Tuesday, 20th February 2018
There were 123 projects, individual and group entered in this year’s second year scifest competition.
We congratulate the boys on their interest, research and presentations. The projects on display in the Senior Wing, demonstrate significant scientific enquiry and curiosity.
I thank Ms Kelly, Ms Nolan, Mr Ward and our 2nd Year Science Teachers on their encouragement and preparation of the boys.
The top 5 prize winners listed below will go forward to the regional SciFest competition in April.
|CLASS||CATEGORY||NAME OF PROJECT||STUDENT NAME(S)|
|26||Overall Winner||River Quality||Matthew Collins|
|Plants In Space-Geotropism||Robert McNabb|
|Cress Growth||James Treanor|
|Investigating Plant Growth In Different Solutions||Ben Casey,|
|The Influence Of Golf Ball Design And Technology On The Golf Shot, Distance & Accuracy||David MacHale|
|Testing To See If The Weight Affects The Speed Of A Kick||Ryan Holmes|
|Does Ice Melt Faster In Fresh Water Or Salt Water||Ben Bracken,|
|25||Road Safety Award||Cycling To Work Saves Energy But How Safe Are The Cyclists||Alex O’Mara|
|27||Display Award||Phototropism||Sam Cahill|