Hoosier Science Projects Showcased at White House

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Pictured left-to-right: Annie Ostojic; Devon and Trevor Langley Pictured left-to-right: Annie Ostojic; Devon and Trevor Langley

Three young Indiana students participated in this year's White House Science Fair. Their projects include technology for microwaves and an app to help improve math skills for learners with dyslexia.

The Hoosier students were among more than 100 participants selected to join in the hands-on showcase.

Thirteen-year-old Annie Ostojic is from Munster and she designed a container for microwaves to more thoroughly cook food and use less energy doing it. The Wilbur Wright Middle School eight-grader has also applied for a patent for microwave technology she researched and created that refocuses energy usually lost in the corner of the devices.

Devon and Trevor Langley are from Terre Haute and they represented a team that developed an app that uses a color-coded system to help learners with dyslexia notice when they are seeing numbers in math problems out of order. The technology can also be used by students with dysgraphia or dyscalculia. Prior to the White House invite, the team won a FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award.

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