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Science Fair Foundation BC Celebrates Success of BC & Yukon Students at Canada-Wide Science Fair

June | 2022
Vancouver, BC - The Science Fair Foundation BC is pleased to announce this year’s award winners and Canada-Wide Science Fair Finalists. 

A total of 49 students from nine different regions competed at the 2022 Virtual Canada-Wide Science Fair. 

“It’s so exciting to see BC and Yukon so well-represented at this year’s Canada-Wide Science Fair,” said Science Fair Foundation BC’s Executive Director Madeleine Guenette. “It’s a testament to the strength of our programming and volunteers here in the province and the ingenuity and innovation of our students.” 

A full list of finalists and award winners is included below.

For media inquires, please contact:
Ada Slivinski
604.202.1167
ada@jampr.co 
 

Central Interior: 

Best in Fair:

Antonia Tannert & Michaela Stillwell (Partner Project)
The Effects of Microplastics on Phytoplankton
Westside Academy 

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Antonia Tannert & Michaela Stillwell (Partner Project)
The Effects of Microplastics on Phytoplankton
Westside Academy

Alex Lea
Sustainable Nutrient Regeneration: The Effects of Wood Ash and Nitrogen on Pasture Grass Nutrition
Lakes District Secondary School 

Prabhoor Sidhu
Mitigating the Effects of Debris Flow
College Heights Secondary School 

Rheanna Leith
How the Pandemic Affects Your Mental Health
William Konkin Elementary
 

West Kootenay: 

Canada-Wide Science Fair: 

Nadine Persad
Development and Testing of a Novel Post Harvest Treatment
Kootenay Lake Secondary School (formerly Prince Charles Secondary School)

Malaya Jung Little
Does a Walk in Nature Improve your Memory?
Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School

Julia Valdez
Does the BPM of Music Rather than the Type of Music Affect the Learning Process in Mice?
Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School
 

Cariboo Mainline:

Best in Fair: 

Jodh Singh Nahal
Low-Cost Resizable 3D Printed MDC for Optimizing Desalination with Arduino-Based Voltage Monitoring
Sa Hali Secondary
 
Canada-Wide Science Fair: 

Jodh Singh Nahal
Low-Cost Resizable 3D Printed MDC for Optimizing Desalination with Arduino-Based Voltage Monitoring
Sa Hali Secondary
 
Jora Singh Nahal
Drowsiness Detection and Virtual Friend Speech-Robot for Safe Driving: A Novel App
Dufferin Elementary
 
Ansh Vashisht
E. Coli Defence: The effect of Antibacterial T4r Bacteriophage on Escherichia Coli on Espheria Coli
St. Ann's Academy
 
Kayla Hermiston
Analyzing Antioxidants For Cancer Treatment
St. Ann's Academy
 
Eboni Samaha
Medical benefits of Aboriginal Plants
St. Ann's Academy 
 

South Fraser:

Canada-Wide Science Fair: 

Emily Lin & Ruiyi Sang (partner project)
Writing a cleaner future with E-Coal
Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL)
 
Alexander Li & Farhan Ahmed (partner project)
The Methane Recycler
Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL)
 
Nathan Yeung & Charlie Zhang (partner project)
Lento: Goal-Based Productivity
Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL)
 
Margo Senchenko
Attractive Cat Scratcher
Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL)
 
Ryyan Hammoud
Smart Wash
Iqra Islamic School
 

East Kootenay:

Best in Fair:

Keanu Chan
Design, Implementation and Assessment of Novel universal Design Internal Spine Concept (NuDISC)
Mount Baker Secondary

Canada-Wide Science Fair: 

Keanu Chan
Design, Implementation and Assessment of Novel universal Design Internal Spine Concept (NuDISC)
Mount Baker Secondary
 
Emma Harrington
On The Go - Portable Fire Extinguisher
The Fernie Academy
 
Frankie La Peter
Peer'ing into Pressure
The Fernie Academy
 

Fraser Valley:

Best in Fair:

Zining (Grace) Yu & Akira Yoshiyama (Partner Project)
On the Generative Design of Airfoils
Meadowridge Secondary School

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Zining (Grace) Yu & Akira Yoshiyama (Partner Project)
On the Generative Design of Airfoils
Meadowridge Secondary School
 

Greater Vancover 

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Ethan Chase
RESeTCO2: Residential Emission Sequestration Technologies for Carbon Dioxide
Prince of Wales Secondary
 
Angela Cao
Fountain of Youth
Burnaby North Secondary
 
Andrew Sun
Modelling and Comparing the Effects of Sea Lice on the Salmon Population with MatLab
Burnaby Mountain Secondary
 
Aaron Zhao
Dual-Pipe Watering: An Economic Agricultural Watering System that Stimulates Root Development
Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary
 
Veronica Guo
Bioelectric Batteries: Using Algae to Make the Battery Renewable
York House School
 
William Li
Development of a Novel Pesticide for Rice Blast Disease
Burnaby North Secondary
 
Terrianne Zhang
Simulating the Particle-Level Processes of a Nuclear Fission Reactor using Monte-Carlo Methods
Burnaby North Secondary
 
Viduni Siriwardana
A Novel, and Cost-Effective DNA Extraction Protocol via a Streamlined Automated Device to Provide Facile Access for Forensic Analysis
David Thompson Secondary
 
Justin Peng
Taking Control: A Novel Galvanic Stimulation Device for the Visually Impaired
David Thompson Secondary
 
Emily Chan
Sea Scrap Slippers
David Thompson Secondary
 
Jonathan Leung
A Case Study of Wildlife Feeding and Coyote Attacks in Vancouver’s Stanley Park
Lord Byng Secondary
 
Ann Wang
An Acidic Future
Prince of Wales Secondary
 
Kieran Foster
Waste wood turned useful
Hugh Boyd Secondary
 
Pari Goyal & Lucie Li (partner project)
Windblade
David Thompson Secondary
 
James Hoag
Keep The Noise Out!
Prince of Wales Secondary
 
Tara Zhan
Medical Mo-Cap
David Thompson Secondary
 

Vancouver Island:

Best in Fair:

Eunjo An
Orange Peels as Biosorbents in the Treatment of Heavy Metal Wastewater
Pearson College UWC

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Eunjo An
Orange Peels as Biosorbents in the Treatment of Heavy Metal Wastewater
Pearson College UWC
 
Sarah McDonald
Determining the Environmental Effects of Cigarette Butts and Vape Cartridges on Lake Water Samples
Shawnigan Lake School
 
Junming He
Using neural network to classify garbages
Glenlyon Norfolk School
 
Nathan Hellner-Mestelman
Breakup is a Drag
Mount Douglas Secondary School
 
Katharine Morley
Coagulant Conundrum: Comparing the Efficacy of Natural and Chemical Coagulants
Glenlyon Norfolk School
 
Evan Papps
Can Slime Mold Adapt and Communicate?
Glenlyon Norfolk School
 
Erin Plecas
ADHD in classrooms
Glenlyon Norfolk School
 

Northern BC:

Best in Fair:

Emily Brain
The Olympics on Mars: A Thought Experiment (Top Intermediate Project)
North Peace Secondary School
 
Malcolm Fraser
Mushroom Eats Plastic (Top Junior Project)
Devereaux Elementary School

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Sage Elliott
Magnet Magic
Freedom Thinkers Education
 
Joshua Coenders
In the Zone
Freedom Thinkers Education
 
Malcolm Fraser
Mushroom Eats Plastic
Devereaux Elementary School
 
Swas Ghosh
Nature’s Recycler, degrading plastic with the help of mycelium
Dr. Kearney Middle School
 
Emily Brain
The Olympics on Mars: A Thought Experiment
North Peace Secondary School
 

Yukon-Stikine:

Canada-Wide Science Fair:

Hassan Amir
Understanding the Impact of Opioid-Related Substances on Yukon Youth
FH Collins Secondary
 
Josiah Wilcox
Smooth Ice is Nice
Del van Gorder School