University of Southern California

2012 QuikSCience Challenge
Winning Teams



High School

First Place: Santa Monica High School, Car Team–Reducing Carbon Emissions, Santa Monica, CA
Second Place: Kamehameha Schools, Fertilizers and Algae Team, Honolulu, HI
Best Creative Outreach Award: SOAR High School, OCEANITS GW Team, Lancaster, CA
Best Research Proposal: Gabrielino High School, APES Team, Gabrielino CA
Best Community Service: Oak Park High School, Shark Team, Oak Park, CA
Best Usage of Multi-Media: Westlake High School, Wetlands Team, Westlake, CA

Middle School

First Place: SMASH–Santa Monica Alternative School House, Steelhead Trout Team, Santa Monica, CA
Second Place (tied):
St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Robot Oil-sucker-upper Team, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Second Place (tied):
St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Styrofoam Surfboard Team, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Best Interactive Lesson Plan Award: San Joaquin Middle School, Pollution and Sea Turtle Team, Irvine, CA
Best Adaptation of a Lesson Plan: New Horizon Middle School, Elephant Seal Team, Los Angeles, CA
Best Innovative Environmental Solution: Eastshore Elementary School, Runoff Pollution Team, Irvine, CA

 

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QuikSCience Challenge 2012
High School Winning Team Project Summaries


First Place:
Santa Monica High School, Car Team–Reducing Carbon Emissions, Santa Monica, CA

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Santa Monica High School–LP
Santa Monica High School–RP

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Second Place:
Kamehameha Schools, Fertilizers and Algae Team, Honolulu, HI

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Kamehameha–LP1
Kamehameha–LP2
Kamehameha–RP

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Best Creative Outreach Award:
SOAR High School, OCEANITS GW Team, Lancaster, CA

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SOAR–LP Biology
SOAR–LP Chemistry
SOAR–RP

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Best Research Proposal:
Gabrielino High School, APES Team, Gabrielino CA

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Gabrielino–LP
Gabrielino–RP

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Best Community Service:
Oak Park High School, Shark Team, Oak Park, CA

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OakPark–LP
OakPark–RP

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Best Usage of Multi-Media:
Westlake High School, Wetlands Team, Westlake, CA

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Westlake–LP
Westlake–RP

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QuikSCience Challenge 2012
Middle School Winning Team Project Summaries


First Place:
SMASH–Santa Monica Alternative School House, Steelhead Trout Team, Santa Monica, CA

Download documents:

SMASH–LP
SMASH–RP

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Second Place (tied):
St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Robot Oil-sucker-upper Team, San Juan Capistrano, CA

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St. Margaret's, Robot Oil-sucker-upper–LP

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Second Place (tied):
St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Styrofoam Surfboard Team, San Juan Capistrano, CA

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St. Margaret's, Styrofoam Surfboard–LP

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Best Interactive Lesson Plan Award:
San Joaquin Middle School, Pollution and Sea Turtle Team, Irvine, CA

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San Joaquin–LP

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Best Adaptation of a Lesson Plan:
New Horizon Middle School, Elephant Seal Team, Los Angeles, CA

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New Horizon–LP

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Best Innovative Environmental Solution:
Eastshore Elementary School, Runoff Pollution Team, Irvine, CA

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Eastshore–LP

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