Grades 10-12: First “Short Term Memory: Adolescence vs. Adulthood,” Lainee Johnson and Cameron Denny, Eskasoni, scholarships Johnson Cape Breton University $2,500 (up to $ 10,000), Denny CBU $2,500 and Dalhousie University $1,500; Second “Strength of 3D Printed Chains,” Ritchie Googoo, We’koqma’q, scholarship Saint Mary’s University $2,000; Third: “Does Colour Improve Memorization,” Erin Denny, Eskasoni; scholarships StFX University $2,000 plus CBU $500

Grades 7-9: First “Responding to my Language,” Maria Alex, Eskasoni, second “Bacteria,” Joy Johnson and Maria Young, Eskasoni, Public Health Scholarship for Johnson and Young CBU $500; third “Flow State,” Chase Denny, Eskasoni

Grades 5-6: First “Stressed Out,” Camden Maloney, LSK; second “The Magnificent Robot,” Maddox Bryson, Potlotek; third “How Can Smell Affect Taste,” Sophie Mills and Marley Paul, Pictou Landing

Grades 3-4: First “Magnetic Cereal,” Janel and Katalina, Pictou Landing; second “Taste the Difference,” Jocelyn and Kashawnda, LSK; third “Salt Crystals,” Kristen and Bryden, Pictou Landing