Another One Bites the Dust - Part 2

Canada Wide Science Fair
6 September 2013

Daniel O'ReillyMy name is Daniel O’Reilly, I am a grade 8, Principals list student at College Heights Secondary in Prince George, BC. I am looking forward to attending my second CWSF. I love music and play classical piano - grade 6 repertoire, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar,saxophone and the ukulele. I also play in the youth ministry music group at Church and Jazz Band at school. I enjoy volleyball, basketball, running, soccer, downhill skiing, and hold an orange belt in judo. At the Central Interior Regional Science Fair my project won a gold medal, Best in Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Omineca Beetle Action Coalition Award, and the CANFOR Excellence in Forest Related Science.

This project was inspired originally by my previous project findings and a story my grandfather told me. The best advice I can give to students that are thinking about doing a project is, “Just Do It" and the results could amaze you!” My career goal is to continue with sciences.

The objective of this project was to determine if 5 species of wood ash, Tea Tree Oil and Diatomaceous Earth could be used as a natural pesticide repellent and control for the Malacosoma disstria (Western Forest Tent Caterpillar).

Winner of the Excellence Award - Gold Medal (Junior) at the Canada Wide Science Fair 2013

Canada Wide Science Fair

The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF®) is a national event that brings together 500 top young scientists (in grades 7-12/Cégep) from across the country to compete for highly prized cash, scholarship, and science experience awards.


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