NSYES - Sciencefairinfo.ns.ca
NS YES! WEBSITE | CONTACT NS YES! | HOME 
Student Showcase









Student Showcase


Reengineering LED Traffic Lights to Prevent Snow or Ice Buildup?

Student: Maxwell Poole

District/Region: Tri-County District

Event: 2010 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 9 - Maple Grove Education Centre

The project tested if LED traffic lights could be reengineered with cost efficient heat energy to prevent snow or ice buildup.

A green LED traffic light was fitted with the proper amount of resistance wire to achieve a 15 watt grid heating element. In an ambient temperature of -17 degrees Celsius the lens temperature rose to +3 degrees Celsius, with average cycling of the light.

2010 CWSF
  • Bronze Medal - Engineering - Junior Division
  • Scholarship: University of Western Ontario $1000.00




Maxwell Poole

Maxwell Poole - Reengineering LED Traffic Lights to Prevent Snow or Ice Buildup?

« Return to Showcase


Projects by Year
2012 Science Fair Projects
2011 Science Fair Projects
2010 Science Fair Projects
2009 Science Fair Projects
2008 Science Fair Projects
2007 Science Fair Projects
2006 Science Fair Projects
2005 Science Fair Projects
2004 Science Fair Projects
See Also
Project Ideas by Topic
Science Fair Documents Archive
Ask a Scientist
Science Links
Sciencefairinfo Blog
Showcase : Main
Home











©2014 Nova Scotia Youth Experiences in Science