||This Chem 13 periodic table tile combines aspects of the element Tungsten with WWSEF, which was founded in 1973.
The W symbol for the element comes from
Wolfram, the name of the
element in many European countries. Tungsten was first extracted from the
Each year the 350 young researchers and innovators
who exhibit their projects for our 120 judges begin with bright ideas, hence
the light bulb with the tungsten filament. Tungsten is considered robust, just
like the WWSEF has been for over 40 years.
|The tile is the creative and technical work of Eddie Kim, a graduate of the University of Guelph, now at MIT, and a multi-year gold medalist at the WWSEF and competitor at
the Canada-Wide Science Fair.