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SD43 students win first place at the Coquitlam Library Science Expo

May 15, 2019

​School District 43 students participated in Coquitlam Public Library's 4th annual Science Expo on May 2nd, Thursday at the City Centre Branch library. 

The event was open to students from grades 4 to 12, where students were able to enhance their skills in scientific thinking and communication and share their passion for science and technology! Judges present at the event were from Simon Fraser University, Douglas College and Environment Canada.


Below are the list of winners from the various school. Congratulations to all our winners! 

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Hoomehr Mangoli, (left from Pinetree Secondary) won first place for his project Electromagnetic Levitation and Ishana Lodhia, (right from Heritage Woods Secondary won for her project Prostate Cancer: Annihilation. 

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Athena Cai (left) won third place for her her project: Lost and Found,  Nora Zheng and Olivia Jiang (middle) won  first place for their project: Pepper vs. Cooking Method, Sarah Feng (far right), won second place for her project: Digital or Printed? All students won the Junior Category from Port Moody Secondary.

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Jack Chapell, from Minnekhada Middle won first place in the Middle Category for his project: How to Train Your Gecko

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Taylor Petterson won 3rd place from École Porter Street Elementary for his project: Do Video Games Make You Smarter or Dumber?

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Matthew Moran won 1st place in the Elementary category (grades 4 and 5) for his project: Does Soil Type Affect Plant Growth?

Below is the full list of winners from the Science Expo:

Elementary Category: gr. 4 and 5

1st place

Matthew Moran

École Kilmer Elementary, Coquitlam

Project Name: Does Soil Type Affect Plant Growth?

2nd place

Samuel Celis

SelfDesign Learning, Port Coquitlam

Project Name: Do Video Games Make You Smarter or Dumber?

3rd place

Taylor Petterson

École Porter Street Elementary, Coquitlam

Project Name: Bridges and Structure

 

Middle Category: gr. 6, 7 and 8

1st place

Jack Chapell

Minnekhada Middle, Port Coquitlam

Project Name: How to Train Your Gecko

2nd place

Hannah Celis

SelfDesign Learning, Port Coquitlam

Project Name: Putting Your Liquid Gold to Good Use

3rd place

Isaac and Elliott Fulljames

B.C. Christian Academy, Port Coquitlam

Project Name: Constructive Destruction

 

Junior Category, gr. 9 and 10

1st place

Olivia Liang and Nora Zheng

Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

Project Name: Pepper vs. Cooking Method

2nd place

Sarah Feng

Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

Project Name: Digital or Printed? 

3rd place

Athena Cai

Port Moody Secondary, Port Moody

Project Name: Lost and Found 

 

Senior Category: gr. 11 and 12

1st place

Hoomehr Mangoli

Pinetree Secondary, Coquitlam

Project Name: Electromagnetic Levitation, Revisited

2nd place

Ishana Lodhia

Heritage Woods Secondary, Port Moody

Project Name: Prostate Cancer: Annihilation

3rd place

No third place prize awarded.

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

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