M23 : Pooch Power

Students Morgan McCourt
School IND - Oakville Christian School - Oakville
Level Junior 7/8 - Grade 7
Group Group 1 - Earth and Environmental
Abstract The purpose of this project was to determine if dog feces can be used to produce biogas and produce energy using Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs). The findings of this project could be used to provide an alternate renewable energy source and reduce dog feces and single use plastic bags in landfills.
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Group Award Prize
Conservation Halton AwardsConservation Halton Environmental Sciences Award$ 100
Merit AwardsGold Merit Award$ 100
Canada-Wide Science Fair Trip AwardsCanada-Wide Science Fair Trip Award$ 500
New Health Scientist AwardNew Health Scientist Award$ 50
Environmental Inspiration AwardEnvironmental Inspiration Award$ 250