Quebec Inuit young scientists win big at Nunavik fair

Congrats to these girls. I love the project - comparing modern tents and traditional Inuit structures. A great mix of traditional knowledge and modern science. Well done!

In the end, Kangiqsualujjuaq students Teresa Annanack and Julianne Imbeault took the top honours for their project comparing different tents’ resistance to wind.

The girls’ booth tested three different structures: a traditional Inuit tent or tupiq, a tipi and a modern day commercial tent. They set up miniature versions of each tent and then blasted them with a fan.