Second place was awarded to Okinawa Prefectural Naha Kokusai High School (2020 SCORE!)
Third place was awarded to Okinawa Prefectural MSJ Senior High School (2020 SCORE!)
“Development of Heat Stroke Countermeasure Drink” The team developed an effective anti-heat stroke drink, which is a mixed solution of Miyako Island's specialty products such as Yukishio salt and brown sugar. Nutritional analysis and interview surveys were conducted with the cooperation of local companies and hospitals.
Presentation by Okinawa Prefectural Naha Kokusai High School (2020 SCORE!)
"Da Bomb Diggity Shell Ginger” The increasing importance of alcohol-based disinfectants in the COVID-19 pandemic led to a project to verify the antibacterial action of shell ginger. The research verified that mixing the boiled juice of shell ginger with alcohol produces a high antibacterial effect.
Speech by Ken Peach, Senior Advisor to the President for Strategy (SCORE 2020)
Some of the teams prepared for their presentations for more than six months, summarizing their research and practicing their delivery in unfamiliar English. For the participants, immersing themselves in their research and working through trial and error with their team members must have been an invaluable experience. OIST looks forward to welcoming future scientists and entrepreneurs to SCORE! next year as well.
Presentation by Okinawa Prefectural Kyuyo High School (2020 SCORE!)
“Modeling Water Exchange Game and Utilization for Education on the Prevention of Infectious Diseases Education” Through simulations of the water exchange game, which is used to educate about infectious disease prevention in physical education courses, the team confirmed its relevance in the spread of COVID-19 in Okinawa and verified the appropriateness of using the familiar educational material.