Sarnia Lambton student wins top prize at Canada’s Science Fair

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An algae bloom on Lake Erie in 2011

Annabel Rawson’s work on preventing algae blooms earn her a trip to the European Science Fair

Four winners from the April Sarnia Lambton Science Fair went on to the Canada Wide competition held virtually this week, and came away with some very impressive prizes – including one student who won Best in Fair and will continue on to the European Fair in Netherlands in September. 

Kiran Prasad and Arushi Rawat won senior bronze for their project “A Novel Approach to Increasing the Carbon Dioxide Absorption and Alkalinity of the Ocean”.

Krish Modi won Senior Gold and Youth Can Innovate for his project “Pee Xylophone: A Novel Non-invasive System to Measure Bladder Pressure.”

Annabelle Rawson won two special awards – Meterological Award and chance to compete against two others for Sweden Water Science Fair – Senior Gold, Best Environmental Project and then she won Best in Fair for her project Plankton Wars about reducing algae blooms.

She goes to the European Fair in Netherlands in Sept and will be expected to apply for Team Canada for INTEL in Texas next May.