29 February 2020

All of Tullamore's secondary schools were extremely well represented at the
Young Scientist  Exhibition  which  took  place  recently  at  Dublin's R.D.S.

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Killian Fogarty from Tullamore College presents his project "The Answer Is Blowing
In The Wind"  to judge Sean Corish


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Róisín Daly, Rachel Conroy and Hannah Daly all from S.H.S. Tullamore and some images
from their entry: "The Effects Of Chewing Gum On Shoulder Internal Rotation" 

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Ciannait Goulding and Alana Dillon from Tullamore College who studied
the Chemistry of Chlorophyl 

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Stephen Harte, Tullamore College and his entry: "Do Music Frequencies Effect Microscopic
Water Creatures On The Grand Canal?" 

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Aivan Jose from Coláiste Choilm was awarded second place in his category for
his investigation into the use of natural plant oils as an antiproliferative cancer agents.

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Lucy Leonard and Michelle Mann from Tullamore College who were awarded
second place in their category for investigating the difference in bacterial
contamination when handling and using a device to insert contact lenses. 

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Caolam Maguire and Shane Gilbride from Beech Hill College, Monaghan
developed an "inexpensive mobile device to help the elderly". The inspiration
came from Caolam's experiences in caring for his grandmother.

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Dermot Reidy of Young Scientist staff finding out all about "The Wonders
Of Red Palm Oil" from Jessica Okpeaye Moate Community College

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 David Meade (mentalist) entertaining some of the students in the R.D.S.

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 Making robots using Lego

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 Getting ready to dance

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 The science of snakes

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 Exploring "Virtual Reality"

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 What's going on inside of me

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 Helpful hints for studying

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 Inside the 2fm stand

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 "Coder Dojo" introduces younger pupils to computer programming

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A bicycle fitted with this equipmen will notify a nominated mobile phone and
send GPS co-ordinates of the location if it should fall (or be knocked) over

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 Trying to solve the ancient challenge posed by "The Towers Of Hanoi"

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 Getting his head around science!

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 Sections of the estimated 50,000 attendance

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