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For International Youth Day, these young change-makers have a message for Canada
Ann Makosinski, BC inventor who made big waves after creating a flashlight that runs off body heat and a mug that uses heat from the drink inside to charge the phone. Earlier this year, she was named to Forbes’s 30 under 30 list.
Student Experiment Launched to International Space Station
​BC Students', Alexa Durand and Brenda Shen, project was successfully lauched at 9:31AM PT on August 14, 2017 destined for the International Space Station.
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND YUKON STUDENTS WIN AT NATIONAL SCIENCE COMPETITION
British Columbia and Yukon students bring home 106 awards and scholarships including 5 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 16 bronze medals from the Canada-Wide Science Fair!
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Don't miss out on the 18th Annual Microsemi Science Fair Fun Run! All proceeds go to the development and promotion of #BCScienceFairs.
#BCScienceFair Teen lands on Forbes 30 under 30 list

Ann Makosinski, 19-year-old B.C. inventor, makes Forbes 30 under 30 list

Dr. Foster receives Award for Science Excellence
Dr. Leonard Foster, SFF BC Director and Science Fair alumnus, receives Genome BC Award for Science Excellence.
March declared Youth Science Month in BC
The Provincial Government joins provinces across Canada with the Proclamation of March as “Youth Science Month”...
EMS student earns bronze at international science fair
Earl Marriott Secondary student, Olivia Li recently demonstrated what it takes to be a finalist in an international science competition...

Science Fairs Provincial Awards

The British Columbia Provincial Awards Program is available to all participants of the British Columbia Regional Science Fairs which are currently affiliated with Youth Science Canada. Criteria for awards are broad to enable as many students as possible to participate.

Winners and nominees for Provincial Awards are not necessarily Canada-Wide Science Fair participants or Gold Medal winners at their Regional Science Fairs. Submissions may be one or two-person projects. Awards are shared except where noted.
The Science Fair Mentorship Program
The Science Fair Mentorship Program is an initiative administered by The Science Fair Foundation BC which helps students in grades 7-12 find the resources they need to investigate scientific questions of interest to them. Based on an initial project proposal, our team matches students with mentor(s) who are former Canada-Wide Science Fair participants or are knowledgeable in your field of interest.
Students Resources
Science Fair Projects come in all shapes and sizes, covering topics from ecology to computer science. In order to help you in getting started with your own project the following sections have been organized to give you a step by step guide on how to plan your work and how to present it.
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