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Junior Scientists Compete in Virtual Fair

Three Scheck Hillel Grade 8 students presented research projects in the South Florida Regional Science Fair: a competition for select students from schools throughout Miami Dade County. These junior scientists advanced from Scheck Hillel’s Grade 8 Science Fair to the District fair, and are now awaiting placement in the State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida.
Students and Projects:
Alan Benacerraf ‘25
Project Title: "Pollution Solution"
Which natural organism (clams or oysters) is more effective at filtering out algae to help prevent algal blooms?
Kenan Ben-Shalom ‘25
Project Title: "There Is No Taste Without Salt"  
Which type of salt (Himalayan salt or sea salt) will affect your blood pressure the most?
Benjamin Herschman ‘25
Project Title: “Waste to Energy"
Which decaying material will produce the most methane for renewable energy?