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Hutchins scoops up awards at the Tasmanian Science Talent Search

Science at Hutchins

The Hutchins School congratulates the following award winners, presented with their awards in March 2013, following 2012 submissions to the Tasmanian Science Talent Search.

James Burgess  (Year 11) – Investigating the water quality in the Derwent upstream and downstream from storm water outlets.

  • Veolia Environmental Services Award for the best environmental project from a southern school  
  • BHP Billiton Awards State entrant 

Johannes Peters (Year 11) – Investigating the effect of distance and temperature on the magnetic field strength and the pulling force of magnets.

  • UTAS School of Mathematics and Physics Prize for most outstanding investigation involving Maths and Physics  
  • Third Place Research Investigations Intermediate Division  
  • BHP Billiton Awards Semi-finalist

Gavin Yang (Year 11) – What type of aquatic plant is most effective when used as agricultural fertilizer?

  • Third Place Research Investigations Intermediate Division  
  • BHP Billiton Awards Semi-finalist

Ian Fulton (Year 11) – Investigating the refraction of sound through a gas lens.

  • Merit Research Investigations Intermediate Division  

Shifan Patel, Connor Schmidt, Edward Johnstone (Year 9) – Where did that sound come from? Investigating the effect of position on the perceived direction of sound.

  • Merit Research Investigations Junior Division  

Students and staff of The Hutchins School

  • IMBROS Award for the school submitting the best Research Investigation relating to water analysis of an environmental problem.

Peter Crofts

  • BHP Billiton Tasmanian Teacher Award
  • ANZAAS Teacher Award 

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