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School science competitions

Written by Ben Newsome on October 28th, 2018.      0 comments

There are so many school science competitions to get involved in. Here is just a short selection of science competitions that give an opportunity for your students to shine!
 

Global school science competitions

 
Google science fair
Google Science Fair

Share your best idea with the world.
 
  • High School - Ages 13 to 18
  • By Google®
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Big Science Competition
Big Science Competition

Answer questions draw on real-life examples and contemporary issues to test skills in critical thinking, problem-solving and scientific literacy.
 
  • High School - Ages 12 to 16
  • By Australian Science Innovations 
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f1 in schools
F1 in SchoolsTM

Teams of students deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, analyse, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air powered balsa wood F1 cars.
 
  • Primary & High School - Ages 9 to 19
  • By F1 in SchoolsTM
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First lego league
FIRST® LEGO® League 

Build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.

  • Primary & High School - Ages 9 to 16
  • By FIRST®
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International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)

An opportunity to showcase independent student research and compete for prizes

  • High School - Grades 9 to 12
  • By Intel®
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Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind

Solve problems creatively using STEAM.

  • Primary & High School 
  • By Creative Competitions Inc®
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USA Brain Bee
Brain Bee

The Brain Bee focusses on learning about the brain, to capture student imaginations and inspire them to pursue neuroscience careers

  • High School 
  • University of Maryland
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Global Cardboard Challenge
Global Cardboard Challenge
Designed to foster creativity and entrepreneurship in kids around the world
 
  • Primary and High School 
  • By Imagination.org
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Australian school science competitions

 
Australian science olympiads
Australian science olympiads

The Australian Science Olympiads are a national program for top performing secondary science students that culminate in the International Science Olympiads.
 
  • High School - Grade 10 & 11
  • By Australian Science Innovations 
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Australian STEM video challenge
Australian STEM video challenge

Design, build and testing an original video game.
 
  • Primary & High School
  • By ACER Foundation
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Science and engineering challenge
Science and engineering challenge

Compete in a series of STEM challenges
 
  • High School - Grades 10 & 11
  • By University of Newcastle
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BHP Billiton Sciance and Engineering Awards
BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards 

Design and carry out an experimental investigation or engineering project
 
  • Primary & High School
  • By BHP Billiton Foundation
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Creativity in Research, Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)
Creativity in Research, Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)

Non-competitive award program where students undertake real-life open-ended science and technology investigative projects
 
  • Primary & High School
  • By CSIRO
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Australian-International Model Solar Challenge
Australian-International Model Solar Challenge

Design, test and race solar cars
 
  • Primary & High School
  • By Engineers Australia
Find out more
 
 

Happy teaching,


Ben

Ben Newsome
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