More beautiful skies and cleaner water: Lewistown, Simms students tackle solutions to real-world problems in Samsung science contest

More beautiful skies and cleaner water: Lewistown, Simms students tackle solutions to real-world problems in Samsung science contest

News Type: State Source: Great Falls Tribune
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In middle school, Mackenzie and Madison Wiegand set a goal for themselves and their science fair project: Cure cancer.

They scaled that back. Sort of. Now they’re seniors and working on a filtration system to inexpensively and efficiently clean water around the world.

They’ve seen other high schoolers’ interest in science projects wane. Maybe they’re discouraged when they don’t win or are intimidated by the scope of the problems of the world.