Science Fair is an amazing learning journey. Not only do students experience real science by following the Scientific Inquiry Process but they also develop literacy, numeracy, thinking, communicating and self management skills.

 

Congratulations to all students who entered a project this year. It is a lot of hard work and takes considerable time and effort, and you have all done yourselves proud!

 

The standard of projects this year has been very high and we would like to thank all students for producing such amazing projects. Well done! 60 projects were entered and of those, 20 have been judged the best of the fair.

 

Special congratulations to the students listed below:

 

INTERMEDIATE CONSUMER SCIENCE
Leila Alsabak - Something Smells Scintillating
Kelsey Atwill - Gluten Solutions
Adam Coleman - Stains be Slain
Brooke Conover - Who Knew? Shamphoo!
Archie Manning - What Wrap?
Daniel Osborne - The Burning Question
Emma Tucker - Toilet Paper: What Makes It? What Breaks It?

 

LIVING WORLD
Liam McCormick - Just Beat It
Josh Radford - Exercise: Getting Results?
Hazel Stratford - Eggcellent Nutrition
Maddie Taylor - Motivated Memory
Amber Vodanovich - Eggcellent or Terrifrying

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Jack Buckingham - What Goes Around Comes Around: A Composting Trilogy
Thomas Donnell - Food Waste Fuel
Yashneel Kumar - Shell I Chemistry
Lucas Pryce - What's with the Weather

 

PHYSICAL AND MATERIAL WORLD
Gareth Choo - Electromagnetism
Jessica Dixon - Don't Judge a Pool by its Cover
Xander Snyman - Money Ball
Hillary Zhong - Tempting Tempering

 

Over the next few days we will interview all these students about their projects and then decide which projects will be entered into the NIWA Manukau Science Fair, to be held at Mission Heights Junior College on 17/18 August. We wish all these students well and all the best for the judging, and their interviews.