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Super Science Fair at St Benedict's

Young scientists at St Benedict’s, Ealing got to work in British Science Week, conducting over 40 different experiments at their annual Science Fair. The science labs buzzed with scientific discovery as all pupils in Year 8 presented their fascinating projects to hundreds of children from local primary schools, and St Benedict’s Junior School. Visitors quizzed them about their research into such things as what woodlice choose to eat, how laughter reduces pain and how to make invincible bubbles. Other investigations asked which fruits demonstrate the most voltage, which planet is most likely to be habitable by different life forms, and how quickly different foods are broken down by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

The pupils, aged 12 and 13, had chosen the subjects of their research, devised experiments, and carefully recorded their results and conclusions. They all enthusiastically explained their methods and findings, and offered some hands-on participation, to the delight of the Year 5 visitors! A prize was awarded to the best project, which set out to discover ‘which foods contain the most glucose’.

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