Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Find Out if Oxygen Free Radicals Have an Effect on Aging

Science Fair Project Information
Subject: Medicine
Grade level: High School - Grades 10-12
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Experimental
Cost: Low
Awards: None
Affiliation: Batesburg-Leesville High School (BLHS)
Description: Male fruit flies are placed into vials. The control group's food mix contains only water. The experimental groups' food mixtures contains different portions of water and hydrogen peroxide (thus representing oxygen free radicals). Longevity of the flies in each vial is recorded.

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