The annual Junior Science Fair was held this past Thursday, with 40 experiments exhibited by students in Grades 7, 8 and 9.
On Monday, prizes were awarded to the top presentations by grade. The winners were:
Grade 7 1st: Beatrice Ruf and Gloria Riddell - Testing the Whitening Properties of Different Toothpaste 2nd: William Towner and Beren Lovejoy - Friction on Different Surfaces
Honourable Mention: Avah St-Pierre Water - Sources of Bacteria Growth
Grade 8 1st: Elisabeth Godbout - Which Type of Pill Dissolves the Fastest 2nd: Georgia Bailey and Lucy Wang - Bending Light in Different Types of Water: Light Refraction 3rd: Krystine Breton - Which Solution Keeps Daisies Fresh the Longest?
Honourable Mention: Justin Bouchard and Elodie Roy - Does the Cold Protect You from Fire?
Grade 9 1st: Cynthia Zhang and Sage Lovejoy - Turning Heads: What Direction-based Behaviours are Related to Handedness? 2nd: Matthew Liddell Grainger and Charles Goudreau - Are you WIred? Computer RAM 3rd: Ella Yudo and Fernanda Rivas - The Mpemba effect: Does Hot Water Freeze Faster than Cold?
Honourable Mentions: Joseph Riddell - Rechargeable Batteries: Which Type is the Most Efficient? Alexia Moreau and Anna Aloi - Efficiency of Propellers
Congratulations to all the winners and participants. Parents can can view photos of our presenters on Vidigami.