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Science Fair

SCCS hosed its annual Science Fair for Grades 6-8 students on April 6th. The winners from the school fair went on to represent the school at the Manitoba Schools Symposium. Congratulations to all of the students who participated this year.

SCCS School Science Fair winners:

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Grade 6:

  1. Krisjay and Megan
  2. Tyla
  3. Angela

Grade 7:

  1. Austin and Athony
  2. Tyson and MacKenna
  3. Paige and Nyja

Grade 8:

  1. Sandro
  2. Josh and Navin
  3. Rosemund

Thank you to the volunteers for judging these projects; Heather Senderewich, Mrs. S, Shivani Agnihotri, Sandy Marsh-Hamm, Kara Loney, Mrs Beel and Fr. Peter.

Manitoba Schools Science Symposium placements:

Grade 6:

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Angela; Silver Medal:  Do Your Senses Affect Each Other?

Krisjay and Megan; Bronze Medal: Measuring Acidity and pH Levels in Water



Grade 7:

Austin and Anthony; Silver Medal: The Rate of Liquid Evaporation

Tyson and MacKenna; Bronze Medal: How Does Colour Affect Memory

Grade 8:

Keegan; Gold Medal: Most Minnows

Sandro; Silver Medal: Optics: Real and Virtual Images

Josh and Navin; Silver Medal: The Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Thermal Expansion of Water

Always question, Always wonder

SCCS Science Fair

Science FairSt. Charles held its annual Science Fair on March 17th, 2015. The grades 6, 7, and 8 students all participated. There were a total of 33 projects submitted. Our judges were excellent and crossed a wide variety of fields from teaching and biology to engineering. Winners were the top three Experiments from each grade.

In grade 8, Meagan placed 1st for her project on “The Effect of Noise on Hand Eye Coordination”; in 2nd place was J.J. with his project looking at “Candles and Colour” and in 3rd was Brooklynn who looked at “Screen Time vs. Sleep Time”.

In grade 7, Keegan placed 1st for his experiment on “Drinks and Their Effect on Enamel”, Sandro placed 2nd with his experiment on ElectroMagnetic Pulses”, and Rosemund and Valandi tied for 3rd. Rosemund looked at “The Best Bird Food to Buy” and Valandi looked at “Which Cereal Stays Crunchiest in Milk”.

In grade 6, Anthony and Noah placed 1st for their project on “Mold”, in 2nd place was Eleni with her project looking at the “Nitrogen Cycle”, and in 3rd place was Keaton and Carson with their project on “Flight and Aerodynamics”.

The next step for some of these students will be the 44th Annual Manitoba School’s Science Symposium which takes place Thursday, April 23th – Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at the University of Manitoba Max Bell Centre.

Thank you to all the judges, teachers, and support staff for helping make the Science Fair happen and to the students for all their hard work.