Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Ethan Vancouver, British Columbia

Fair address: Vancouver Heritage Fair

Project: 'S' Marconi and the first translatantic signal (the origins of WiFi)

Marconi's first long range signal crosses the Atlantic, this becomes History, and part of the Origins of WiFi

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

Building a radio with my father helped me appreciate how difficult it must have been over 100 years ago to send wireless signals.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

After going to the regional Heritage Fair, I learned how fun it can be to share knowledge with other kids.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

Life today is more advanced but our excitement for progress is the same.

  • Letizia

    Amazing work Ethan!Cool and educational at the same time.. TOP MARKS ALL AROUND!!
    27/06/2019 6:58:50 AM

  • Laura B

    Nice job Ethan! Hope to see your radio one of these days! Maybe you can build Tesla Tower or wireless power transfer next ;)
    26/06/2019 6:28:07 PM

  • Mark Finlay

    Cool story Ethan. I hope you get to go to Signal Hill someday!
    25/06/2019 2:26:28 PM

  • Tim Livingstone

    Nice work
    24/06/2019 8:23:34 PM

  • Sofia Mateo Ana

    This is amazing Ethan! We loved your video
    24/06/2019 2:42:16 PM

  • Cathy Pole

    What a super project Ethan, very well done - very informative with fun drawings. Warren's Grandpa worked for Marconi Space and Defence - and one of his projects was the communication system that is now on nearly all ships!
    24/06/2019 8:23:30 AM

  • Kya L

    This is so awesome Ethan!! I had no idea how this all worked either and now you taught me :) best of luck!
    23/06/2019 9:47:55 PM

  • Uncle Zeek

    Well done E! Great topic to choose, and I really hope you win the opportunity to go and see our capitol city.
    23/06/2019 7:06:51 PM

  • B. Skinner

    Great project! So creative! Talented story teller!
    23/06/2019 5:34:45 PM

  • Rena Kendall-Craden

    What a great storyteller! Loved the connection to titanic disaster.
    20/06/2019 8:21:36 AM

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Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.