Rainbow student showcases project at Prime Minister’s Science Fair in Ottawa
Kerry Yang, a Grade 9 student from Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School, featured her award-winning science fair project on Parliament Hill at the 2nd Annual Prime Minister’s Science Fair on September 19, 2018. Kerry, left, discusses her findings with the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo provided by RDSB
Rainbow Board student, Kerry Yang, in Grade 9 student from Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School, featured her award-winning science fair project on Parliament Hill at the 2nd Annual Prime Minister’s Science Fair.
The event, held on September 19th, brought together 40 of Canada’s brightest young talent to connect, learn and discuss their projects with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan.
Kerry’s project “Fighting Heavy Metals and Bacteria: Dandelion is the Key” determined that bacterial antibiotic resistance could be induced by heavy metals and dandelion root could be used to help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
Kerry has won several awards for her work including gold at the Canada Wide Science Fair, and was also awarded a $4,000 scholarship to the University of Western Ontario.