Secondary students of ANS participated in the 2019 Science Fair, under the motto: “sustainability.” It was held over the course of two days, from March 14th to March 15th.
“This year, we focused on creating a sustainable future. We wanted to motivate students to think about 21st century challenges” said Mr. Vince, secondary high school teacher. “I noticed that the students worked enthusiastically…. they had very creative projects.”
After the evaluation of the panel of judges, the following winners were selected:
|1st Place||Generation and Producing Growth from Reusable Scraps||Daniela Álvarez and Estefanía Román|
|2nd Place||Pellets||Mauricio Largaespada|
|3rd Place||Oil Spill Cleaner||Felipe Mendieta, Rodrigo Mora, Harry Downing|
|Honorable Mention||Vertical Garden||Lilly Halleslevens, Yirhim Kim|
|Honorable Mention||Ecobricks||Rami Khatib, Diego Zúñiga, Marcelo Fariñas|
|1st Place||Testing Used Oils for the Production of Biodiesel Utilizing Low-Cost Bioreactor Model||Nydia del Carmen|
|2nd Place||Biodegradable Plastic Produced from Agar Agar, Cornstarch, and Gelatin||Elinor Ketelhöhn, Regina Franco, Maria Alejandra Morales|
|3rd Place||Affordable Solar Panels||Andrea Sacasa. Mariano Solórzano, Fátima Martínez|
|Honorable Mention||Eggshells as Fertilizer||Gi Ah Lee, Mariana Chamorro, Arthur Grier|
|Honorable Mention||Organic Fertilizer Accelerator||Marcelo de los Santos, Edoardo Amador, Gabriel Vargas|
“It was very interesting to see all the finalist projects,” said Regina Franco, an ANS Junior. “I was amazed by the diversity of all the projects, across all grade levels.”
Congratulations to all winners and participants!