Winners of the NSTF Science Days in Gozo 2016

The NSTF Science Days in Gozo 2016 were held from Tuesday, 1st March to Thursday, 3rd March 2016 at the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School, Rabat, Gozo, with the Awards Night taking place on the final day in the schools’ Main Hall.

 

 

This year’s winners were:

NSTF Science Photo Contest

1st Place – Abigail Sultana from Gozo College Xaghra Primary with her photo ‘Twins or maybe not’ (sponsored by the European Commission)

NSTF Science Art Contest

One prize was given for the best artwork made by a young student of each school. The Prizes were sponsored in collaboration with HSBC. 

GC San Lawrenz PrimaryBritney Portelli

GC Xewkija Primary        Romwell Vella

GC Nadur Primary                Manwel Muscat

GC Xaghra Primary       Jerome Vella

GC Gharb Primary               Julia Cini

GC Zebbug Primary       Maya Bajada

GC Ghajnsielem Primary      Clarissa Marie Camilleri

GC Qala Primary              Deanne Mifsud

GC Sannat Primary      Nathan Pace

GC Rabat Primary              Niamh Mejlaq

GC Kercem Primary      Mireille Cini

St. Theresa School, KercemNeil Cassar

Bishops’ Consevatory PrimaryIsaac Refalo

Special Prize by the Cell Explorers & NUI Galway

Andre Portelli from GC, Qala Primary School was awarded this special prize for his Artwork entitled ‘Under the Sea in Malta.’

   

NSTF Primary School Contest

1st Place – Amber Azzopardi from St. Theresa School, Kercem with their project entitled Recycle (a one-day internship at the Malta National Aquarium)

2nd Place – Amy Pace from the GC Qala Primary school with her project entitled Electric Bug Experiment (a one-day internship at the Malta National Aquarium)

3rd Place – Lisa Marie Farrugia from St. Theresa School, Kercem with their project entitled Teeth (Science kit sponsored by the European Commission Representation in Malta in collaboration with the Model Shop)

A Special prize was given by the HSBC Water Programme – Catch the Drop Campaign, namely a €100 voucher to the primary school team with the best entry on Water Conservation to buy educational material. The school was also awarded books. This was awarded to: Jozef Vella & Clyde Rotin from the Gozo College Xewkija Primary School for their project entitled Water Conservation. 

School Lab

1st Place – David Lee Parnis from Gozo College Secondary School with his project entitled Conserving Water through plants (Science kit sponsored by the British Council & the Ministry for Education & Employment)

2nd Place – Michael Bajada, Malcolm Borg & Gerald Ghirxi from Gozo College Secondary School with their project entitled Conservation and Filtration of Water (Science kit sponsored by the British Council & the Ministry for Education & Employment)

NSTF School Contest for Young Scientists

1st Place – Matthew Curmi & Andrew Zarb from the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School with their project entitled Enginair (Visit to Engineering and Physics Department at the University of Malta and a chance to participate in the NSTF Science Expo in Malta).

2nd Place – Stefan Scerri & Simon Rapa from Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School with their project entitled Racing through Science (One week internship at the Malta National Aquarium & a visit to the UoM Racing Team)

A Special prize was given by the HSBC Water Programme – Catch the Drop Campaign, namely a €100 voucher to the secondary school team with the best entry on Water Conservation to buy educational material. The school was also awarded books. This was awarded to: Abigail Borg, Josianne Cauchi & Nicole Scicluna from the Gozo College Secondary School for their project entitled Conserving rain water in the House. 

 

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A great thanks goes to sponsors/ supporters/ collaborators that made this year’s edition of the NSTF Science Days in Gozo possible namely: Ministry for Gozo, Ministry for Education, Gozo College Mr Galea and all staff, Head Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School Dr Abela, Peripatetic teachers, all Heads and teachers, European Commission Representation in Malta, the Model Shop, British Council, HSBC Water Programme – Catch the Drop Campaign, the Malta National Aquarium, Hotel Calypso, Downtown Hotel, Maldonado Restaurant, Victoria, McDonalds & Studio Seven. 

Thanks the science communicators: CELL EXPLORERS & NUI Galway, Shark Lab, Catherine Meyer, David Fenech, STC & Middlesex University, E-learning & the MCAST Institutes.

 

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