Upper Elementary and Middle School students have spent countless hours working on impressive projects to enter into this year’s Jersey City Medical Center/RWJBarnabas Health STEM Showcase. Nine students achieved awards for a broad range of ideas to improve our community and preserve our planet.
We congratulate all of our students for their hard work planning, researching, and collaborating to create their submissions.
Avi Mehandru was awarded gold for the project Going Green with Green Algae.
Atharva Agaskar won silver after presenting a project on the pH of the soil and its effects on a plant’s growth.
Rowan Jerger received bronze for his project Composting for the Future.
Trish Kannan and Rea Ramavat won gold for their project on the impact of the relationship on social-emotional learning and mindsets.
Sehar Khetpal and Jaanvi Chhatbar were awarded bronze for their project Taking Control for Teens and Tweens.
Alexandra Blum and Eleanor Tinio won silver for their study of Heart Rates and Mental Health and Well-Being
Avi Mehandru and Atharva Agaskar were also recognized for completing the Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge.
The skills for these science projects that tackle real-world issues are taught at each grade level—beginning as early as Kindergarten—through our curriculum infused with science, technology, engineering, art, and math. To learn more about our accredited STEAM program, our theme-based learning approach, or how we foster a love of learning in children aged 2 to eighth Grade, contact us to hear more about our admissions process.