Newton Students Win Awards at Mass. Science & Engineering Fair

Three Newton students won awards at the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair at MIT yesterday.  Newton Country Day School junior Katelyn McGauley won a Third Place award, and Newton Country Day School senior Emma Hartman and Newton South High School junior Matthew Cole won Honorable Mention awards. All awards are listed here. Photos and info from Newton Country Day School News:

McGauley’s project, “The Parallel Between Rising Shark and Seal Populations off the Coast of Cape Cod,” reviewed and analyzed published literature to identify causes of the increasing shark populations.

Hartman’s project, “Identifying EEG Correlates to Intentional Motor Movement,” used a homemade electroencephalography machine to analyze how human brains process tasks.