2015 WHERE Challenge Winners

"The WHERE Challenge would like to thank all students who participated in this year's Challenge. The following entries were prepared and researched by students aged 9 to 14 years. While WHERE Challenge judges acknowledge that some entries may contain inaccuracies, they applaud students' efforts and the quality of the entries. The WHERE Challenge winners are as follows:"

Regional Winners - 12-14 years

'Les secrets du quartz'
Marianne Carrier
Lévis, QC

    Judges Comments: click to view

  • Excellent poem with inspiring rhymes and structure.

  • Original and has high literary value.

  • A mineral was selected as the focus rather than an everyday object.

  • Good connections were made.

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Regional Winners - 9-11 years

'Vive les couleurs'
Maude Carrier
Lévis, QC

    Judges Comments: click to view

  • Original! Great inclusion of technology.

  • Excellent information and answer to the challenge's questions.

  • Good scenario and transcript.

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'La pile alcaline'
Jérôme Lavoie
Saint Augustin de Desmaures, QC

    Judges Comments: click to view

  • Well edited with a nice variety visual content and sound effects.

  • Blend of claymation and avatar speaker was interesting.

  • Informative and unique.

  • Good presentation of the uses of graphite.

  • Presentation of the importance of Earth resources could have been improved by focusing on all five components in a battery. Non-branded images would better respect fair use policies.

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'Défi de la terre: Que contient un Iphone?' ($375)
Magalie Beaulac, Justin Lemay, and Aglaée Lavoie
Sainte Françoise de Lotbinière, QC

    Judges Comments: click to view

  • Good design and well researched.

  • Well Done!

  • Judges were impressed with the number of Canadian locations referenced for mineral deposits.

View Entry (document)

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