Scoil Angela Students Are Regional Winners In The Intel Mini Scientist Competition


Students from Scoil Angela in Thurles have emerged as regional winners in the Intel Mini Scientist Competition and will now go forward to the Mini Scientist Grand Final in the New Year. The competition, now in it’s 16th year is targeted at students in 4th, 5th and 6th class that are interested in the science area with students given the  chance to explore science through project based learning and exhibitions. Students exhibited their projects for a panel of judges, which was made up from Intel employees, who had the difficult task of choosing the winning projects from the very creative variety.

The 5 winning schools from the Shannon regional final are;

Hydraulic Power from Scoil Angela, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

“Holy Mouldy” – is cleanliness an illusion? from Scoil Chríost Rí, Ennis, Co. Clare

The Windmill from Scoil na Mainistreach Quin Dangan, Quin, Co. Clare

Exciting Electricity from Knockanean National School, Ennis, Co. Clare

Trash into Treasure from St. Patrick’s Boys and Girls National School, Co. Galway