Foster Your Curiosity At The 30th Annual Rotary Algoma Science Fair


“Science is simply a word we use to describe a method of organizing our curiosity”

~ Tim Minchin

Students from the Algoma region will be putting their most scientific foot forward at the 30th Annual Rotary Algoma Science Fair presented by Tenaris on March 30th – April 1st at the Algoma University George Leach Centre.

This year’s fair will feature everything from “POWERED BY MUD: Microbial Fuel Cells” to “Dealing with Diabetes: The Process of Developing an Artificial Pancreas” to  “The Effect of Concentration of Potassium Citrate on Percent Mass Change of Synthetic Kidney Stones”.

The public can view the exhibit area on Friday, March 31st from 4pm until 8pm and again on Saturday, April 1st from 10am until 11am, followed by the awards ceremony.

Students will compete for top prizes and an opportunity to represent their school and the Algoma region as a part of Youth Science Ontario, at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Regina, Saskatchewan from May 14th – 20th, where they will compete with students from across the Country.

Rotary would like to thank the sponsors, Tenaris, Algoma University and the George Leach Centre, Essar Steel, Youth Science Ontario, University of Ottawa, Professional Engineers Ontario, Algoma District School Board, Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board, Sault College, USW 2724, Superior Digital Solution, All Star Trophies and Sault Naturalist.  Along with the many volunteers, teachers, judges, committee members and the Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie without whose support this event would not be possible.

For additional information, please access the science fair website: