Research into natural medicines, using coding to solve geometry problems, take Grand Prizes at River Valley Regional Science Fair

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Three students from Anglophone School Districts East, West and North will advance to the Canada-Wide Science Fair, following the River Valley Science Fair held at UNB Fredericton on Friday.

The Grand Prize winning projects are:

Neutralize Your Thinking: Hannah Young, Superior Middle School – Hannah looked into the use of natural remedies and chemical antacids in relieving heartburn.

Le Résous-Triangle: Daren Liang, Ishwar Desai, Fredericton High School – Daren and Iswar created a website that can solve a triangle’s three angles and/or its three sides using Javascript. You can see their bilingual website at triangle.altervista.org

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.

The full list of this year’s River Valley Regional Science Fair winners will be posted here.

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

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