Donegal projects being judged at BT Young Scientests Exhibition

The BT Young Scientists Competition is continuing at the RDS in Dublin, with 22 projects from 7 schools in Donegal among those competing for the title. Final judging has been taking place this morning, with the awards to be announced this evening.

Among the Donegal competitors is a group of students from Rosses Community School, who investigated the effectiveness of child-proof containers.

Some of their findings were concerning........

[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/childprf.mp3[/podcast]

Meanwhile, a group of students from Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair investigated the shuffle mode on Mp3 players, asking if the selection of songs is truly random...............

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