AWARD of EXCELLENCE
The most outstanding projects of the WWSEF receive a trophy, and an admission scholarship to the University of Ottawa.
RIM provides a $250 cash award.
A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
Alexandra Ficht
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Alexandra also received the Google Young Researcher's Award.

Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
Zach Elgood
Cameron Heights C.I.
 
INDEX - click on it to go to it.
Award of Merit

Stephen J. Little Award

Sir Isaac Newton Award

ON Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation Stepping Stone Award

Ontario Assoc. of Medical Laboratories Award

Gold Medals

Bronze Medals
Best of Division Award

Chem 13 Award

Best Written Report Award

University of Ontario Institute of Technology Innovation Award

Hydro One Energy Ambassador Award

Silver Medals

Pewter Medals

Award of Merit
- for the top projects in the fair. The prize is an all-expenses paid trip to the Canada-Wide Science Fair. These awards are sponsored by the University of Guelph, the University of Waterloo, Research in Motion and the Rotary Club of Guelph.
A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
Alexandra Ficht
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Nanocrystalline Cellulose: A Renewable Antioxidant
Janelle Tam
Waterloo C.I.

Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
Ian Rodgers & Ronald Vuong
Centennial C. & V.I.

Optical Illusions-Does colour effect an illusion?
Andrew Ilyas & Nikhil Patil
Waterloo Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Improving Compliance to Lifesaving Medications
Avinash Pandey
Waterloo C.I.

Let's Make Some Noise ... Or Not!
Juliana Gallas
Forest Glen P.S.

Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
Zach Elgood
Cameron Heights C.I.

 
Best of Division Award
A plaque is awarded to the entry judged best among the category winners in each of the five divisions.
The selection of the recipient takes into account the age and grade of the exhibitors.
Biotechnology
A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
Alexandra Ficht
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Earth and Environmental Science
I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now
Elizabeth Hodgson
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Engineering
Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
Ian Rodgers & Ronald Vuong
Centennial C. & V.I.

Life Science
Improving Compliance to Lifesaving Medications
Avinash Pandey
Waterloo C.I.

Physical and Mathematical Science
Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
Zach Elgood
Cameron Heights C.I.



Stephen J. Little Award  (In Memory)
Stephen J. Little was highly respected, long-time member of the WWSEF organization, former president of the Youth Science Foundation of Canada, and supporter of the CWSF movement. A trophy and gift Card are presented to the student who exhibits the most creativity and effectiveness in the presentation of a project.
A Little too Close
Katia Shatalova
Westheights P.S.
 
Chem 13 Award
Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo. The Chem 13 Award is for the exhibit judged the best physical science project with an emphasis on chemistry.
The award is a one year subscription to Scientific American or another scientific journal suitable for the level of the award winner.
How do I change thee? A study of reaction rates
Chad Kirkham
Jacob Hespeler S.S.


Sir Isaac Newton Award
Sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo.
A $50 gift certificate is awarded to the exhibit, one in each of the three categories, that is judged to be the best physical science project with an emphasis on physics.
Junior Let's Make Some Noise ... Or Not!
Juliana Gallas
Forest Glen P.S.
Intermediate Nuking Fluids
Billy Jin & Jim Zhang
Waterloo C.I.
Senior Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
Zach Elgood
Cameron Heights C.I.

ON Ministry of Research & Innovation Stepping Stone Award
$100.00 Cash and Certificate plus our region receives $550.00 to help cover costs to send the winner to the CWSF.
Optical Illusions-Does colour effect an illusion?
Andrew Ilyas & Nikhil Patil
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Ontario Assoc. of Medical Laboratories Award
The award of $100 is for an exemplary experiment that incorporates analytical laboratory methods.
Nanocrystalline Cellulose: A Renewable Antioxidant
Janelle Tam
Waterloo C.I.

Hydro One Energy Ambassador Award
$100 is awarded to a project showing outstanding scientific quality with a primary focus on distribution, supply, use, or conservation of electrical energy.
The Zinc-Iron Battery: Ecological & Economical
Darshan Parmar
Cameron Heights C.I.

 
Best Written Report Award
Sponsored by the Conestoga Rovers and Associates.
A pen-set is awarded in each of the three categories - junior, intermediate and senior,
to the student(s) submitting the best written Research Report.
Junior Geodesic Domes
Josh Budimlic & Ethan Paddock
St. Andrew's P.S.

The Fault With Road Salt
Daniel Labach
K.W. Bilingual School

Taking The Oil Out Of Soil
Taylor Frost
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Hot or Cold
Michael DeGanis & Jeff Talbot
St. Jacobs P.S.

Crustaceans Crumbling
Han Xie
Westheights P.S.
Intermediate Solar Energy: A Bright Idea
Katie Newton
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Senior Antioxi vs Cancer: Cured by Sword, Caused by Sword
Linda Lu
Waterloo C.I.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology Innovation Award
Awards of $100 will be given to up to two projects (one Junior & one either Intermediate or Senior) demonstrating the most innovative development, adaptation, or use of technology in any subject area.
Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
Ian Rodgers & Ronald Vuong
Centennial C. & V.I.


GOLD MEDALS
All Senior Gold medal winners receive the following:
- a $100 cash prize
- a $500 scholarship from Conestoga College
- a $2,000 entrance prize to winners who successful register to the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology program
- a $1000 scholarship to the University of Waterloo
- a $1000 scholarship to the University of Guelph
- a $1000 scholarship from Wilfrid Laurier University

All Intermediate Gold medal winners receive a cash prize of $100 and a special invitation to apply for one of two $500 scholarships for Shad Valley.

All Junior Gold medal winners receive a cash prize of $70.
Top Junior Engineering projects receive 1 week of Engineering Science Quest summer camp from the University of Waterloo.
Intermediate - Biotechnology Refining the Lining
Steven Liu     &   Kevin Peng
Waterloo C.I. &   Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.
Senior - Biotechnology Nanocrystalline Cellulose: A Renewable Antioxidant
Janelle Tam
Waterloo C.I.

The effects of Lycium barbarum on cataracts
Christina Ding
Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
Alexandra Ficht
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Intermediate -
Earth and Environmental Science
I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now
Elizabeth Hodgson
St. John's-Kilmarnock School.

Junior -
Engineering
Aquacell Solar Concentrator
Isaac Fountain
Individual Entry
Intermediate -
Engineering
The Zinc-Iron Battery: Ecological & Economical
Darshan Parmar
Cameron Heights C.I.
Senior -
Engineering
Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
Ian Rodgers & Ronald Vuong
Centennial C. & V.I.
Junior -
Life Science
Seeing Stars?
Nikki Doble
Individual Entry

Time Flies When You're Having Fun . . . or Does It
Leela Keshav
Centennial P.S.

Do Spices Inhibit Mould Growth?
Gillian Young
John McCrae P.S.

Determinants of White Coat Hypertension
Arjun Pandey
K.W. Bilingual School

Roundabout Roulette
Aidan Webster
Westheights P.S.

Optical Illusions-Does colour effect an illusion?
Andrew Ilyas & Nikhil Patil
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Measuring ATP and bacteria in school instruments
Sydney Meunier
John McCrae P.S.

Canine Dental Care Products: Impressing or Messing
Katya Tarasoff
John McCrae P.S.

Seeing Stars?
Lindsay Glofcheskie
Individual Entry

Spoiled Rotten
Morgan Glofcheskie
Individual Entry
Intermediate -
Life Science
Temperature-dependence Sex Determination in Leopards
Tamar Patolsky & Sarah Zhang
Waterloo C.I.

Improving Compliance to Lifesaving Medications
Avinash Pandey
Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Hot or Cold
Michael DeGanis & Jeff Talbot
St. Jacobs P.S.

Splitting Water with a Fruits/Veggie Battery
Emma Hoover & Veronica Silverthorn
John McCrae P.S.

Make Some Noise ... Or Not!
Juliana Gallas
Forest Glen P.S.
Senior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
Zach Elgood
Cameron Heights C.I.
 
SILVER MEDALS
Senior Silver Award winners receive a $60 cash prize

Intermediate Silver Award winners receive the following:
- a $60 cash prize
- a special invitation to apply for one of two $500 scholarships for Shad Valley.

Junior Silver Award winners receive a $40 cash prize
Junior - Biotechnology Antioxidant activity of Herbs on plant cell growth
Devanshi Shukla
Individual Entry
Senior - Biotechnology Antioxi vs Cancer: Cured by Sword, Caused by Sword
Linda Lu
Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Earth and Environmental Science
Distribution of Tornadoes in Ontario
Helen Small
K.W. Bilingual School

The Backyard Water Cycle
Hannah Judelson-Kelly
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class
Junior -
Engineering
It's Tough Being Green
Rhea Wilson
K.W. Bilingual School

Survival of the strongest (roof)
Patrick Taylor
Centennial P.S.

Carefree Vacation Bunny Kit
Constance Jacobson
Westheights P.S.
Senior -
Engineering
Hydrogen Internal-Combustion Engine
Tyler Ulmer
Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.
Junior -
Life Science
Band or Busted
Matthew MacDonald & Alex Taylor
Lester B. Pearson P.S.

1,2,3 Grow!
Idamae Joyce & Caitlin Putman
Rockwood Centennial P.S.

Colours Horses Prefer When Eating
Kate Parr
John McCrae P.S.

Piano Hands
Charlotte Baker & Nathalie Yuen-Lusetti
Centennial P.S.

The Beat Goes On
Devin Frede
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

The Fault With Road Salt
Daniel Labach
K.W. Bilingual School

Nine Nifty Numbers
Madison Jarvis
Taylor Evans P.S.
Intermediate -
Life Science
The Colour-Memory Connection
Heather Friedel
Waterloo C.I.

K, Let's Talk About Plants
Rhiannan Pinnell & Zara Hasan
Waterloo C.I.

What's The Buzz?
Emilie Pollard
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Ginger & Garlic Effectiveness in Fighting Bacteria
Veeral Desai
Cameron Heights C.I.
Senior -
Life Science
Green synthesis of silver nano-particles
Alex Inglis & Bailey Robison
Centennial C. & V.I.

Limiting Microbial Growth with Hydrocolloids
Cristina Matei & Clare Wagner
Centennial C. & V.I.
Junior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
The Search for Speed
Mirabel Saiar & Dinna Truong
Westheights P.S.

Taking The Oil Out Of Soil
Taylor Frost
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Effects of whitening toothpast on various stains
Joselyn Polanic & Alyshia Thompson
Forest Glen P.S.

The Formation of Impact Craters
Christopher Bishop & Ethan Liebster
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Ice be Gone
Cassandra Efpatridis & Aislynn Scott
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

How Tooth Whitening Chemicals Affect Teeth
Fahad Ashraf
K.W. Bilingual School

Is The Gluten Protein Transferrable In Deep Frying
Abby Saunders
K.W. Bilingual School

A Little too Close
Katia Shatalova
Westheights P.S.

Water Magic Electrolysis
Tiger Jian & Addison Zhao
Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Physical and Mathematical Science
A Hot Topic:Water vapour and the greenhouse effect
Alexandra Johns & Michaela Johns
Waterloo C.I.
Senior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
The Benefits of "Heavy" Coffee Drinkers
Emma Whitehall
School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

BRONZE MEDALS
Senior and Intermediate Bronze Award winners receive a $40 cash prize.

Junior Bronze Award winners receive a $30 cash prize.
Junior -
Earth & Environmental Science
Salty Situation
Connor Martin & Jonny Martin
St. Jacobs P.S.
Junior -
Engineering
Touch My 3D
Badder Jamali & Joel Malleck
Westheights P.S.

Sky High
Emily Lanesmith & Deyanne Sutcliffe
Westheights P.S.

The Hush! Network - Secure Communications Platform
Lucas Cherkewski
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Using Infrared Light to Simulate A Touch Screen
John Fish
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Can we recreate the EpiPen?
Clair Baleshta & Jessie Rae
St. Agnes C.S.

Solar Electricity
Sam Dugan & Yazan Faraawi
Centennial P.S.

Taking Flight
Daniel Van Acker
John McCrae P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
Solar Energy: A Bright Idea
Katie Newton
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Where's the Hot Spot?
Eilish Cashubec & Mathilda Pfersch
Waterloo C.I.

The Landfill Predicament
Tom Chong & Fengyang Wang
Individual Entry

Lift and Drag: Opposite Sides of the Force
Kevin Dong & Tom Sun
Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Life Science
Sugar Testing
Jessica Chhin & Dylon Ayton
Hespeler P.S.

Time For Tasting
Emma Hahn & Brianna O'Neill
Forest Glen P.S.

Temporary Threshold Shift Caused by iPods
Deirdre McIlroy-Young & Kate Schneider
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Stroop Effect
Mimi Ngo
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

Music to my Mind
Zo� Kovacs & Alex MacDonald
St. Andrew's P.S.

Experiment to Remember
Sona Khalifeh & Meghan McLeod
Westheights P.S.

Finger "text"erity
Breanna Bruce & Marielle Graham
Forest Glen P.S.

Distracted?
Kevin Guan & Evan Kish
Centennial P.S.

Sniff N' Sleep
H�l�ne Crowley & Ellen Imamura
Centennial P.S.

Bacterial Growth on Fries
Annie Collins
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

Monarch Butterfly Migration
Sarah Murphy
K.W. Bilingual School

The Common Mould
Jacob Mittermaier-Zubeck
Individual Entry

Adjustment to Higher Altitudes in Athletes
Aidan Jones
K.W. Bilingual School

Animal Adaptations
Jill Jackson
Northlake Woods P.S.

The Biomechanics of Pitching
Ryan Giberson
Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Life Science
All Work and No Play . . .
Maya Keshav
Waterloo C.I.

Can you feel the charge?
Charles Boo & Chris Motz
Waterloo C.I.

Road Salt, a Fast Fix?
Julia Hogwood
Jacob Hespeler S.S.

The Evolution Experiment
Poorna Patange
Cameron Heights C.I.
Senior -
Life Science
Personalities Behind the Cosmos
Sarah Harvey & Kitty Morrell
Jacob Hespeler S.S.
Junior -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Walking on Water
Joshua Marangoni
John McCrae P.S.

Roller Coaster Marbles
Ross Jackson
Centennial P.S.

Stain Busters
Megan Schmidt
Centennial P.S.

Which Fruit or Vegetable Has the Most Vitamin C?
Julie Lacey
St. Jacobs P.S.

Hot or Cold: Does Cold Water Detergent Work
Michael Barker
John McCrae P.S.

The Badminton Master
Michelle Braun & Victoria Duong
Westheights P.S.

Stain Busters
Hillary Strong
Centennial P.S.

Hair Catastrophe
Aisha Jamal & Stephanie Knudsen
Westheights P.S.

Crustaceans Crumbling
Han Xie
Westheights P.S

A Greener Clean: A Biodegradable Laundry Detergent
Owen Baribeau & George Lu
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

"C" the Difference?
Emily Wright
Lester B. Pearson P.S.

How Hard Is It To Crack A Code?
Alana Eliasmith
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

The Truth about Hair Strengthening Shampoos
Rachel Walker
John McCrae P.S.
Intermediate -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Rule 30
Charles Zinn
Waterloo C.I.

Nuking Fluids
Billy Jin & Jim Zhang
Waterloo C.I.

"A Salty Situation"
Rachel Hunter
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Senior -
Physical & Mathematical Science
How do I change thee? A study of reaction rates
Chad Kirkham
Jacob Hespeler S.S.

ASprinAtion
Maisha Visram
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
 
PEWTER MEDALS
Senior -
Biotechnology
In"gene"ious
Carolyn Buchanan
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Junior -
Earth & Environmental Science
Dashing Through The Snow
Josie Schwartz
St. John's-Kilmarnock School
Junior -
Engineering
Geodesic Domes
Josh Budimlic & Ethan Paddock
St. Andrew's P.S.

The question of compression
Michael Tong
K.W. Bilingual School

Drier Dryer
Matthew Schmidt & Tyrone Wagler
Forest Glen P.S.

London Bridge
Mason Landry
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Automatic Timed Electric Door
Keegan Paleshi
Northlake Woods P.S.

Up Up it Goes
Nisarg Radadia
Hespeler P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
Round and Round
Gabi Keane
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Junior -
Life Science
The Uncanny Valley
Isaac Morrison
Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Preservatives
Haley Sherbourne
Northlake Woods P.S.

Grow Plants Grow
Alice Liu & Shannon Nairn
Centennial P.S.

Do Video Games Affect Your Mental Abilities?
Lamar Bashbishi
Edna Staebler P.S.

Olfactory Fatigue
Caitlyn Hillar& Kayla Sutherland
Forest Glen P.S.

What is in the food I eat?
Emily Vance
Laurelwood P.S.

How Paper Colour Affects Recall
Aleema Tahir
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

Fertilizer Toxicity on Bean Plants
Thomas Wright
John McCrae P.S.

True Colours: How Do Colours Affect Your Mood?
Ollie Davitt & Laura Moolenbeek
Northlake Woods P.S.

New Hamburg Are You Bothered By Bacteria?
Brookelynn Gerber & Katherine Gerber
Forest Glen P.S.

Real or Not Real?
Kyle Farwell & Anthony Tan
Lester B. Pearson P.S.

The Sugar Effect
Aurra Startup
Islamic School Of Cambridge

Nature's Cure- Can Acne be treated ALL-Naturally?
Ana-Lavinia Vlad
St. Agnes C.S.

Effect of Music and Movement on Memory
Erin Deacon
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class
Senior -
Life Science
All Washed Up
Alexander Warner
Jacob Hespeler S.S.

Junior -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Stain Buster
Jordan Germann
Centennial P.S.

What is the Best Angle inclination
Jacob Dubue & Mathew Erwin
St. Jacobs P.S.

Does it Make Scents?
Caleb Main
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

pH in your H2O
Jonah Boehm & Jakob VandeSande
St. Jacobs P.S.

Edible Indicators (pH)
Avianna Del Piero
John McCrae P.S.

Cut the Onion... Forget the Tears
Luke Donovan & Mike Emiljanowicz
Christ The King C.S.

Pill-B-Gone
Jordan Bell & Edward Schulz
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

Forecast Cloudy
Ian Birtch
Centennial P.S.

Natural vs Artifical Beauty Products
Sarah Griffith & Katie Kroeze
Northlake Woods P.S.

Viscosity
Maria Tasneem
Islamic School Of Cambridge

Which Mitt Is A Hit?
Grace Melchers
Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

Off The Grill
Paige Bromby & Micaela Yawney
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

Food Apocalypse; Mission: Voices
Charvi Shah & Mikayla Weinberger
Centennial P.S.

They See Me Rollin'
Matias D'Angelo
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Acid-Tastic
Holly Lauryssen & Bianca Marcellino
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

Which Light Bulb Produces the Most Heat
Zak Lienhart
St. Jacobs P.S.

Quick trick for an oil slick
Simon Boa & Jonah Chapman
Edna Staebler P.S.

Electrolyte Challenge Sport drink vs. Orange Juice
Faizah Gaya
Islamic School Of Cambridge

Bounce
Cameron Rose
St. Jacobs P.S.

Straighter Tracks, Always the Faster Shortcuts?
Isabel Shu
Edna Staebler P.S.

Expensive vs. Inexpensive: Soccer Balls
Sydney Johnson
John McCrae P.S.

Static Magic
Tarpan Patel
Hespeler P.S.
Intermediate -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Sanitizer Scam!
Sharu Kunasekaran & Monisha Naik
Waterloo C.I.

How Fast Are Your Marbles?
Fabian Liebermann
St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Burn Baby Burn
Cassie Busuttil
St. John's-Kilmarnock School