Science programs and competitions.

The Questacon Smart Moves Invention Convention is an exciting five-day residential program that provides you with the opportunity to turn your ideas into reality. 30 Australian high school students will be chosen to take part in a week long convention packed with workshops and sessions

Free to apply. Australian students 14 to 18 years of age.

SCINEMA  We are asking students across Australia to grab their camcorders and laptops and produce a short film (of no more than 5 minutes) that explores the subject of science.

Finalist films will be screened across Australia as part of SCINEMA Festival of Science Film during National Science Week each year.

Free to enter
More information - call Cris Kennedy on 02 6246 4602

ExploraVision is a science competition that encourages K – 12 students to work in groups to simulate real research and development teams. Students can select any technology from something as basic as a water fountain to something as complex as nanotechnology. The team imagines and explores what that technology could be like 20 years from now and prepares an in-depth report that conveys its vision to others. It's a hands-on, minds-on project that inspires students and fuels imagination.

Entry is free. Comp has been going for 19 years. Open to students in the United States and Canada.

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Canada, China, Czech Republic, DoDDS Europe, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and practically every state in the U.S.      Joining fee.


Worldwide Competitions


International Children's Painting Competition - -- United Nations ...

The International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is organized annually by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), ...

FAO International Arts Competition - Peace and Collaborative ...

Young Hands Together for Diversity International Art Competition is part of a worldwide youth education initiative on biodiversity. Kids between 6 to 20 years

Global art competition. (Arts Update). - Free Online Library

ICAF Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation organizes the children's Arts Olympiad, which commences with a worldwide art competition. ...

International Art competition for Childrens by Global Art India ...

Global Art India is staking a claim in the Limca Book of Records – for the 1st International Art Competition in India with participants from


World Maths Day (WMD) unites the world in numbers, open to all school aged children globally. Students play at home and at school against other students around the world in live games of mental arithmetic.  Each game lasts for 60 seconds and students can play up to 100 games, earning points for their personal tally.

Primary Mathematics World Contest (PMWC) — worldwide competition, students must be under the age of 13

Tournament of the Towns — worldwide competition.

Mathematical Kangaroo — worldwide competition.  From grade 1 to grade 12. Held annually on the third Thursday of March. Key competence tested is logical combination. Currently the most participated scholar math competition: over 5,000,000 students from 47 countries took part in 2009.

The Mental Calculation World Cup 2010 was held at the university of Magdeburg attracting 33 calculators from 13 countries.


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