St Andrew’s School for Girls participated in the Southern Gauteng Science Expo. Azra Jada; Ishika Govan; Mbali Musandwa; Chloe Victor; Shaylynn Pillay; Aatikah Abbas; Louise Basson; Kayleigh Neilson; Tafadzwa Zinyenge; Carina Wen; Michaela Stavrides and Amy Whyte entered 9 projects.
The results are as follows:
Participation: Chloe Victor
Bronze: Louise Basson and Kayleigh Neilsen – The safety of water in dams for recreational use.
Silver: Michaela Stavrides and Amy Whyte – Can plastic be made from expired milk?
Shaylynn Pillay and Aatikah Abbas – Is it possible to instantly turn a liquid into a solid by pouring the liquid over a solid or immersing a solid in a liquid?
Ishika Govan – Which animal faeces produces the most biogas?
Tafadzwa Zinyenge – What organic food waste is consumed most quickly by garden earthworms?
Carina Wen – Which type of nut contains the most energy?
Gold: Azra Jada – The effect of electrical stimulation on plants.
Mbali Musandwa – Is there a healthier and more natural way of cleaning your mouth than using toothpaste?
Category Winners: Michaela Stavrides and Amy Whyte
Going through to second round: Azra Jada, Mbali Musandwa