The science innovators of tomorrow are taking part in SciFest@School, Donegal’s first event at Loreto Community School, Milford.
The secondary school is making history as the first and only school in Donegal to host a scifest@school event this year.
Over 70 pioneering Transition Year students will exhibit 21 innovative science projects at SciFest@School 2018 on Wednesday 28th February.
SciFest is a series of one day science fairs, funded primarily by Science Foundation Ireland, Intel and Boston Scientific. SciFest@School is where a second-level school hosts their own in-house SciFest science fair
Projects on display at Loreto Milford will include “Micro plastic, Macro problem”, “Does exercise improve memory retention” and “The science of lying”.
Judges for the day include; Noel Cunningham, Gabrielle McMonagle, Boots Pharmacy, Randox laboratories, LYIT science department, AIB, Bank of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and Donegal County Council laboratories.
Winners from the SciFest fairs go on to compete in a national final each November for the chance to represent Ireland at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the USA.Tags: