REGIONAL OKLAHOMA JUNIOR ACADEMY OF SCIENCE

 

Research papers by Latta High School students Claire Chandler (left), a junior, and Mishana Ellison, a sophomore, will be presented at the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science state meeting March 8-10 at East Central University. The papers were certified for the state competition at the regional OJAS meeting, also held at ECU. Chandler researched photoperiodism and circadian rhythms in fungi. Ellison examined Oklahoma plant stomatal response to changing atmospheric conditions. The Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair also will be held March 8-10 at ECU.

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Sisters Jena Huling (left), a senior at Ada High School, and Leah Huling, a junior, will present their research papers at the state meet of the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science March 8-10 at East Central University. Their papers were certified at the regional OJAS meeting, also held at ECU. Jena Huling will present her research on “Enhanced Adsorption of Arsenic on Aquifer Solids and Soil. Phase II: Oxidative Treatment and Feasibility Assessment.” Leah Huling’s paper is titled “Analysis of Tree Cores: An Indicator of Heavy Metal Contamination in Soil/Ground Water at Tar Creek Superfund Site.” The Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair also will be held March 8-10 at ECU.

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Marissa Hair (left), a junior at Wewoka High School, will present her research paper at the state meeting of the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science March 8-10 at East Central University. Her paper, titled “Magno Electricity,” was certified at the regional OJAS meeting last month at ECU. Her chemistry teacher, Pam Morgan, accompanied her to the regional competition. The Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair also will be held March 8-10 at ECU.

 
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