Ayb students received certificates and prizes for participation in the Armenian School Science Festival. Araksia Svajyan, the Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Youth, and Sports, handed the awards.
At the event, the project-based learning club Green Chemistry presented its projects: Biodegradable Plastic Manufacturing Device, Renemask, and Powerfill. All three projects were praised by the jury and earned awards.
The device designed to produce biodegradable plastic was announced as the winning project. To present it internationally, the students will depart for the United States in May to participate in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), one of the world’s biggest scientific competitions.
The students developed a device that will manufacture biodegradable plastic capable of substituting plastic made of oil-based materials that negatively affect the environment. By the way, Ayb got an invention patent for biodegradable plastic created in a laboratory setting from the Intellectual Property Agency of Armenia in 2019.
The Green Chemistry club is led by Lilit Hambardzumyan, Levon Sargsyan, and Ruben Kerobyan.