**Top row, left to right: Phillip Richey, Trevor Jeppson, Samara Lessley, and Haley Green**
On December 11th, Mapleton Jr. High had their school science fair. We had many great projects this year. Thank you to all the participants. Below are the finalists that will represent our school at the district science fair in the spring.
First Place: Phillip Richey
Question: Does the temperature of a magnet affect the strength of the magnet?
Second Place: Haley Green
Question: Does water temperature affect the rate of photosynthesis in an aquatic plant?
Third Place: Trevor Jeppson
Question: Can you use household materials to see radioactive decay?
Fourth Place: Samara Lessley
Question: Does double the thrust over time lift a rocket higher than double the thrust all at once?
Question: Can plants grow in other liquids than water?
Question: Does caffeine cause cancer?
Question: Does the color of a car combined with the temperature of the paint affect how fast a car will go?
Question: What kind of cup can hold the most heat in for the longest amount of time?