Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School Grade 7 student Savannah Miller-Rissanen demonstrates her Motion in the Ocean science project that takes a look at turbine energy in the ocean

Riding the wave with science

The science fair held at Okanagan College was meant to encourage young students to take an interest in science.

Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School Grade 7 student Savannah Miller-Rissanen demonstrates her Motion in the Ocean science project that takes a look at turbine energy in the ocean, at the Central Okanagan School District’s science fair hosted by Okanagan College, on Friday.

The science fair was meant to encourage young students to take an interest in science.

The participating students were vying for contest prizes and also had the chance to visit and experience science laboratories at the college or attend a field trip to a scientific industrial location.

The science fair organizing committee included Marnie Birkeland, Dayna Margetts, Robert Plaxton, Jason Schaad and Marlon Brown.

Sean Connor is a Capital News photographer.

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