Congratulations to our four students, Lyza Ells, Ozan Ürkmez, Caroline MacKeen and Taylor Smith who represented the Strait Regional Centre for Education extremely well at the Canada Wide Science Fair held at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, from May 19 to 21, 2018.
Special congratulations to Ozan Ürkmez who earned a Bronze Medal and a special award that will see him attend a workshop for young physicists in Waterloo, Ontario.
Lyza Ells, Grade 10, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School; Project – Roadside Vegetation: It’s Not Easy Being Green
Ozan Ürkmez, Grade 11, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School; Project – Delve Into Dimensions
Caroline MacKeen, Grade 8, Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy; Project – Cerealsly!?
Taylor Smith, Grade 12, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School; Project – The Wear and Tear of Bleach Dyed Hair
There were approximately 430 students competing from all provinces and territories of Canada as well as projects from Mexico, Taiwan and Thailand. In addition to the judging, the students had the opportunity to engage in conversations with fellow scientists and learn from experts in the field.