Three students chosen as Grand Prize winners at Fundy Regional Science Fair

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Prosthetic hand, auditory illusions and parabolic reflectors chosen as Grand Prize winners at Fundy Regional Science Fair

Three students from Anglophone School District – South will advance to the Canada-Wide Science Fair, following the Fundy Regional Science Fair held in Saint John on Friday.

The Grand Prize winning projects are:

Need a Hand? – Nick Cusack, Grade 8, MacDonald Consolidated School – Nick designed and built a prosthetic hand to be worn with a cast to help a person with a broken arm grip items.

Le Reflecteur Parabolique – Ben d’Entremont, Grade 7, Quispamsis Middle School –  Ben researched different sizes of parabolic reflectors to focus heat.

Pareidolia: Absence de la musique – Reilly Sullivan, Grade 8, Quispamsis Middle School – Reilly’s research involves a type of auditory illusion using white noise and songs.

All three students will be part of Team New Brunswick at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, taking place May 11-16 at UNB in Fredericton, where five hundred finalists from across the country will compete for close to $1-million in awards, scholarships and prizes.

Click here for the full list of this year’s Fundy Regional Science Fair winners

See pictures from the Fundy Regional Science Fair here