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Grade: 6

Artificial Intelligence

How can we use Artificial Intelligence to make our life easier during this Pandemic?

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Awards
Terry and Sharon Allen Special Merit Award for Elementary
GOLD
Grade: 12

Artificially Intelligent Agents for Bargaining With Private Information

This project uses deep reinforcement learning techniques to create a artificially intelligent agents for use in bargaining games involving private information analogous to real-life negotations scenarios.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Secondary Award
Dr. Neil Webber Senior STEM Award
GOLD
Grade: 7

Bioremediation of Controlled Oil Spill with Microbes

In my project I will test if changing amounts of motor oil and nutrients in a controlled fresh water oil spill with added microbes will affect the amount and speed the oil will be bioremediated.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
CYSF Top Junior Award
C.I.M. Calgary Branch Award
University of Calgary Chancellor's Award
GOLD
Grade: 9

Braille Ereader

A new technology to create affordable braille readers.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Hunter Centre Overall Consumer Science Award
Queen's University Applied Science Prize
GOLD
Grade: 7

Chitosan-Based Bioplastics

Extraction of chitin from crustacean shells and manufacture of bioplastics from chitosan. Evaluating properties of plastics made from different proportions of ingredients and additives.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
CYSF Top Junior Runner Up
Schulich School of Engineering Second Prize
ACPA Rick Dillen Memorial Award in Chemistry
GOLD
Grade: 9

Comparison of the sense of direction between males and females

An experimental project that will determine whether males have a better sense of direction than females. The study will be limited to the individuals that are in the grades of 7, 8 and 9.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Dr. Werner Becker Clinical Neuroscience Award
The Psychologists' Assoc. of Alberta Behavioural Science Award
GOLD
Grade: 6

Cool Carbonation

Over four days I tested the pH of different water after I blowed into different bottles, and carbonated a bottle over different days and times.

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Awards
Alberta Teachers' Association Award - Elementary
GOLD
Grade: 5

COVID-19 mathematical model simulation of WDP's infectious level

This mathematical model is called S.I.R (Susceptible, Infectious, Recovered). What I am doing is taking this model and putting it into a computer simulation for it to run for any given days to see how much people will be in each category!

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Awards
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Elementary Award
GOLD
Grade: 11

Development of a Software-based Method to Predict the Binding Strength of Covid-19 Mutations

Covid-19 mutation binding strengths are currently primarily studied in laboratory settings. This method allows mutation binding strengths to be easily predicted using only computer models and softwares.

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Awards
Terry Allen Travel Scholarship
CYSF Intermediate/Senior Life Science or Medical Award
CYSF Top Senior Runner Up
McClelland Biochemistry Award
GOLD
Grade: 5

Filtering water and slowing water flow using different materials

Filtering dirty water and slowing water flow using different materials to help prevent floods and help filter water

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Awards
Al Chato Top Elementary Award
UCalgary Dept. of Geoscience Elem. Award
City of Calgary, Water Services Award for Elementary
GOLD
Grade: 12

High environmental concentrations of atrazine cause apoptosis in Daphnia magna

Examination for cellular changes indicating apoptosis in Daphnia magna exposed to high environmental concentrations of the herbicide, atrazine.

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Awards
NSERC Young Innovators Travel Award
CYSF Top Senior Award
City of Calgary BiodiverCity Award - Senior or Intermediate
UCalgary Veterinary Medicine Senior Animal Health Award
GOLD
Grade: 6

Masking the Fears of Covid-19

My project is testing what brand of easily available masks are least permeable against water and fine powders.

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Awards
President's Award for Elementary
Hunter Centre Elementary Consumer Science Award
University of Calgary Faculty of Science Discovery Award
GOLD
Grade: 11

Multi-Agent AI System for Emergency Vehicle Preemption

Creating traffic controllers that utilize the Shout-Ahead Multi-Agent Architecture and a hybrid reinforcement-evolutionary machine learning algorithm to reduce emergency vehicle response times.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Kevin Gray Interiors Secondary Structure and Design Award
Calgary Communications Club and Quarter Century Wireless Award
Petrotranz Int/Sr Award for Innovation in Computer Science
GOLD
Grade: 7

Out of the Landfill and into the Dishwasher

An innovative insert for plastic food storage bags to be cleaned thoroughly in the dishwasher

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
ENMAX Energizing Innovation Award
GOLD
Grade: 11

Prognosing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis with Machine Learning

Statistical machine learning methods and neural networks were used to predict the future lung capacity of a patient of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Buckley Family Award For Engineering (Secondary)
GOLD
Grade: 7

Programming to Engage - The Creation Process of Making an Educational Game.

Programming, designing and publishing an educational game, specifically targeted for Gr.3 & 7 Rocks and Minerals Unit. In this project I go through the steps of developing a game in the Unity3d Engine, from coding scripts to prototyping and publishing.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Buckley Family Award For Earth Sciences (Secondary)
Petrotranz Junior Award for Innovation in Computer Science
GOLD
Grade: 10

The Bacteria Behind Thawing Meat

This project explores the bacteria that results from different methods of thawing meat and quantitatively and qualitatively determines the safest method for thawing meat.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Alberta Teachers' Association Award - Secondary
GOLD
Grade: 10

The Effect of Weather on Solar Electricity Generation

An investigation on how weather impacts the generation of electricity of solar panels in Calgary.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
CYSF Top Intermediate Runner Up
Amer Soc Heating, Refrig, Air Cond Award
Intact Climate Change Resilience Award
GOLD
Grade: 12

The Effects of EGFR Mutations in Tumors on the Outcome of an Abscopal Effect

A project with the goal of determining whether mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene present in cancer cells result in better or worse overall patient outcomes through the production of system-wide results from localized treatment.

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Awards
CYSF Travel Award
Bhardwaj Secondary Life Science Award
Genome Alberta Senior Award
GOLD
Grade: 9

The Future of Physics – Particle Accelerators

This project focuses on the modern uses of particle accelerators and how this edge-cutting technology in the emerging field of quantum science/technology is used for research and further technology advancements.

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Awards
The Plum Foundation Travel Award
CYSF Top Intermediate Award
Schulich School of Engineering First Prize