BT Young Scientist Entrants 2009 (Castlebar Library)
Date(s): February 2009
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An exhibition of the BT Young Scientist Entrants for 2009 from St. Joseph's Secondary School Castlebar and St. Gerald’s Secondary School Castlebar is on display in Castlebar Library.
From St. Joseph's Secondary School the following entries are on display:
- Laura Breslin - 'Why are certain Leaving Certificate subjects so popular?' This entry won the Irish Science Teacher’s Association award and won the category- Senior Individual Social and Behavioural Sciences.
- Aoife Bell - 'To examine the effects of caffeine on student memory and processing skills.'
- Mariyah Janjua - 'The pH of skin is affected by various skin products and how this plays a role in the management of acne.'
- Triona Ni Dhomhnaill, Maeve Lavelle, Laura Mahon - 'The effects of indoor swimming on a person's lungs.'
From St. Gerald's Secondary School the following entries are on display:
- Patrick Bell - 'To examine the factors which influence the eating habits of Second Year Students'
- Arthur O'Suilleabhain and Sean Walsh - 'Mapping the distribution of Lichens on the Northern Island of Lough Corrib.'
- Luke Hughes, Colin Frost and Gareth Heverin - 'Fairground Attraction - the physics of the Funfair using sensors.'
- Marc Etherington, Mark Cecchetti and Daniel Donnelly - 'CSI Castlebar: Forensic Analysis of Motor Vehicle Accidents.'
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