Six projects qualify for BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Number of Entries for BTYS 2014.Picture by Shane O'Neill / Copyright Fennell Photography 2013.
Six projects from four Leitrim schools have qualified for the BT Young Scientist Exhbition.

Six projects from four Leitrim schools have qualified for the BT Young Scientist Exhbition.

Ballinamore Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, St. Clare’s Comprehensive, Manorhamilton and Mohill Community College will be represented at the national exhibition.

From Ballinamore there are two projects, “Supercooled freezing rate” by Eoin Sweeney and “An investigation to see the impact of different chemicals on seed germination” by Grace McBarron and Bronagh McGovern.

There are two projects from Carrick-on-Shannon Community School too, Patrick Sweeney has “The Connection Between The Origin Of Music And Birdsong” and Aoibhinn Callaghan & Tara Duggan have “Water Water Everywhere, but not a Drop to Drink.”

Niamh Gallery from St Clare’s questions the new project maths subject on the curriculum while Shannon Cassells, Fiona McGowan & Ella Mulkerrins from Mohill look into how your position in the family influences your life.