Google Announces winner in 2016 Global Science Fair

The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. This year’s winner is Kiara Nirghin from Johannesburg, South Africa! She is 16 and  her idea focused on combating drought with a low-cost, biodegradable super absorbent polymer made out of orange peels! Congatulations Kiara!

Information about the Google Science Fair can be found by clicking here.



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