Nunavik Regional Science Fair Winners!
Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, Qc (February 25, 2015) – The names of the Nunavik Regional Science Fair winners were announced this evening, at the closing ceremony of the Nunavik Regional Science Fair, in Kuujjuaq.
The first prize ($500) was awarded to: Julianne Imbeault and Teresa Annanack, from Kangiqsualujjuaq, with a project comparing tents’ resistance to wind in order to assess the effectiveness of the traditional Inuit tent design.
The second prize ($300) was awarded to: Joanna Cooper, from Kuujjuaq, with a project on how starts are formed.
The third prize ($150) was awarded to: Marianne Perron, from Kuujjuaq, with a project on air pressure variation and breaking points.
In addition, Julianne Imbeault, Teresa Annanack, Joanna Cooper and Marianne Perron will have the opportunity to represent Nunavik at the 2015 Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair (March 24 to 26, Kahnawake, Qc), which is a provincial event.
Coordinated by the Kativik School Board, the Nunavik Regional Science Fair enjoys financial support from the Kativik Regional Government.
- Marianne Perron, from Kuujjuaq, with a project on air pressure variations and breaking points
- Lydia Berthe and Jasmin Koneak, from Kuujjuaq, with a project on humidity levels and their impact on mold growth.
- Mark Tukkiapik and Tommy Makiuk, from Kuujjuaq, with a project that compared the use of water and oil as fluids to power a hydraulic system.
- Annie Annanack and Jaiku Mosesiapik, from Tasiujaq, with a project that compared different drinks to assess the best one to drink while exercising.
- Joanna Cooper, from Kuujjuaq, with a project on how stars are formed.
- Frankie Makiuk, from Kangirsuk, with a project looking at the impact of three different physical conditions on our ability to resolve a maze rapidly.
- Etua Curtis Ezekiel and Markusie Angma, from Aupaluk, with a project on whirlpool water movement inside sealed bottles.
- Julianne Imbeault and Teresa Annanack, from Kangiqsualujjuaq, with a project comparing tents’ resistance to wind in order to assess the effectiveness of the traditional Inuit tent design.
- Bridget Oovaut and William Ningiuruvik, from Quaqtaq, with a project on the impact of second hand cigarette smoke.
- Selena Puttayuk and Sanak Jararuse, from Quaqtaq, with an experiment aimed at determining the proportions of water and baking soda from which the stronger explosion could be obtained.
The Kativik School Board (KSB) was created in 1975, under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. Since 1978, it has been the exclusive provider of education services offered to Nunavik’s population. The education programs developed by KSB are offered in the schools of the 14 communities of Nunavik. Inuktitut is the first language and English and French are second languages. For more information about us, please visit our Web site at: www.kativik.qc.ca
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