Congratulations to all of the boys from 4th, 5th and 6th classes, who entered a project for the Intel Young Scientist Competition. The idea of the competition was to encourage our students to work scientifically and to learn by investigating and working together as a team. Niamh, the judge from Intel was very impressed with the amount of boys who took part, and she was equally impressed by their knowledge, listening skills, presentations and projects. The winning groups each received a red goody bag and all the pupils who entered the project received a blue goody bag. Thank you Intel!
These are the results of the competition:
In 4th class – Two projects were highly commended
1) How effective is brushing your teeth using mouthwash? By Charlie, Mick and Daniel
2) Does the temperature of a phone battery affect how long it lasts? By Joe, Harry, and Azfar
The winning project for 4th class was researched by Ryan and Willem “Can magnets power cars?”
In 5th class – Two projects were highly commended
1) In room 10 the boys was praised for their class project on lightning and for their enthusiasm
2) Josh, Sean and Harry were commended for their project on ‘What colour gives most light for energy?’
The winning project for 5th class was called ’ School Towels’ by Conor, Callum, John and George.
In 6th class – Two projects were highly commended
1) ‘Alternatives to present day building materials’ by Alex, Ellis, and Francesco
2) ‘Keeping Flowers Fresh’ by Fionan and Finn
The winning project for 6th class was titled ‘What do plants need to grow’ and researched by Tom and Luca
The 2 overall school winning projects selected to go forward to the regional finals are the ‘ Can Magnets Power Cars?’ and ‘School Towels’ projects.
See more projects here.