Starting with projects on sustainability at numerous local, regional and Canada-Wide Science Fairs to a 2013 Antarctic Expedition with Students on Ice, Shakti Ramkumar’s achievements culminates with her selection as one of 30 Loran Scholars for 2014. Shakti receives a renewable undergraduate award valued at $80,000 which includes mentorship and a summer program. The Loran Scholarship program is administered by the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation and is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activity and leadership potential.
The Quest for Science Fair Champions Program is an initiative of the Science Fair Foundation of BC (SFF BC) that contributes to the excellence of teaching and learning. This is in response to the need to recruit teacher champions and provide training tools to enable educators to incorporate science fair activities into the classroom.
Smarter Science is the training tool developed by Youth Science Canada (YSC). It is a Canadian framework for teaching and learning science process skills and for developing the skills of inquiry, creativity, and innovation in a meaningful manner for students from Grade K-12. SFF BC is collaborating with YSC on the presentation of the Smarter Science program in BC. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Team Canada-TISF 2015
The student representatives for the 2015 Taiwan International Science Fair are Emily O’Reilly of the Central Interior Regional Science Fair (RSF) and Victoria Platzer of the Northern BC Northwest RSF. Congratulations to you both!
Ann Makosinski: Unleashing thermoelectric Power Inside of You
Ann Makosinski, Duncan Stothers and Nicole Ticea, BC Science Fair Alumni are among twelve of Canada's brightest high school scientists that were selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world's most prestigious science fair on May 11 to 16 in Los Angeles, California. They all came back with special and grand awards.
Science Fair Fun Run
Congratulations to all participants of the 15th Annual PMC Science Fair Fun Run, follow the links below for race results.
BC teens inspired by their experience at the Taiwan International Science Fair
Andrew Schulz, 16 of the Central Interior Regional Science Fair (RSF) in Prince George and Kiri Daust,16 of the Pacific Northwest RSF in Smithers returned from the Taiwan International Science Fair held on January 20-27, 2014 in Taipei. Kiri competed with his project 'Going Dotty: The Distribution & Effects of Rust on Highbush Cranberry' and Andrew took his 'Achieving Accuracy in Self Monitoring Blood Glucose' project. These accomplished teens were joined by 80 overseas participants from 20 countries at the prestigious event. They were accompanied by Clara Westwell-Roper an MD/PhD candidate at UBC and Science Fair alumni. Kiri received a 2nd place in the Plant Sciences category.