Four Canadians Among Finalists in World's Largest Online Science Fair

by Knowlton Thomas

Four Canadian teenagers have made regional finalists for the Google Science Fair.

The online fair, which is the largest of its kind in the world, offers students the opportunity to pursue their interest in science and technology. This year's theme was “It’s your turn to change the world."

Here are the four finalists for Canada:

"Young people across Canada have made significant contributions to solving some of today’s greatest challenges," says Wendy Bairos of Google. "Through the Google Science Fair we want to support and foster the next generation of scientists and engineers."


Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a first step to fulfilling that mission, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed a new approach to online search that took root in a Stanford University dorm room and quickly spread to information seekers around the globe. Google is now widely recognized as the world's... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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