Cuenca holds first National School Science Project Fair for Sierra and Amazon region

Around 50 students exhibited 20 different science projects—representing schools from all around the Amazonian and Sierra region of Ecuador—at the National School Science Project Fair held in Cuenca on June 26th. There were projects ranging from products for environmental protection, food products without use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers, all the way to robot prototypes, and others. The Ministry of Education invited multiple institutions from Cuenca, so that students were able to attend and see the different projects. Although it was mainly tech projects which gathered most of the attention; particularly a project that managed to automate a car ignition…

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