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North Okanagan/Shuswap Regional Science Fair!

Congratulations to all winners and participants at the Okanagan Shuswap Regional Science Fair on April 21, 2012. You all did a fantastic job of representing our region. The category and award winners are as follows:

Congratulations to Desiree Gosselin, overall winner of the Okanagan Shuswap Regional Science Fair. Desiree will be representing our region at the 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair in PEI! Way to go Desiree!


Elementary Division (grades 4 - 6)
  • 1st place: Jaden Scott - Having a Grey Shower
  • 2nd place: Jessica Clayton & Kerissa Currie - How to Prevent Cavities
  • 3rd place: Zak Zeolkowski & Chase Lenius - How the structure of a bridge affects the mass you can put on it
Junior Division (grades 7 - 8)
  • 1st place: Desiree Gosselin - Sports Drinks: What Do They Really Do?
  • 2nd place: Noah MacLeod - Influenza: To Poke or Not To Poke
  • 3rd place: Callum Takasaki - Hydroponics vs Dirt
Provincial Awards
  • BC Agriculture in the Classroom Award
    Callum Takasaka - Hydroponics vs Dirt

  • BC Hydro for Generations Award
    Jaden Scott - Having a Grey Shower

  • BCIC Student/Teacher Recognition Award
    Desiree Gosselin - Sports Drinks: What Do They Really Do?

  • BCIC Young Scientist Award
    Noah MacLeod - Influenza: To Poke or Not To Poke

  • BC Science Teacher's Award
    Callum Takasaka - Hydroponics vs Dirt

  • Genome BC Award
    Noah MacLeod - Influenza: To Poke or Not To Poke
    Cierra Walthers - Down's Syndrome

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Award
    Karly Larson - Getting Fit! Improving Your Physical Health

  • Michael Crooks Physics Prize
    Ellie Jean Hymas - Making Batteries out of Veggies

  • Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology
    Desiree Gosselin - Sports Drinks: What Do They Really Do?
Want to prepare for next year's fair? Check out the resources below. Now is a great time to get your child/students thinking about Science Fair 2013.
We need help with organization, judging, mentoring, etc. There's a place for everyone! For information on how to get involved in Science Fair contact:

Program Coordinator
Okanagan Science Centre
Phone: 250-545-3644
Email: programs@okscience.ca



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How to Make a Hypothesis & Science Fair Project Examples

The Scientific Method