Science fair showcases Niagara students

By Bullet News, Submitted by Niagara Regional Science and Engineering Fair
March 17, 2014

ST. CATHARINES - An upcoming science and engineering fair at Brock University will showcase more than 200 of Niagara’s finest enquiring young minds.

On Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30, students from across Niagara will be at Pond Inlet displaying their science and engineering projects as part of the 52nd annual Niagara Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

More than 100 volunteer judges comprised of local scientists, engineers and business professionals will judge the projects on Saturday, March 29 with a Community Open House taking place Sunday, March 30.

The topics of the projects being displayed are as diverse as the students who have researched them. Projects are presented in both French and English and represent the work of students from Grade 5 through Grade 12. Projects this year include titles:

“The Five-Second Rule!” – Juvenile

“Les abeilles, une question de survie pour qui?” – Junior

“Virtual Cane for the Blind” – Intermediate

“Effect of Exercise on Bone Strength”– Senior

The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony taking place at St. Catharines Collegiate in St. Catharines on Wednesday, April 2 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The top awarded students will go on to compete at the 53rd Canada-Wide Science Fair in Windsor, Ontario from May 10 through May 17.

Members of the community are invited to the fair’s Community Open House, Sunday, March 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pond Inlet at Brock University.

For more information, visit the website www.niagarasciencefair.org.


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