher
  • Wing Shapes
  • How Does Aerodynamics of Nose Cones Affect Model Rocket Altitude?
  • Computers Component Compacting
  • What Makes Airplanes Fly?
  • Variables Affecting Automobile Safety
  • Why Are Cars Shaped the Way They Are?
  • What Effect Does Aerodynamics Have on Cars?
  • How Far Will It Go?
  • Do Different Fins on Model Rockets Change the Height of the Flight?
  • Photon, The Light-Sensitive, Semi-Intelligent Robot
  • The Land and See
  • The Effects of Aspect Ratio on Flight
  • Does Dropping Tailgate Boost Gas Mileage?
  • It's A Bird! No! It's A Plane!
  • Which Angle of Attack Generates the Most Lift?
  • How Propellers Affect Speed?
  • Which Water Rocket Flies Longest?
  • The Effect of Viscosity on Motion of Various Oils
  • In Wind Conditions, How Will A Boomerang React With and Without An Airfoil?
  • Which Skateboard Bearing Goes The Fastest?
  • Is Making Your Own Insulation Practical?

JUNIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

  • Detergents and Pond Life
  • Does Grey Water Effect our Plant Life?
  • Biodegradation
  • Do Chemicals In Our Water Poison Our Plants?
  • Can Earthworms Be Used to Recycle Kitchen Waste Into Fertile
  • Garden Soil?
  • Dangers In Our Waters
  • Which Plant Is The Best Aqua Cleanser?
  • Classification and Potential Reduction of Household Solid Waste
  • Global Warming and Its Effects on the Human Village
  • Melt Down
  • Acid Rain
  • The Test of Heat Capacity
  • The Best Soil For Farming
  • Trash As Fuel
  • Storm Water Run Off: Groundwater Pollution
  • How Does Acid Rain Affect the Cell Structure of a Spirogyra?
  • Improving The Efficiency Solar Pool Covers
  • Does Solar Power Decrease With Distance?
  • Air Particle Pollution in Albuquerque
  • The Effects of Used Motor Oil, Gasoline, Anti-Freeze and Soap on Algae
  • Which Materials Insulate Best?
  • Gasoline and the Air
  • Can Life Survive in a Sealed Environment? (Part II)
  • Do You Over Water?
  • Erosion
  • Water Purification Systems: How Well Do They Work?
  • Which Type of Fertilizer is More Environmentally Friendly?
  • What is the Best Way to Prevent Soil Erosion Caused by Water
  • What Does It Cost to Run Different Electric Appliances?
  • From Reservoir to Cup
  • A Greener Future for Grey Water?
  • The Performanace of Wood Treatments Under Simulated Weather Conditions
  • Motor Oil in Drinking Water
  • Thermal Pane Windows
  • A Wetland Biosphere
  • How Do Different Environments Affect The Ripening Process?
  • Hard vs. Soft Water, What is The Difference?
  • Which Form of Insulation is Most Effective?
  • Which Wood Produces the Most Heat Energy When Burned?
  • Rockin' with Riprap
  • Is Your Water Cleaner Than Mine?
  • Treating Soil Like Dirt
  • Running Out of Trees?
  • Kelp! I'm Drowning: Can Algae Survive an Oil Spill?
  • How Do Commercial Ice-Melting Products Affect Plant Growth Along Roads
  • Salt of the Earth
  • Bananas
  • All Water the Same?
  • Do We Waste Gasoline at Improperly Set Traffic Lights?
  • Composting of Wood Chips

JUNIOR MATH

  • Binomial Probability and Birthdays
  • Rolling The Dice
  • R, S, T, L, N, E and Frequency
  • Lucky Seven
  • A Mathematical Study on Statistics and Probability Phase II
  • Base ? Guess Again!
  • The More You Shoot, The More You Score!
  • Pennies in Circulation
  • Take a Shot at Full Factorial
  • Warped!!!
  • Cy Young Award: Games Won or ERA?
  • What Is the Probability of Two People Having the Same Birthday?
  • Picturing Operations with Fractions
  • Palindromes

JUNIOR MEDICINE AND HEALTH

  • Athletic Activities and Heart Rates
  • It Takes Two: A Study of Binocular Vision
  • Aspirin, Advil, and Tylenol vs. the Natural Herbs, Phase II
  • Detecting Vitamin C in Fruits and Vegetables
  • Cigarette Smoke and How it Penetrates Different Materials
  • Vitamin C Content Analysis of Food by Titration
  • What Type of Thermometer is the Most Reliable?
  • Nighttime Secrets: Snoring Causes and Treatments
  • Protect Your Hearing
  • Mom! The Baby Swallowed a Penny
  • Healthy Exercise Advocates Reliable Ticker
  • You Say Potato, I Say Potato
  • Lupus Medications and Their Effects on the Human Body
  • Can Teeth Decay When Drinking Too Much Lemon Juice, Coke, or Water?
  • Does Physical Activity Stress the Heart?
  • Dots for Tots
  • Does Music Affect Blood Pressure and Pulse?
  • How Lungs Work
  • Give Me A Hand
  • Can Toothpastes With Whitening Cause Brightening?
  • To Treat or Not To Treat
  • Digestive Enzymes
  • The Battle of the Eyes
  • The Detection of Carbon Dioxide and The Affects of Exercise On People Phase II
  • Exercise and Exertion
  • DNA: The Puzzle to My Life
  • Exercise and How it Affects Blood Sugar Levels
  • Can You Taste the Difference?
  • Synthetic Absorbable Sutures
  • Unclogging a Feeding Tube: Is There a Better Way?
  • Does Music Affect Blood Pressure?
  • How Does Stress Affect the Heart Rate?
  • Which Toothpaste Works Best
  • "Lungs"
  • Can Fingerprints Kill? The Correlation Between Fingerprints and Hypertension
  • Are Certain Areas of The Tongue More Responsive To One Particular Taste?
  • Sunscreen, Does The Price Matter?
  • Looks Like Greek to Me!
  • Migraines, What's the Common Link?
  • "Oh, What A Relief It Is!"
  • Does Caffeine Improve People's Reflexes?
  • What Liquids Affect Your Liver the Most?
  • Dying To Dance -- Part II
  • pH Is The Key
  • Can Regular Exercise Lower Blood Glucose Levels + Insulin Intake of a Diabetic?
  • What is the Effect of Insulin on Proteins and Carbohydrates?
  • Stop Shock Before Shock Stops You
  • Do Cigarettes Affect the Lungs?
  • Heavy Weight
  • Helping The Eyes of The Color Blind
  • Take With Food. Why?
  • Weight/Height, Exercise, Pulse Rate, and Blood Pressure Relationship
  • in Children
  • How Well Are You Protected? How Effective Are Various Items
  • Against UV Rays?
  • Proportionality of Facial Features
  • Does Your Normal Day Cause Your Hearing Damage
  • What Foods Make Your Blood Sugar Increase or Decrease?
  • The Worst School Asthmatic vs. the Stressed Assistant Principal
  • Optical Illusions
  • The Rotting Tooth
  • Does Hearing Loss Make It Harder To Tell Where Sounds Are Coming From?

JUNIOR MICROBIOLOGY

  • To Pair or Not to Pair?
  • Does Bacteria Grow More in Household or in Public Areas?
  • Is Using Anti-Bacterial Soap Important in Everyday Hygiene?
  • What Are We Talking To?
  • How High Can You Rise?
  • Are There Really Any Differences Among Commercial Hand Lotions?
  • Airborne Bacteria Phase II
  • Do Antibacterial Soaps Work?
  • Bug Appetit!
  • Bioremediation: Does It Really Work?
  • What Deadly Organisms Live In Your Favorite Fast Food Restaurant?
  • Which Hand Washing Soap is The Most Effective?
  • The Bacterial Content of Milk
  • Which Kills More Germs?
  • Which Preservatives Slow Bacterial Growth the Best?
  • Where is Your Toothbrush?
  • Which Mouthwash Will Kill The Most Bacteria?
  • Molds
  • Will Food Spoil In Space?
  • Does Ultrasound Kill Bacteria?
  • Who Has a Cleaner Mouth--Dogs or Humans?
  • Does pH Affect Mold?
  • Where Is Bacteria Most Commonly Found Around School
  • Is There Bacteria Near Ya?
  • Are My Hands Really Clean? Antibacterial Soap vs. Soap
  • Do Household Disinfectants Really Work?
  • Soaps
  • Thaw it Cold or Pay the Price
  • Do Bacteria-Killing Soaps Really Work
  • What is Yeast and How Does it Work?
  • How Clean is Your Toothbrush? Part II
  • Where Do You Keep Your Toothbrush?
  • Effects of Fat on Mold Growth
  • Does the Environment Affect the Growth of a Cell?
  • Want a Drink?
  • How High Does Your Bread Rise? The Effect of Chemical and Biological Leaveners

JUNIOR PHYSICS

  • What is the Melting Order of Colored Ice?, Phase II
  • Does Air Pressure Affect a Soccer Ball's Performance?
  • Sticky Static Stuff
  • Electricity From Biomass
  • Light Waves
  • Molecules In Motion
  • Model Rocketry
  • What Material Absorbs the Most Energy?
  • Measurement of The Speed of Light in Water
  • The Effect of Weight on Moving Objects
  • Water and Density
  • Which Insulator is Best?
  • Nerf Ball Trajectory Study
  • Momentum and Energy: An Investigation of Rolling Motion
  • Friction and Distance
  • Do Liquids Have Magnetic Properties?
  • I Stop for Friction
  • How do the Blades on Windmills Affect How Much Energy it Produces?
  • How Do You Calculate the Speed of Light According to the Orbit of Io?
  • Does Golf Ball Construction Affect Distance?
  • Crunch
  • The Effects of Cold Temperatures on Motor Oil
  • Aerodynamics the Effects on How Rockets and Airplanes Fly
  • "Drip" Freeze
  • Bubblemania in Albuquerque
  • Viscosity, Through Thick and Thin
  • Affects of Gravity and Air Friction on Objects
  • The Pull of Gravity
  • Pendulum Power
  • Hot Colors, Phase II
  • Friction
  • How High Will It Go?
  • The Effects of Air Pressure on Potential and Kinetic Energy
  • Seeing Sound Vibrations
  • Lower Temperatures Can Be Sticky Business
  • What Materials Are Conductors?
  • Which Angle of Attack Generates the Most Lift?
  • Antenna Shadows
  • Pressure
  • Brightness of a Bulb
  • What Color Is Light?
  • What Surface Keeps Temperature Warmer, Asphalt or Gas?
  • Golf Balls
  • The Popcorn "Colonel" A Study of Microwave Popcorn
  • Fact Or Friction
  • Under Pressure
  • Angle vs. Distance
  • Are You Under Pressure?
  • Less Drag, More Speed
  • Can I Make A Compass Needle Point In Different Directions?
  • A Study of Bimetallic Strips
  • Everything Can Float
  • Gravity and Acceleration
  • Glass to Break or Not to Break?
  • Static Electricity--"How It Works"
  • Musical Instruments: The Theory Behind Them
  • Galileo's Time Pendulum
  • Wind Produced by Propeller
  • Does Color Affect the Reflection of Heat
  • Buoyancy = Displacement
  • Fuel The Freeze
  • Sound Barriers - What Works Best
  • Insulating Capability of Different Materials
  • Electromagnet
  • Can I Create Drinkable Water from Salt Water with Solar Energy?
  • Capillary Movement
  • Which Ball Bounces the Highest
  • Squirters: A Study of Water Pressure
  • Insulation Mystery
  • A Home Guide to Detecting Metals
  • How Does Magnetic Force Change Over Distance?
  • Aerodynamics of Arrows
  • Pinhole Camera
  • Traction Attraction
  • What Metal Conducts Heat the Best?
  • How Does Weight Affect the Height and Flight Pattern of a Rocket
  • Holography

JUNIOR ZOOLOGY

  • How Does Light Affect Earth Worms?
  • How Does My Dog React to Certain Sounds?
  • Coyotes: Rural and Urban
  • Which Living Environment Do Crickets Prefer Most?
  • Does Water Temperature Affect The Growth Of Tadpoles?
  • Do Praying Mantises Lay Egg Cases In Captivity?
  • Through Dogs Eyes
  • Are Recessive Traits Really That Recessive?
  • Turtle Tracks
  • Worthwhile Worms
  • How Far Away Can Dogs Smell Meat?
  • How Horses React To Different Sounds
  • Bully Birds II: Risky Restaurants
  • A Gerbil's Diet in Comparison to Its Activity
  • Colors and Gerbils
  • Are Cats Left Pawed or Right Pawed?
  • Sun Light, Sun Bright
  • Fruit Fly Genetics
  • Does Age Affect the Learning Ability of a Dwarf Hamster?
  • How Temperature Affects the Rate of Hatching a Hemitheconyx
  • Caudicinctus Egg
  • Earthworms React!
  • Which Cheese Will Mice Go Faster For?
  • The Bird's Choice
  • Does A Horse's Breed, Size, and Sex Really Affect Their Talents?
  • Which Suet Do Birds Prefer?
  • Wonder Food + Tadpoles = ?
  • Which Household Cleaner Kills Bugs Faster?
  • Iguanas
  • Mummies Wrap It Up
  • Is It Instinct or Training?
  • Catch Me If You Can: A Study of the Effects of Camouflage on Predation
  • Are Dogs Color-Blind?
  • Paw Prints

JUNIOR TEAM PROJECTS

  • What's That Smell?
  • How to Tell the Difference Between a Male and Female Skull
  • Do Different Types of Music Affect a Person's Pulse Rate?
  • Intelligence and Socialization of Rats
  • How Does Owning a Pet Improve your Quality of Life?
  • The Effects of Music on Plant Growth
  • Abortion: Is It Death Before Life?
  • Do Plant Roots Detect Chemical Odor?
  • Would You Like Bacteria With That Burger?
  • Do Herbal Remedies Have Topical Antiseptic Properties?
  • How Do Microorganisms Survive in Different Outdoor Water Temperatures?
  • Vision and Balance
  • What Filters Water Best?
  • Energy For The Body
  • The Emotional Impact on Women With Breast Cancer
  • What Do You See?
  • Mind Over Matter
  • Physiological Dormancy in Seeds
  • How Similar Are Genetic Traits Among Family Members?
  • Liquid Feud
  • The Effects of Toxic Chemicals on The Environment
  • AND Recombining DNA
  • Alkaline Batteries-Which One Really Does Last the Longest
  • What Absorbs the Most Water
  • More Jolt Per Volt
  • Picture Perfect
  • Crystal Colors and Shapes
  • All About Air
  • Uniforms at Risk
  • Filtration
  • Flight Efficiency of A BMX
  • The Affects of Aerodynamics on Lift and Drag of Cars
  • Heat Transfer - Ice, Water and Air
  • Raising the Temperature by Solar Heat
  • Sounds R Us
  • Solarizing small Home Appliances
  • Have You Ever Seen a Rainbow Float?
  • New Mexico's Water Pollution
  • Solar Powered Car
  • What Carpet Should Buy?
  • Antigravity Device

SENIOR BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Fish School III
  • Piaget Today?
  • Gender Based Memory...Fact or Fiction? Phase II: The Year it Begins
  • Does Classical Music Help People Learn?
  • Birth Order Personality and Preferences
  • How Do You Remember Best?
  • What Are the Effects of Gender Identity on Short-Term Memory
  • Which Gender Has a Better Memory?
  • Pavlov's Mice
  • The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear

SENIOR BIOCHEMISTRY

  • Feline Urinary Struvite -- Phase II
  • Ribonuclease A. Sequence and Synthesis
  • Comparative Analysis of Sugar Content in Peppers from the Genus Capsicum

SENIOR BOTANY

  • Will Albuquerque's New Watering Schedule Affect Our Soccer Fields?
  • Light: A Source of Life
  • Plants Under Various Conditions: Phase II
  • Geotropism and Centrifugal Force
  • Which Fertilizers Work Best?
  • Observing Changes on Radishes Grown in Hydrophonics with Differing Nutrients
  • Beta Carotene and Cancer Prevention in Plants: A Three Year Study
  • What Are The Effects of Motor Oil on Plants?
  • Non-Chemical Weed Warfare
  • Light Absorption Efficiency of Anthocyanin in the Prunus Cerasifera
  • Determination of the Key Factor Controlling the Process of Potato Growth

SENIOR CHEMISTRY

  • # Antacid
  • The Extraction of Hypoallergenic Latex From Parthenium Argentatum
  • Sonolysis of Two Nitrogen Compounds by Ultrasonic Cavitation
  • Battle of the Batteries
  • Testing The Durability of Alkaline Batteries
  • Can Hydrogen Peroxide Work With Sunlight to Break Down Dyes?
  • Bogus Batteries: Which One Truly Lasts Longer?
  • Are Water Treaters Ripping You Off?
  • Detergent Ingredients and Their Effects of the Fading of Color of Fabrics

SENIOR COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • A Computer Simulation of Traffic Flow
  • The Battle of the Sorters
  • What is the Water Content of Snow?

SENIOR EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES

  • Spectroscopy: Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe
  • Star Light, Star Bright?

SENIOR ENGINEERING

  • Which Fibers are Strongest?
  • Bullet Velocity
  • Is London Bridge Falling Down?
  • What Materials Make Embankment Dams Stronger? Phase II
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (Lateral Stability of Straw Bale Walls)
  • Antennas for Worldwide Communications: High vs. Low, Horizontal vs. Vertical
  • Digital Computers: Binary Adders Inside
  • Trebuchet Mechanics: Construction and Optimization
  • Air Foils
  • Magnetic Propulsion
  • Do The Sun's Rays Have the Energy to Move Objects?

SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

  • Acid Rain
  • Which Form of Insulation is Most Effective?
  • Oil Containment: Harnessing the Black Threat
  • Do the Chemicals Used in Wood Preservation Techniques
  • Leach Into Water?
  • Is Contaminated Soil Fertile? Phase II
  • Hot Stuff
  • A Study of Environmental Noise
  • How Acid Rain Affects Our Environment
  • Water Quality at Various Pueblos Along the Rio Grande
  • Residual Lead in Wetlands
  • Removal of Radioactive Uranium Wastes From Contaminated Water
  • What Effect Do Chemical Fumes Have on Nearby Plants?
  • Can Constructive Wastelands With Cottonwood Trees Reduce Alkalinity Levels?
  • Photospectrometer Analyzation for Aluminum Concentration in the Rio Grande
  • How Much Lead Is in Your Tap Water?
  • Does Polluted Matter Matter to Worms?-Part
  • Insecticide Resistance: Management of Aedes aegypti
  • Styrofoam: Man's Worst Enemy?

SENIOR MATH

  • Out of This World
  • Can a Musical Scale Be Created That is Harmonious and Pleasing to the Ear?
  • Can Chaos Theory be Used to Find Patterns in the New York >Stock Exchange?

SENIOR MEDICINE AND HEALTH

  • Does the Amount of Aspirin Affect Salicylic Acid?
  • Will Blood Sugar Levels Be More Controlled With Humalog or Regular Insulin?
  • Does Music Affect Blood Pressure?
  • Does Ten Extra Pounds Affect Athletic Performance?
  • How's Your Peripheral Vision? II
  • Smart Prosthetics; Creating an Alternative to Conventional Prosthetics
  • After Lighting Struck
  • Cold Pasteurization to Prevent Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome: Phase III
  • Solutions Through Surfactants: Influence of Surfactants on Enteric Films
  • The Relationship Between Potassium and Electricity in the Heart
  • The Effects of Interferon on the Common Cold
  • DNA Methylation in Human Fibroblast Cells Due to Ultraviolet Radiation Esposure
  • Does Exercise and Eating Right Affect the Severity of a Type Two Diabetic?
  • How To Keep a Healthy Ticker
  • Dangerous for Your Health
  • Night Vision
  • Caffeine in the Body: Its Effects on Mental and Physical Performance

SENIOR MICROBIOLOGY

  • Herbal Remedies and Their Anti-biotic Properties
  • Isolation and Identification of Fungi Found in Home Ventilation Systems
  • Human Impact on Subterranean Pools
  • Decomposition Rate of Organic Matter
  • Can Yeast Work as a Decomposer?
  • "Ancestors' Medicine" Our Future Antibiotics: Phase IV
  • The Effect of pH on the Growth Rate of Streptococcus
  • Do Different Types of Breads Grow Mold at Different Rates?

SENIOR PHYSICS

  • Does Light Travel in a Straight Line?
  • Testing Effectiveness of Different BB Gun Projectiles
  • Shock! What is the Shock Absorption of Different Surfaces?
  • What Conditions Affect Ultrasonic Measurement?
  • An Enlightening Discovery?
  • Inductive Coil Launcher
  • Foot Friction
  • Which Sunshade Keeps a Car Coolest?
  • Sounds So Good

SENIOR ZOOLOGY

  • Does a Magnetic Field Affect the Rate of Mutation in
  • Drosophila Melanogaster?
  • Do You See What I See?
  • Tetrachromic Vision in Parrots: Phase -- The Search for Spots
  • Feeding Program to Reduce Mortality in Endangered Species
  • Family Phasianidae
  • DNA Fingerprinting of Mountain Lions in New Mexico
  • Humidity's Effect on Spiderwebs
  • The Effects of Time and Temperature on Certain Invertebrate
  • Taxa in Pond A
  • Juvenile Convict Cichlido in Various Environments
  • The Management of Intestinal Sand in a Horse

SENIOR TEAM PROJECTS

  • Do Plants Adapt to Different Amounts of Water
  • In a Yeast Culture, Which Types of Food Produce Carbon Dioxide?
  • How Does Color Affect the Growth of Plants?
  • Aliens in a ... Clean Landfill?
  • Which Indoor Plants Best Clean The Air?
  • Memory: Visual vs. Audio
  • When Does Milk Become Dangerous to Drink?
  • Meteors
  • Testing Starch in Paper
  • Does the Brita Filter Really Work?
  • Experiments with Sonoluminescence
  • Engineering Ultrasonic Automotive Blindspot Detection System
  • Air Foils
  • Magnetic Propulsion
  • Do The Sun's Rays Have the Energy to Move Objects?
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