Wed, 03/23/2011 – Thu, 05/05/2011

The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology invites senior division 2011 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair participants to apply their interest and skills in science to address the ethical dimensions of their work.

2011 San Diego Science Fair “Ethics in Science” Award Recipients

1st Place, Mark Matten
9th Grader (Incoming 10th Grader), The Bishop’s School
Science Fair Project: “Out of Harm’s Way: Ethical Challenges of Autonomous Military Robots

2nd Place, Alyssa Chan
11th Grader (Incoming 12th Grader), La Costa Canyon High School
Science Fair Project: “Ethical Ramifications of the widespread use of porous silicon based chemical sensors

3rd Place, Russyan Mark Mabeza
12th Grader (Class of 2011 Graduate), Morse High School
Science Fair Project: “An Inspired Innovation

3rd Place, Sharona Silverstein
11th Grader (Incoming 12th Grader), Patrick Henry High School
Science Fair Project: “Sleep Patterns and Psychological Health: Implications for Resolving the Ethical Challenges Posed by Early School Start Time

3rd Place, Sophia Wang and Yichen Song (shared)
11th Graders (Incoming 12th Graders), Torrey Pines High School
Science Fair Project: “The Ethical Issues Involved in Animal Research for Treatment of Human Diseases and Possible Solutions

Award winners from left: Sharona Silverstein, Alyssa Chan, Mark Mattan, Yichen Song, Sophia Wang

More science fair award pictures can be found here.