Results for Science Fair 2011

Here are the results for the 2011 NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair.

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Congratulations to all the winners and a huge thanks to everyone that entered. The standard of projects this year was outstanding! This list is sorted by School, the schedule below should be able to be sorted by clicking on the column heading. Doing this twice reverses the sort sequence from normal to reverse order.

Prize Class Student Name(s) Project Title School
VUW School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 5 - 16 Lily Mason-Mackay Heat Transfer Wellington High School
Second in Class 5 5 - 16 Lily Mason-Mackay Heat Transfer Wellington High School
Fourth in Class 5 5 - 17 Ciaran Barr-Burns Heat Transfer Wellington High School
Opus International Consultants 5 - 17 Ciaran Barr-Burns Heat Transfer Wellington High School
Highly Commended 3 - 61 Leah Thomas Predictive Seaweed Wellington Girls College
Met Shop 3 - 61 Leah Thomas Predictive Seaweed Wellington Girls College
University of Otago 5 - 13 Charlotte Hann Coprosma Leaf Adaptations Wellington East Girls' College
Wellington Botanical Society 5 - 13 Charlotte Hann Coprosma Leaf Adaptations Wellington East Girls' College
Highly Commended 3 - 49 Joshua Joe The magnetic linear accelerator Wellington College
Third= in Class 4 4 - 17 Jazz Kane The Stroop Effect Wellington College
Second= in Class 3 3 - 46 Zain Kader What's that you're drinking Wellington College
Royal Society of NZ Wellington Branch Prize for best overall exhibit 5 - 12 Cheyaanthan Haran The effect of Ponni Rice on blood glucose levels Wellington College
VUW School of Mathematics; Statistics and Operations Research 4 - 20 Maor Ben Shahar Energy transformation through collision Wellington College
Realise the Dream Nomination 5 - 12 Cheyaanthan Haran The effect of Ponni Rice on blood glucose levels Wellington College
Fourth in Class 3 3 - 47 Kip Cleverly y=Asin (kx+wt) Wellington College
New Zealand Statistical Association 4 - 18 Umaiyan Haran The effect of distance between electrodes in sulfuric acid solution. Wellington College
First in Class 5 5 - 12 Cheyaanthan Haran The effect of Ponni Rice on blood glucose levels Wellington College
NZ Futures Trust 5 - 12 Cheyaanthan Haran The effect of Ponni Rice on blood glucose levels Wellington College
VUW Faculty of Science Innovation Prize 5 - 12 Cheyaanthan Haran The effect of Ponni Rice on blood glucose levels Wellington College
Opus International Consultants 2 - 200 Lachlan Sim Treatment of Farm Effluent Using Osmosis Wellesley College
CRL Energy Ltd 2 - 201 Ben Hawley Wind Turbines - Fin or Wing? Wellesley College
First in Class 2 2 - 200 Lachlan Sim Treatment of Farm Effluent Using Osmosis Wellesley College
VUW Faculty of Science Prize 2 - 200 Lachlan Sim Treatment of Farm Effluent Using Osmosis Wellesley College
New Zealand Statistical Association 2 - 193 Jamie McClymont Using computers and statistics to determine factors that affect our ability to estimate. Wadestown School
NZ Antarctic Society 2 - 190 Anna Baines Antarctica - Issues that may Affect Melting. Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 196 Matthew Robertson Distance Perception Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 142 Arthur Coldstream Noise Pollution Wadestown School
NumberWorks'nWords 2 - 193 Jamie McClymont Using computers and statistics to determine factors that affect our ability to estimate. Wadestown School
VUW School of Engineering and Computer Science 2 - 193 Jamie McClymont Using computers and statistics to determine factors that affect our ability to estimate. Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 195 Adelie Filippi Wind Tunnel Wadestown School
Royal Aeronautical Society 2 - 183 Lucas Toovey Hover Craft v Ground Effect Craft Wadestown School
IPENZ 1 - 141 Josh Wight Liquefaction Thorndon School
Third= in Class 1 1 - 140 Emma Montague Cripps Concrete Thorndon School
NZ Futures Trust 1 - 134 Tabitha Dombroski My Brocolli Experiment Thorndon School
Cancer Society of NZ 3 - 44 Adrina Venayagam Breath of Life Tawa College
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 3 - 44 Adrina Venayagam Breath of Life Tawa College
Second in Class 4 4 - 15 Michael Kalpage Catalase Tawa College
First in Class 3 3 - 44 Adrina Venayagam Breath of Life Tawa College
NZ Institute of Chemistry 4 - 15 Michael Kalpage Catalase Tawa College
Realise the Dream Nomination 3 - 44 Adrina Venayagam Breath of Life Tawa College
Opus International Consultants 4 - 12 Meg Finlayson Earthquake St Oran's College
Measurement Standards Laboratory 3 - 36 Charlotte Lennon Heat Conductivity St Oran's College
Devereux-Blum Training and Development Limited 4 - 12 Meg Finlayson Earthquake St Oran's College
Highly Commended 2 - 172 Neesha Mahesh Laundry baskets St Mark's Church School
Royal Aeronautical Society 2 - 170 Sarah Gimblett Why Three? St Benedict's
Highly Commended 2 - 168 Amber Ponsford-Knight Smoke Signals St Benedict's
NZ Soil Science Society 1 - 126 Liam Pearce Liquifaction Lowdown St Benedict's
Geoscience Society of NZ 1 - 126 Liam Pearce Liquifaction Lowdown St Benedict's
NumberWorks'nWords 1 - 120 Olivia Van Workoem The Eyes Have It Ss Peter and Paul School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 120 Olivia Van Workoem The Eyes Have It Ss Peter and Paul School
Highly Commended 1 - 120 Olivia Van Workoem The Eyes Have It Ss Peter and Paul School
New Zealand Statistical Association 1 - 113 Finn Meredith Honk if you are happy South Wellington Intermediate School
CRL Energy Ltd 2 - 163 Tom Conti-Leslie Hydro power South Wellington Intermediate School
Cancer Society of NZ 1 - 112 Jasper Stone Who ate all the pies? South Wellington Intermediate School
ESR 2 - 149 Laura Heycoop How Clean Is Your Drink Bottle? Seatoun School
Sociological Association of Aotearoa; New Zealand 2 - 153 Holly Blakely Classroom Concentration Cam Seatoun School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 2 - 148 Joseph Ivory I Spy With My Two Eyes Seatoun School
First= Class 1 1 - 110 Jessie Cartmell What do Kiwi Kids Eat for Lunch? Seatoun School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 1 - 110 Jessie Cartmell What do Kiwi Kids Eat for Lunch? Seatoun School
Geoscience Society of NZ 1 - 105 Lauren O'Hara Tsunami Seatoun School
IPENZ 1 - 105 Lauren O'Hara Tsunami Seatoun School
Third= in Class 1 1 - 104 Anna Riddle Does Practise Make Perfect? Seatoun School
Highly Commended 3 - 34 Shaun Thompson What wild foods are there in Whitby? Samuel Marsden Whitby
Second= in Class 3 3 - 14 Madeline Hayward & Charlotte Burger It's in the bag Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Australasian Corrosion Association 3 - 21 Bridget Young Environmentally Friendly Paint or Not? Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Highly Commended 3 - 21 Bridget Young Environmentally Friendly Paint or Not? Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Highly Commended 3 - 23 Anna de Boer Perfect Pitch Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
ANZCCART 3 - 25 Alex Mair & Holly Miller Monkey BAR Samuel Marsden Collegiate School
Royal Aeronautical Society 2 - 143 Regan Gilmour Mayday Mayday Saint Bernards College
New Zealand Statistical Association 3 - 13 Christopher Cunningham You must remember this Saint Bernards College
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 138 Rachael Brownlee Can You Tell? Sacred Heart Primary School
Third= in Class 4 4 - 9 Reuben Lauridsen Fun and Games Rongotai College
Fourth = Class 2 2 - 131 Henry Bethwaite & Rory More Samahada Sausrtar Raroa Normal Intermediate School
Capital City Science Educators (Doreen Gates Memorial Prize) 2 - 131 Henry Bethwaite & Rory More Samahada Sausrtar Raroa Normal Intermediate School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 4 - 5 Tristan Fuhrhop & Marcus Sharpe Web Browser Battle Raphael House Rudolf Steiner School
Wellington City Libraries 2 - 127 Adibah Khan & Emma Stewart Mascara - Menace or Not? Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 2 - 119 Matisse Uluilelata Shweta Iyer Vitamin C vs Virus Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 5 - 7 Maxine Glogau How does a change in temperature affect the amount of dissolved oxygen in water? Queen Margaret College
NIWA 5 - 7 Maxine Glogau How does a change in temperature affect the amount of dissolved oxygen in water? Queen Margaret College
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award 2 - 129 Becky Hawthorne Rise Up Against Gluten Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 5 - 6 Susan Welsh Identification of Accelerants used in Arson Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 2 - 128 Caitlin McBride Re-Useable Bags: Friend or Foe? Queen Margaret College
Third in Class 5 5 - 9 Betty Chung Baby Formulas and Renin Queen Margaret College
NZ Institute of Chemistry 5 - 8 Naomi Lee Amylase Production by Beans Under Different Soak Times and Temperatures Queen Margaret College
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 5 - 9 Betty Chung Baby Formulas and Renin Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 2 - 117 McKenzie Jones & Nore De Ridder Mighty Marine Reserves Plimmerton School
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 2 - 117 McKenzie Jones & Nore De Ridder Mighty Marine Reserves Plimmerton School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 110 Jade Thomson The Effect of Media on Tween Girls Paremata School
NZ Futures Trust 2 - 110 Jade Thomson The Effect of Media on Tween Girls Paremata School
IPENZ 1 - 75 Andrew Sturman Trembling Towers Paremata School
Highly Commended 1 - 72 Merryn Thompson Dinner Time for Worms; Cocktail Hour for Plants Northland School
Met Shop 1 - 65 Roman Dunford Weather: Comparing Results- Me Versus Metservice Northland School
Highly Commended 1 - 64 Laura Somerset What is the Best Memory Technique to Use to Memorise a List? Northland School
Third in Class 2 2 - 101 Gabriel Robbins Wonderful Worm Juice Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 95 Eduard Bradley What Makes a Strong Paper Structure? Northland School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 95 Eduard Bradley What Makes a Strong Paper Structure? Northland School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 89 Tiger Huang Perpetual motion Newlands Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 89 Tiger Huang Perpetual motion Newlands Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 82 Lara Molloy Eau so clean Newlands Intermediate School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 2 - 78 Phoebe Bugtong Does 3D TV cause damage to eyes? Maranatha Christian School
Highly Commended 2 - 78 Phoebe Bugtong Does 3D TV cause damage to eyes? Maranatha Christian School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 72 Sera Rawson Flour Power Korokoro School
First= Class 1 1 - 38 Imogen Graham & Emma Munro A Hole Lot of ****! Kelburn Normal School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 58 Laura Albiston Birds in the KNS Gully Kelburn Normal School
Royal Aeronautical Society 1 - 35 Jock Gordon & Isaac Tebbs Wingin'it Kelburn Normal School
VUW School of Engineering and Computer Science 2 - 62 Sanny Orr Homework Online Kelburn Normal School
Devereux-Blum Training and Development Limited 2 - 56 Levi McElwain The Triangle of Life or Death Kelburn Normal School
Australasian Corrosion Association 2 - 55 Sarah O'Connor; Esau Puloka & Edd Barot Corrosion Under Liquids Karori West Normal School
Highly Commended 2 - 52 Campbell Garrett All in good Taste Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 1 - 31 Alex Sharples & Joel Nelson Cress Contamination Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 1 - 28 Sebastian Thompson Moving Music Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 3 - 3 Poonam Soma Fact or Fiction: Do Natural Remedies Really Fight Your Sore Throat? Hutt Valley High School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 40 Nathaniel Cornish How Bright is Your Light? Hutt International Boys School
Industrial Research Ltd 2 - 39 Sam Mitchell The Reliability of Text Messaging Hutt International Boys School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 39 Sam Mitchell The Reliability of Text Messaging Hutt International Boys School
AUSIMM NZ Branch 2 - 36 Holly Cumming Concrete Fibres Hutt Intermediate
Fourth = Class 2 2 - 36 Holly Cumming Concrete Fibres Hutt Intermediate
Highly Commended 2 - 29 Michelle Alexander What a Hit! Fergusson Intermediate
IPENZ 1 - 18 Bridgette Dickens Can My Shower Water Power My Lights? Fergusson Intermediate
Industrial Research Ltd 1 - 18 Bridgette Dickens Can My Shower Water Power My Lights? Fergusson Intermediate
Measurement Standards Laboratory 2 - 29 Michelle Alexander What a Hit! Fergusson Intermediate
CRL Energy Ltd 1 - 18 Bridgette Dickens Can My Shower Water Power My Lights? Fergusson Intermediate
Highly Commended 1 - 18 Bridgette Dickens Can My Shower Water Power My Lights? Fergusson Intermediate
Second in Class 2 2 - 17 Thomas Fitzgerald One Foot and Three Senses - What Effects Your Balance? Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 16 Ben Manners Boat Speed and Length Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 23 Scarlet Mollan Short Term Memory Evans Bay Intermediate School
New Zealand Statistical Association 1 - 5 Romy Tennet Are You Prepared? Evans Bay Intermediate School
NIWA 1 - 4 Aimee Thiele What would happen to NZ's shellfish if seawater acidity increases? Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 6 Zoe Bennett Gelantine Desserts Evans Bay Intermediate School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 1 - 6 Zoe Bennett Gelantine Desserts Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 4 Aimee Thiele What would happen to NZ's shellfish if seawater acidity increases? Evans Bay Intermediate School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 1 - 1 Eva Glastonbury & Emma Turner Beating Diabetes Discovery School
Measurement Standards Laboratory 2 - 8 Tamara Warmerdam Are all sunblocks equal? Chilton Saint James School
Cancer Society of NZ 2 - 8 Tamara Warmerdam Are all sunblocks equal? Chilton Saint James School
Realise the Dream Nomination 4 - 4 Georgia Hulme-Moir Pests of Whiteria Park Bishop Viard College
First in Class 4 4 - 4 Georgia Hulme-Moir Pests of Whiteria Park Bishop Viard College
Capital City Science Educators (Peter Jennings Memorial Prize) 4 - 4 Georgia Hulme-Moir Pests of Whiteria Park Bishop Viard College