Chadds Ford Elementary had six students participate in the 34th annual Chester County Science Research Competition (CCSRC) this year under the coordination of Gifted Support Teacher, Marisa Gehris. The CCSRC is dedicated to encouraging, supporting and developing scientific inquiry and discovery through individual and team science projects conducted by elementary, middle and high school students.
Chadds Ford Elementary students represented the District well through their virtual presentations and interviews with judges. Sixteen local elementary schools participated and 5 students from CFE were awarded for their projects.
- Akshant Kaveti placed 3rd in Computer Science for his project "Want to Build your own OS?"
- Liv Thomas placed 2nd in Botany for her project "Does Indoor Farming Without Soil Work?"
- Elias Miller placed 2nd in Medicine and Health for his project "Assessing Breathability of Masks for Athletic Use"
- Prisha Sircar placed 2nd in Physics and was also awarded the special prize of "Powerful Force in Physics" which included an Amazon Gift Card for her project "Change in Sound Level due to Changes in Liquids"
- Panash Kapoor placed 1st in Microbiology for his project "Be a Germ Buster, Wash Hands"
- Zayn Enver, 5th grader at CFE, also participated and presented his project, " Is it Safe to Water Plants with Greywater?" Zayn completed his research on location in Pakistan while on holiday break after seeing how expensive and scarce water was in the Middle East.
Chadds Ford Elementary staff are so proud of these students and their commitment to learning about science and problem solving for our future.