SACS young scientists wow audience

ST ANGELA’S Convent School held its annual science show on April 22 and 29. The first show was for the lower secondary level while the second event was for the upper secondary level.

The shows had many interesting and mind-boggling experiments. One experiment conducted by the lower secondary students really stood out from the rest. The duo of Joggie Kong Zong Gie and Louise Barieng anak Eullisis (pic right) from Year 7 executed their experiment really well. They showcased a Lava Lamp, which showed the reaction between soda and vinegar. Not only that, they also made a smoke waterfall that captivated the audience.

In the second event, two teams performed striking experiments. First it was the team of Jona Kong Zong Na from Year 10 and Ampuan Amirah Farahiyah binti Ampuan Haji Mohamad from Year 11. They built a small rocket made of a plastic bottle, which blasted off when alcohol inside the bottle was shaken and lit by fire.

The other experiment conducted by them demonstrated what happened if a dishwashing soap mixed with gasoline was lit by fire.

The other team comprised Mohammad Khairul Haziq bin Azmi from Year 11 and Johann Anselm Escasa Quesea from Year 9. They proved how Helium is in fact the lightest gas and makes sound travel faster causing a high pitch sound. They also exhibited an experiment on Centripetal force. – Muhd Dinie bin Zahkaria Y10Sc

ABOVE & BELOW: Magzairel anak Manggau and Jonell Angelson Sia, Year 8 students, demonstrating lava flow through chemical mixing and Jona Kong Zong Na from Year 10 and Ampuan Amirah Farahiyah binti Ampuan Haji Mohamad from Year 11, demonstrating what happens if dish washing soap mixed with gasoline is lit