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NZAS Southland Science and Technology Fair 2019

NZAS Southland Science and Technology Fair 2019

A very large contingent of budding young scientists represented the College at the Southland Science and Technology Fair held at the Invercargill Workingmen’s Club from Tuesday 17th – Friday 20th September. The standard at the fair was really high and we are delighted with the large numbers of projects that won awards. Students from Hargest won all but one of the major award categories at this year’s fair and lots more exhibitors won special prizes and commendations as listed below. Congratulations to all exhibitors at the NZAS Southland Science and Technology Fair this is the best performance for our school in recent times.

 

Overall Winners 
Light up your Wave?  - NZAS Premier Technology Award
Ezri Dalgity

Titi Puku Plastic  - NZAS Premier Science Award 
Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss


Major Awards - Hands on Science Award
Hot or Not University of Otago Hands On Science Max Russell 

Gold Award & NZAS Excellence in Technology
Flip n Dry Bench Seat Year 7 & 8 Libby Crawford 


Gold Award & NZAS Excellence in Science
Titi Puku Plastic Year 7 & 8 Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss


Gold Award & NZAS Excellence in Technology Year 9 & 10
Light up your Wave? Year 9 & 10 Ezri Dalgity


Gold Award & NZAS Excellence in Science Year 9 & 10
Hot or Not Year 9 & 10 Max Russell


Gold Award & NZAS Excellence in Technology Year 11 - 13
Powering Minds Year 11 - 13 Robert Beck

 

Science and Technology awards Gold
Bounce Halle Faherty
Powerful Rain Max Smith
Coanda Effect Lachlan McCorkindale
Liam Cruickshank

Science and Technology awards Silver
Keep it Kute Skirt Brianna Loan 
Bag Check Mackenzie Robertson,
Alice McIntosh
Filtration Frustration Chloe Hudson
Some Like it Hot Charly Faherty 
 
Science and Technology awards Bronze
Cost Vs Performance Ronan Shearing 
Which Butter Made the Grade Rebecca Kingma,
Millie McKenzie
Goo be Gone Kate Wallace, Natasha Rain
Battery Testing Jacob Bricknell
Disc Advantage of Plastics Ethyn Middlemiss,
Ryley Coatsworth
Does an Old Brain Work as Well Joshua McNaughton, 
as a Young One? Jackson Faithfull
To be Raw or Pasteurised That Isabella Willis
is the Question
Buzzy Bacteria Ciara Hegan,
Carissa Maclennan
AI What is it? Roland Cameron, Ron Geilik
Neuro Linguistic Programming Eden Selman

Science and Technology awards Commendation
Shirtloadz Fahim Firdaus, Mason Munro
Mouse Trap Derby Joel Tiatia 
Wiping One Germ at a Time Hannah Dummigan
Laundry lab Savannah Sinclair
Hotter for Longer Emily Wilson
Muffin Magic Jessica Ballanytne
Heating Golf Club Jackson Jones, 
Blake Humphrey
Thirsty Georgia Hawke
Dissolving Painkillers Tamzin Tomlinson,
Hannah Graham
Are You Storing Your Dog Nicole Lina, Ashley Phillips
Food Wrong?
Tourist Quiz Kya Cook, Katie Lawrence
Audible Distractions While Learning   Kady Gill
Carpal Stronger Lucy Thomas

Special Prizes
Fonterra Future Leaders Awards 2019
To be Raw or Pasteurised That is the Question
Isabella Willis

Environment Southland Awards
Exhibit related to the Environment
Titi Puku Plastic Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss 

Science Award Trust to encourage young scientists from
Years 7 and 8
Titi Puku Plastic Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss
Flip n Dry Bench Seat Libby Crawford

NIWA Awards, Best projects in the fair related to Climate
and Water Science
Titi Puku Plastic Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss

New Zealand Statistics Association Awards, best use
of statistics in projects in the fair
AI What is it? Roland Cameron, Ron Geilik
Hot or Not Max Russell

Forest and Bird Award, Best Exhibit relating to Conservation
Titi Puku Plastic Lucy Cooper, Luke Moss

New Zealand Oil and Gas Awards for Promising Young Scientists
Powering Minds Robert Beck
Bounce Halle Faherty
Powerful Rain Max Smith
Goo be Gone Kate Wallace, Natasha Rain

New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Awards
Which Butter Made the Grade Rebecca Kingma, Millie McKenzie
Buzzy Bacteria Ciara Hegan, Carissa Maclennan

Southland Bee Society, best exhibit related to Bees Award
Buzzy Bacteria Ciara Hegan, Carissa Maclennan

category News
29 September 2019