L24 : Space GEMS: Graphene Enriched Mycelium Structures for Martian Habitat


Students Mark Mogus
School HCDSB - St. John Paul II Elementary School - Oakville
Level Junior 7/8 - Grade 7
Group Group 1 - Earth and Environmental
Abstract The purpose of this project was to create a new biocomposite material, known as GEMS; Graphene Enriched Mycelium Structures, and to evaluate the mechanical, fire rating and hydrophobic properties that will provide an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional building materials for Martian habitat that is environmentally friendly, easy to transport and easy to grow.
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Awards
Group Award Prize
Gowling WLG Innovation AwardsGowling WLG Innovation Award - Grand Winner$ 300
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John W. Howard Materials Research AwardJohn W. Howard Materials Research Award$ 100
Merit AwardsSilver Merit Award$ 80
Primary Fluid Systems AwardsPrimary Fluid Systems Award$ 100