Best in Show: Fall 2023

Sunburst
Big Brains

Evaluation of Results

Assessing the effects of different lunar soil mixtures and concentrations on the germination and growth of Spinacia oleracea

High School Level

Sprayberry STEM
Mars Explorers

Experimental Design

Utilization of 3D-printed nutrient matrices to supplement plant growth in nutrient-devoid Martian regolith

High School Level

KCA Moon
Planters

Plant Growth

Can mung bean sprouts grow successfully with lunar regolith to help support astronauts living on the Moon?

High School Level

Oaks Christian
School

Innovation

Optimizing Garden Cress growth in Lunar Regolith Soil using an Automated Watering System

High School Level

Minnesota West
Bluejays - D

Evaluation of Results

Effect of the frequency of urea application on Scallion (Allium fistulosum) plant growth

Professional Level

Minnesota West
Bluejays - A

Experimental Design

Effect of the amount of urea added on Collard Greens (Brassica oleracea) plant growth

Professional Level

Team
Ozarks

Plant Growth

The Effects of Azotobacter and Mycorrhizal Fungi on Red Globe Radishes

Professional Level

LLCC Star
Dusters

Innovation

Improving the Water Retention of Martian Simulant

Professional Level