Six of the best from Waterford’s Young Scientists
Six projects from five schools across Waterford have qualified for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.
There will be two projects from Blackwater Community School and one each from Abbey Community College, St Angela’s, Our Lady of Mercy, and Tramore’s Ard Scoil na Mara.
Racial inequality, wind turbines and invasive plants are among the issues explored.
More than 500 finalists who will represent their schools and communities at the first-ever virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition from January 6 to January 8.
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a driving force behind a large number of entries this year with a quarter of all qualified projects delving into topics on health and the impact of the pandemic.