The Ohio Journal of Science

The aim of The Ohio Journal of Science (OJS) is to publish and disseminate peer-reviewed original contributions to education, science, engineering, and technology. Although research that is relevant in Ohio is especially encouraged, editors will consider all submittals that advance the mission of The Ohio Academy of Science to foster curiosity, discovery, and innovation to benefit society. Published annually, plus the Annual Meeting Program Abstracts, The Ohio Journal of Science is the official publication of the Academy.


The Journal publishes peer-reviewed, refereed papers contributing original knowledge to science, engineering, technology, education and their applications. The Journal is indexed and abstracted by many of the world's leading indexing and abstracting services including State Academies of Science Abstracts which indexes the past 50 years of The Ohio Journal of Science. In order to submit a manuscript to The Ohio Journal of Science see the Instructions to Authors.

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Vol 117, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


Nicholas P. Hogya, Rachel E. Andrikanich, Ryan J. Trimbath, Robert A. Krebs
Elizabeth Ignasiak, Zachary Steffensmeier, Ellen Warfield, Felicia Bratti, Thomas P. Simon
Lisa M. Ina, David W. Ball
David B. Saja, Joseph T. Hannibal