SciFest – Wednesday 4th May 2022
Our 2nd year science students presented their projects at Scifest on Wednesday 4th May in Coolmine CS. We welcomed twelve visiting judges from TU Dublin, TCD, Carlow IT and SciFest. Students were very excited to showcase their work!
SciFest is Ireland’s largest STEM fair programme for second-level students. SciFest’s mission is to ensure every second-level student has an opportunity to develop critical STEM skillsets through participation in a STEM fair, irrespective of their ability, background, gender or circumstance.
|Prize||Student Names||Project title|
|1st Prize||Grace Atkinson||Is washing powder or washing liquid more effective at cleaning?|
|2nd Prize||Martina Neumannova||Oxidation in apples|
|Sophie Margaret Reid|
|Chloe Hau Yee Tang|
|3rd Prize||Sabrina Buzdalek||How does the shape of an ice cube affect how fast it melts?|
|Eirgrid Award||Tosin Adekunle||What colour reflects the most light and heat, and how is it affecting the metling ice-caps?|
|Innovation Award||Lee O’Doherty||How does different footwear affect how fast you run on grass?|
|Highly Commended||Jasmine Faith Baclaocos||How does lemon juice and vinegar have a effect on apple oxidation?|
|Highly Commended||Aran Dunne||Can sand filter water better than gravel?|
|Niel Alexander Juan|
Well done to all involved.