Hebrew Academy High School’s 6th Annual Science Fair took place on Monday, December 15 in the Moritz Hasen Gymnasium. From presentations featuring germs and clouds, to ones that included a live cricket and a roller coaster, students in Grades 7  and 8 and a number of studnets in Grades 9 and 10 wowed visitors and judges alike with their creativity and scientific knowledge. It was a night of learning and discovery for the many family and friends who came out to support our budding scientists.  Visitors learned about the nervous system, the best way to memorize a text, the quickest way to make ice and the genetics of fingerprinting, to name but a few of the projects that ranged from the fields of engineering to molecular biology.Students presented their projects to a panel of judges made up of volunteer teachers, doctors, dentists and researchers.  Congratulations to all participants for your outstanding submissions and Mazel Tov to the following Science Fair winners:

Junior Division

First Place:

Maayan Levy and Arielle Rohr: “Germs Be Gone!”

Second Place:

Emil Hersson-Edery and Netanel Goldstein: “Improving Memory”

Third Place Tie:

Kyle Fallenbaum and Nathan Benizri: “What blocks your Wi-Fi?” and Michel Zrihan and David Bohbot: “Turning Milk into Plastic”.

Senior Division

First Place:

Eliana Rohr and Janna Sternthal: “A Fishy Situation”

Second Place:

Samantha Attias and Galia Benchaya: “Catch the Glow!”

Third Place:

Rebecca Azoulay and Danielle Levy: “Genetic Patterns”

All winning projects will be entered into the Montreal Regional Science Fair set to take place in March.

A special thank you to Valerie Salem, head of the Math and Science Department, for organizing this year’s fair, to teacher Karen Benoualid-Edery, for her tireless efforts, and to our panel of volunteer judges: Joy Sacher, Atiella Eisenstat, Rachel Kadoch, Deena Rogozinsky, Ety Vaknin, Guila Abitbol, Atiane Knafo, Natasha Roffe, Jessica Assayag, Phillipe Anidjar, Anne Benguira, Audrey Abessera, Gabriella Grosu, Michael Stein, Nathan Friedman, David Tordjman, Rony Elkaim, Valerie Gabay, Stephany Edery, Jonathan Shaul, Harry Marciano and Sharon Messallem.

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