Science Alliance

Congratulations to all our Science Alliance participants!

Thank you to all the 5th graders who participated in this year’s SRVEF Science Alliance program. We had 214 5th graders who registered across the district and over 200 high school mentors together with Science Alliance club officers who made the program possible.

We are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Virtual Science Fair winners:

First Place Winners:

Sharanya Roy - Sight vs. Sound
Samraat Chauhan - Awesome Rockets!!

Second Place Winners:

Sachika Kamath - CUBEIT
Sahaana Vasudevan - Soil Erosion in Action

Third Place Winners:

Moksha Pedaballi - Lights and Heights
Ayaan Krishnan - Various liquids vs pH of pond water


Deen Kapadia - Rolling Sky
Trevor Lee - The Sun's Energy Varies Depending on the Time of Day
Shaurya Chauhan - What is the best way to keep cut flowers fresh?
Aditi Vinapamula - When Plants Feed Plants
Aman Katepally - The Elements Of Football
Aashvi Singh - Vitamin C of Oranges in Different Temperature Conditions

Honorable Mentions:

Vishal Krishnaraj - Effects of different liquids on plant growth
Varun Bidhurakanthu - Plant Power
Abby Lau - Which Liquid Makes the Gummy Bears Grow the Biggest?
Michael Myint - What makes your car go?
Nicholas Huang - Light It Up
Arya Mapara - How Salty To Be!
Max Burgess - Does Soda Affect How High a Water Rocket Flies
Kaitlyn Chew - Sweet Science
Kai Grondona - Do Plant's Roots Grow Toward the Sound of Water
Anika Prasad - Does water temperature affect Jell-O?
Jake Kwok - Does the surface of a rubber band car’s track affect its speed?
Jeyavanth Subhash - There is Acid in the Rain!

We appreciate the support of our Science Fair judges:

  • Gary Alpert
  • Jim Felton
  • Rachel Hurd
  • Sri Sundar

A big Thank You to our Science Alliance advisors:

  • Minu Basu
  • Shirley Darroch
  • Karen Dennis
  • Bryan Jensen
  • Matthew Robison

High School Science Alliance Clubs

California High School
Dougherty Valley High School
Monte Vista High School
San Ramon Valley High School

Science Alliance Presentation