Entries more than doubled for this year’s Eureka! Video Awards from 4 last year to 15 this year.
Papatoetoe High School students Imran Hamid, Siua Tui and Khalil Telfer were one group of 13 group entries from their year 9 class who took on the Eureka! Video competition as a class project. Their video Vortex Turbine suggested this new technology was a powerful solution for small scale power generation for the agriculture and rural sector. The judges awarded them the prize for the Year 9 & 10 category.
Three Year 7&8 students (Ellie Pillar, Tyler Rawcliffe and Jonty Porter ) from St Andrews School Timaru won their age group prize with a great little video about the school’s project to help the critically endangered mudfish Kowaro in Canterbury. .
Year 13 Kings College students Roy Luo, Dimitris Potusa and Angela Cheng continued the focus on the application of scientific research for environmental benefit with their winning entry Saving our Water: Aquatic Microbiotics Solving Macro Problems