From April 11-12 students across Manitoba from grades 4-8 gathered together at Holy Cross School gymnasium for the Bison Regional Science Fair. Bison Regional Science Fair helps improve advance and develop a love for science, by connecting a formal education with a more in-depth process of thinking. Participants received awards in Holy Cross Church.
There were many categories for projects at the fair such as Health, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sciences; Microbiology & Chemistry; Animal Science; Plant Science; Physics and Engineering; Social Sciences and Environmental Science. Students received Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, special plaques, or trophies for their projects and special awards for various sponsoring organizations.
There were 13 Schools, 177 projects, 100 judges and 500 presenters and participants. SBDHS students were a few of the 100 judges and MS. Maffenbeier, Vice Principal of SBDHS, accepted an award for SBDHS for being a sponsor and presented awards to the participants of the fair.
The 3 top contenders at the fair will be representing Team Manitoba, at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Ottawa from May 12 - 19. Accommodations given by the event sponsors, it will include the following: airfare, registration, boarding, lodging, and STEM activities fee.
Let’s congratulate Vrinda Vyas, and Emily Doyle from Holy Cross School, and Jonah Norman from Christ the King School for being able to represent Manitoba in the Canada Wide Science fair.