Regional finalists Himanshi Sehgal, Souparni Roy and Richa Nagda. Image Courtesy of Google Africa.
One South African and two Kenyan participants have been selected as part of the 90 regional finalists based on creativity, scientific merit and global relevance.
The 2013 Google Science Fair received thousands of submissions from more than 120 countries worldwide.
Samantha Hayward, South African science student, has proposed the advantages and disadvantages of Body Mass Index (BMI) calculation.
Aspiring Kenyan scientists Humanshi Sehgal Souparn Roy and Richa Nagda presented a project based on electricity production from heating up tomatoes.
The next round of 15 finalists will be announced on June 27, in collaboration with the Science in Action Award.
Google Science Fair will give recognition to the Scientific American Science in Action Award for the second consecutive year, honouring the project as making a “practical difference” with the focus on environmental, health or resources challenges.
Nominees for the Science in Action Award include 15 of the 80 Google Science Fair finalists.
Google Science Fair finalists will be flown to California for a celebration ceremony on September 23.