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British Columbia Regional Science Fairs Provincial Awards Program

BC Agriculture in the Classroom supports 13 regional science fair awards through the Science Fair Foundation of British Columbia. We offer a $75.00 award at each Regional Science Fair for an outstanding project that shows the practical application of scientific principles to agriculture. Students from grades 5 to 12 are eligible for the award.

Contact AITC or The Science Fair Foundation for more information on Science Fair Awards.


The Regions are as follows:

1. Yukon/Stikine
2. Northern BC
3. Pacific Northwest
4. Central Interior
5. Northern Vancouver Island
6. Mainline/Cariboo
7. North Okanagan/Shuswap
8. Vancouver Island
9. Greater Vancouver
10. Fraser Valley
11. Central Okanagan
12. West Kootenay and Boundary
13. East Kootenay

For those interested in visiting a Science Fair in the Fraser Valley please check out the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair.


For Science Fair ideas visit the following:

The Science Fair Foundation of British Columbia http://www.sciencefairs.ca/

Youth Science Foundation Canada http://www.ysf.ca/

Science World British Columbia http://www.scienceworld.bc.ca/


2015 and 2016 Regional Award Winners

RegionStudent Project Title
Cariboo MainlineTanner SchillingWillow Growing
Central InteriorMyers IllesOff Your Desk Into Your Garden
Central OkanaganKatrina Kirschmann3 Animals and Some Grass
East KootenayMarymay HowseCleaber But Killer
Fraser ValleyAbigail HillVacation Watering System
Greater VancouverBrandon Krezeski & Jack McCollInhibition of Mold Growth on Raspberries, What Works Best?
Northern BCVictoria PlatzerBeyond the Waste
Norther Vancouver IslandTristan MardellRed Wigglers vs Earthworms
Pacific NorthwestMaya VanderheideHow Pasteurization Damages Honey
South FraserIshverjot Lehal & Gursimrat GillPhytoremediation: Do Plants Foster Pesticide Breakdown?
Vancouver IslandAlexandra RobertsWould Deer Really Eat That?
West KootenayRaven SperlingRooftop Gardens
Ykon StikineNia Teramura & Taia ZakusBiochar
Cariboo/Mainline Maria WetzigGrounding
Central InteriorMyers IllesGrey Water, Green Plants
Central OkanaganKoen Dyck & Ben DavidsonThe Effect of Water Type on Plants
East KootenayEmma SoetaertThe Cow Labor Locator
Fraser ValleyVaani ThindSWD Invasion
Greater VancouverWei XieOrganic inhibition of Potato Sprouts
Northern BCJaiden GibbonsFish Food?
Pacific NorthwestKatie NichollsNorthern Sheep
South FraserBrienne Wing & Niamh RobinsonFlower Power
Vancouver IslandDelwyn MarcouxIrradiated Radish Seed Germination & Growth
West Kootenay & BoundaryLucas DriedgerUnder Which Light do Plants Grow Best?
Yukon/StikineWillow BerkmanDo Horses Have a Good Memory?