Kobe Brunetti (in blue) built a working wind power generator diorama that turned on a light in his mini village as part of the Begbie View Elementary School's grade 5 science fair.

Young Begbie View scientists explore physical world

Laurie Henshaw’s Begbie View Elementary grade 5 class showed their knowledge of the scientific method at their science fair

Gallery: Laurie Henshaw’s grade 5 class at Begbie View Elementary held a science fair last week, demonstrating their knowledge of the scientific method using hands-on physical sciences demonstrations.

Kobe Brunetti (in blue) built a working wind power generator diorama that turned on a light in his mini village.

PHOTO: Inspired by the Farm to Table program, Hannah Vandenberg-Clark explored the effects of food preservatives in an experiment where she left a McDonald’s hamburger to rot alongside foods without preservatives. Although the experiment didn’t support her hypothesis (the  McDonald’s burger rotted more quickly –  it was in a container marked ‘do not open’) she nevertheless put together a helpful presentation on the downsides of preservatives.

PHOTO: Rebecca Brosch’s experiment explored the effects of exercise on your heart, charting heart rate across a number of different exercises. She also built a stethoscope she used to measure heart rate.

PHOTO: Noah Babak’s ‘cartastic’ experiment highlighted how the physical properties of the carnation can be exploited to add colouring. When dipped in a coloured solution, the stems draw the moisture up into the flowers, creating a coloured fringe that highlight the organism’s stoma cells. By splitting the stems, Babak manipulated the colours to created two-toned flowers divided down the middle.

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past

125 Years Ago: Kootenay Star, December 16, 1893 There were about 200… Continue reading

Avalanche control scheduled today on Highway 1 east and west of Revelstoke

Avalanche control work is scheduled today for two different locations along Highway… Continue reading

Revy let’s talk: Christmas cheer, or not

It’s Christmas time in Revelstoke. It’s a time of celebration, lights are… Continue reading

Snowfall warning issued for Highway 1 from east of Sicamous to Golden

Environment Canada says to expect 15-30 cm of snow by Thursday evening

UPDATED: Absolute discharge for mischief charge against Sagmoen

Trial starts at 9:30 a.m. in Vernon Law Courts

Cannabis gift ideas for this holiday season

Put the green in happy holidays, now that cannabis is legal in Canada

RCMP responding to bomb threats at South Okanagan car dealerships

First responders at the scene of after bomb threats issued

West Kelowna student finalist for $100,000 scholarship

Nhi Dao, Grade 12 Mouch Boucherie Secondary student, cited for her community service

Supreme Court upholds Canada’s right to reargue facts in assisted-dying case

Julia Lamb and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association are spearheading a challenge of the law

B.C. company facing several charges in 2017 chicken abuse case

CFIA investigation leads to 38 charges against Elite Farm Services and Ontario-based Sofina Foods

Okanagan Symphony presents Yuletide Tales

Christmas concert features three classic Christmas stories

Woman forcibly confined, sexually assaulted between Creston and Cranbrook

The suspect forced the woman into her vehicle before driving along Highway 3

Activists protest at Shuswap pig abattoir

Incident at meat processing plant under investigation by Salmon Arm RCMP

Giving the gift of nature

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Most Read