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SciFest Fair 2017

Wed 20th Dec 2017

Yesterday all Form 2 students took part in our annual SciFest Fair and presented their projects to students, staff and a panel of judges including; Sheila Porter,  CEO fo SciFest, Dr Brian Murray, IT Tallaght,Caroline Whitley, KHPA Chairperson and some Past Pupils now studying in the science field. Coordinated by Science Teacher, Ciaran O'Connor, and supported in the classroom by the Science teachers, the standard yesterday was very high and the judges were very impressed. After Christmas the students will be encouraged to enter their projects for the next leg of the competition. Congratulations to the students for a tremendous effort and well done to the prize winners. For more information on what SciFest is about click here.

 

See below for a list of winners

 

1st: ‘How different materials affect signal strength’ by Courtney O’Connor & Iris Alsina Petit

2nd  ‘Does Ultraviolet light kill bacteria?’ by Alex Andres, Mope Mobolaji & Siobhan King

3rd ‘’How aware are you of the harmful effects of smartphones?’ by Alice Barrie & Niamh Gildea

Environmental prize ‘ Why does the ocean freeze?’ by Alex Reynolds, Pia Hayes & Saoirse Dunlea

Highly Commended:

What makes hair different’ by Antonia Shodiya, Helen Chacko & Anna Harris

‘Organic universal indicator’ by Robin Andres & Alannah Griffin

‘ An investigation to see if we can make biodegradable chewing gum’ by Killian Mandan, Henry Thompson & Basit Janjua

‘To investigate the amount of bacterial growth on the hands of a random sample of students’ by Thomas Eve, Lucas McLean & Ed Hill

‘JIA’ by Cal Baron

Students Choice Prize

‘How does Red Bull enhance your sports performance’ by Erin King, Ingrid Burns & Aoife Walsh

  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017
  • The King's Hospital SciFest Awards 2017