Yesterday 27th of September 2016, Google announced the winners of its annual Google Science Fair 2016, which had sponsors like LEGO Education, National Geographic, Scientific American and Virgin Galatic. The competition is open to 13 to 18-year-old students around the globe, who formulate a hypothesis, perform an experiment, and present their results via an online competition. The students also must have access to the internet and a free google account to take part in this world competition . This year over 1000 applications from over 100 countries were received . The final submission must include ten sections, which are the summary, an “About Me” page, the steps of the project, and a works cited page.
Watch the awards ceremony here .
The Google Science Fair Award Show 2016
After careful consideration ,20 students made it to the finals. and there where award for science , engineering category and also the grand Prize.
The Scientific American Innovator Award
PROJECT : Fighting Foam Waste with Recycled Filters
WINNERS :Ashton Cofer, 14
Luke Clay, 14
Julia Bray, 14
The LEGO® Education Builder Award
PROJECT: Smart Wound Care for the Future
WINNER: Anushka Naiknaware, 13
The Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award
PROJECT: Making Rockets More Efficient
WINNER: Charlie Fenske, 16
The National Geographic Explorer Award
PROJECT: Keeping Farms Alive on a Budget
WINNER: Mphatso Simbao, 18
The Inspiring Educator Award
Teachers weren’t left out.
Every year, The Science fair recognizes an educator who has gone above and beyond in inspiring students to ask questions about their world and look for answers. The winner receives a classroom grant and LEGO Education classroom products. Watch the video to hear more about the 2016 winner, Fabio.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
PROJECT : Fighting Drought with Fruit
Kiara Nirghin, 16