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Science Fair
Article Uploaded : 06/03/2020 12:47:54 by Midleton College

Form 1 Science students showed off their scientific knowledge at Midleton College's first Science Fair Scifest at School.  SciFest is a national STEM fairs programme for second-level students, encouraging a love of STEM and inquiry-based learning. Fairs take place locally in schools, regionally in the Institutes of Technology, TU Dublin (3 venues), DCU or St Mary’s College Derry, culminating in a national final. More than 10,000 students participated in SciFest 2019.
A list of our winners and project titles:
  • The Ray Power Science Award- Rhys Morgan- Bioplastic
  • SciFest Best Project Award - Aidan Figueredo and Sean Curtin- The Evolutionary effect Technology has on Humans
  • SciFest Runner-up Best Project Award - Suzanne Barrett, Cliodhna O Connor, Alex Stuart- Investigating the levels of Nitrogen Dioxide within the school.
  • Allergan Young Innovator Award – Eoin Mc Auliffe- Extracting Heat from Compost.
  • Society of Irish Foresters (SOIF)- What effect does Aloe Vera juice have on the Moulding of the Strawberries?

Our winners and some other Science club projects will go on to represent the school at [email protected] in CIT on the 3rd of April. Well done to all.  (see pics in gallery)