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Dyuthi Prashanth, Arnav Gupta, Aditya Naravane, g.6, 7 Foxborough Regional Charter School, Planet Robotics Club (Foxborough MA), Team advisor- Pallavi Naravane

Our team of judges have reviewed 26 projects involving 83 students in grades 8-11 from Massachusetts. In our third year of competition, we’re seeing students challenging themselves with more advanced datasets and new creativity in communicating their data stories. In a challenging year of remote teaching and learning, the technology skills of students and teachers were also apparent and impressive.

The winners of this year’s competition are:

Level 1: Lobster Tales, by Dyuthi Prashanth, Arnav Gupta, Aditya Naravane, Foxborough Regional Charter School, Planet Robotics Club (Foxborough MA),  Team advisor- Pallavi Naravane

Level 2: The Long Swim North, by Izzie Acosta, Angela Viscomi Solet, YooJin Wollaber, A. Stewart, g.8, FA Day Middle School  (Newton MA), Advisor- Christine Adamson

Level 3: An Acidic Epiphany, by Elene Aroshidze, Canina Wang, g.8, FA Day Middle School  (Newton MA), Advisor- Christine Adamson

Mini Jam: The Journey of the Atlantic Herring, by Kyra Y. Bi, g.8, Oak Hill MS  (Newton MA), Advisor- Rong Han

Honorable Mentions go to:
Level 1- Ocean Temperature Over Time, Peter Engel, William Zakrzewski,  Anthony Vincenzino, g.8, FA Day MS, team advisor- Christine Adamson
Level 2- Fish and Chips on the Move, Alex Gleason, Adrian Farnese, Shane Walsh, g.8, FA Day MS, team advisor- Christine Adamson
Level 2- Nor’easters of 2018, Gabino Talisayon, Bridget Healy, K.U., g.8, FA Day MS, team advisor-Christine Adamson

Winning creative project images and videos are shared in the Winners Ring on the Data Jam site.  The Data Jam is part of the NES-LTER Schoolyard program, managed by Education Outreach Coordinator, Annette Brickley, with content support from Co-PI Stace Beaulieu and PhD candidate, Bethany Fowler.