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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Isaac Bacon

To Freeze or Antifreeze
Division:Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Region:Rideau-St. Lawrence
City:Smiths Falls, ON
School:St. James the Greater Catholic
Abstract:The wood frog’s self defense against freezing was studied and this was applied to plants. Lettuce was grown with concentrations of dextrose and propylene glycol. The plants were subjected to cold temperatures for varying amounts of time. Plants grown with dextrose were able to withstand the cold the longest.

Awards Value
Honourable Mention - Life Sciences
Sponsor: Pfizer Canada