Science Talent Search 2016
The Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia (STAWA), the professional body representing primary and secondary teachers of Science, invites primary and secondary students to participate in the 58th Science Talent Search (STS) competition. The Science Talent Search aims to promote science teaching and learning through creative project work.
Schools participating in STS may also like to register for the Governor’s School STEM Awards.
Register for the STS Launch – May 10: Scitech City West Centre, Railway St & Sutherland Street, Perth WA 6005. Tuesday 10 May / 4.30 – 6.30 pm
Download, complete then email to firstname.lastname@example.org the 2016 STS School Registration Form.
There are three categories for entry:
1. Research Investigation
2. Science Communication
- Science Poster Guidelines (Kindergarten – Year 2 ONLY)
- Science Video Guidelines
- Scientific Photography Guidelines
* Entries in these sections may be eligible for selection into the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
STS key dates 2016
|Monday 4 April||School registration opens|
|Monday 2 May||STS launch event – Scitech Discovery Centre|
|Monday 13 June – Friday 22 July||Registration forms for student entries sent to registered schools|
|Friday 1 July||School registration closes|
|Friday 22 July||Student registration closesOnly registered school will be sent student registration information.|
|Monday 29 June – Friday 29 July||Entry labels for registered entries sent to school coordinators|
|Monday 1 August||Judging registration opens|
|Monday 8 August||Metropolitan school and non-regional competition school entries for final judging due to STAWA Office by 5.00 pm|
|Monday 15 August||Finalists entries from regional judging due to STAWA Office by 5.00 pm|
|Friday 19 August||Teacher nominations|
|Saturday 20 August||Judging day|
|September – TBC||Awards ceremony|
|October – TBC||School Coordinators upload entries to BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards|
The STAWA BHP Billiton Science & Engineering Teacher Awards
The Governor’s School STEM Awards 2016
The Governor’s School STEM Awards
The Primary and Secondary Schools awards will acknowledge school leadership and excellence in science and mathematics as part of STEM education. Primary and Secondary schools will be informed of the 2016 details including how to nominate, selection criteria and timeline.