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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Tim Rappon

Zap It: An Investigation of Photocatalysis
Region:Northwestern Ontario
City:Thunder Bay, ON
School:École Gron Morgan P.S.
Abstract:The photocatalytic degradation of selected model compounds was done using a semiconductor and light from a compact fluorescent bulb. The model compounds represent toxic pollutants found in industrial waste and chlorinated water as well as certain pharmaceutical products that are poisoning our watersheds and causing fish to mutate.

Awards Value
AECL Award for Excellence in Science
Sponsor: Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
Honourable Mention - Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Sponsor: Encana Corporation