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If you are a freshmen and interested in a class that allows you to choose what you study, offers the opportunity to earn up to 12 college credits and to compete in local, state and national science competitions, then we encourage you to apply!
Carmel Science Research is a three year program that affords students the opportunity to participate in the community of scientific research as part of their high school experience. It develops research, communication and time management skills while drawing from the scientific capabilities among a broad spectrum of the student body.
Applications must be submitted to Mrs. Griffin by Thursday, April 23. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Griffin in room 201!
On Saturday, June 3, the sophomore students of Carmel Science Research competed at the Somers Science Fair: A 1st-Year Science Research Competition. This is the only science research competition of its kind in NY that provides the opportunity for first-year science research students to present their intended research design in a formal setting (along with sister fair, the Westlake Science Fair). Gretta Silsdorf placed 2nd in the category of Medicine and Health. She presented her research entitled New Occupational Therapy Methods for Improving the Daily Life of a Child effected by Sensory Processing Disorder. Also, Siobhan Cosgrave placed 3rd in the category of Behavioral Science. She presented her research entitled The Rate of Working Memory Development in Children with Down Syndrome in Comparison to their Mainstream Peers.
Kayla Medina (sophomore) and Gretta Silsdorf (sophomore) have been named the recipients of the New York Institute of Technology - Life Science Mini Research Grant Award.
Siobhan Cosgrave (sophomore), Isabel Leslie (sophomore), Kayla Medina (sophomore), Akiah Watts (junior) have been accepted into the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program, which is presented by the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As part of the program, our students receive one-on-one mentoring from professional women in STEM fields, network with female STEM enthusiasts and professionals and complete coursework that emphasizes college readiness, leadership, communication and critical thinking skills.
Carmel Science Research is the recipient of the New York Institute of Technology - Life Science Mini Research Grant Award
Congratulations to our students that have been chosen to present their research at the Eastern Junior Science and Humanities Symposium!
Student Research Project Titles:
Angela Castronuovo - "The Effect of an Unknown Distance on Race Performance"
Raehannah Aslam - "The Effect of the Decrease of Axon Structures in the Prefrontal Cortex and it's Effect on Violence in Male Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis Study"
Emily Schalkham - "Criminal Personality: The Difference between Criminals and the Lawful"
Akiah Watts - "Linguistics Analysis of Sentence Variety in Essays"
Jared Ortega - "The Distribution of Fishers in Westchester County"
Isabela Yepes - "Functional Assessment and Management Recommendations for Several (freshwater) Wetlands in the Mianus River Watershed"
Andrew Fernandes - "Survey of Habitable Zones of Known Stars and the Frequency of Exoplanets in Different Types of Stars"
Karissa DiPierro - "The Effect of Mounting Height on a Photovoltaic Device"