Hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI)- premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs

One of the world's largest in-school science challenges,almost 450,000 participants every year

The questions draw on real-life and relate to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences

4 different levels suitable for students from Grade 7 to 10

More than 50% of participants receive awards

Date: May 21st 2022, 14:00-14:50pm (50 mins)

Introduction

Big Science Competition (BSC) is hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI), whose head office is located at the Australian National University. ASI is premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs, competitions and residential camps such as the Australian Science Olympiads.

The Big Science Competition questions are written by science education professionals. The questions draw on real-life examples and contemporary issues relating to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences, to test skills in critical thinking, problem solving and scientific literacy.

ASI and ASDAN China have cooperated to bring the Big Science Competition to China in 2018. Students could improve their science inquiry skills through this competition.

Official website:www.asi.edu.au/programs/big-science-competition

Challenge Rules

Language

English and Chinese

Location

• Online (exam computer or phone must be equipped with a camera)
• Exam centers across China

Date

May 21st, 2022, 14:00-14:50pm (50 mins)

Contest

Individual written test

Questions

Multiple choice questions and true or false questions(subject to actual paper)

Difficulty(There are four different papers)
  • A-Grade 7
  • B-Grade 8
  • C-Grade 9
  • D-Grade 10
Awards-National Awards:
  • Perfect Score
  • High Distinction: Top 10%
  • Distinction: Top 25%
  • Credit: Top 25%(in addition to perfect score,high distinction,distinction)

Requirements

Fee

Includes exam, proctor fee, grading, part of past-papers (ASDAN doesn't provide any trainings)

Registration Deadline

May 11th, 2022

Exam Centers

ASDAN EPQ Scholarship

3000RMB/std

Perfect Score&High Distinction

2000RMB/std

Distinction

1000RMB/std

Credit

Noted:The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see:http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/

Sample Problems

FAQ

1、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A CALCULATOR TO BSC?
Calculators can be used on any round for BSC.
2、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A DICTIONARY TO BSC?

The students can bring the printed version dictionary.

3、REFUND POLICY
If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.
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