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The National Science Challenge (NSC)

 

Important Announcement!

The NSC Qualifying Round will be held on Thursday, 29 June 2017.

Click here for invitation letter for schools.

Click here for the Registration Form. Please send all completed forms via fax to 6561-6361 or email to upstream@science.edu.sg.

  

The National Science Challenge 2017

The National Science Challenge 2017 is the 14th in the series of this very exciting project. Since Jan 2002, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the Singapore Science Centre have been organising a series of exciting science programmes on a search for the brightest young minds in Singapore. 

"The National Science Challenge", which was broadcasted from August through October 2016 was to spark an interest in science amongst students as well as members of public. The project is that of a televised science quiz series. The National Science Challenge is a fun and exciting science learning experience for both participants and the audience. This hour long game show merges both outdoor and indoor science challenges in a bid to promote science education and foster creativity.

National Qualifying Round

Date: Thursday, 29 June 2017
Venue: Biopolis

Click here for the Registration Form. Please send all completed forms via fax to 6561-6361 or email to upstream@science.edu.sg.

Points to Note:

  • Schools can send a team of four Secondary 3 students (aged 15, born in 2002 for IP Schools).
  • Students must currently be in Secondary 3 or aged 15.
  • The Pre-Qualifying Round consists of 40 MCQ quiz on all aspects of Science, to be completed in 60 minutes.
  • 50% of the schools from the Pre-Qualifying Round will proceed to the next National Qualifying Round which is the demo round and it will be held on the afternoon of the same day.
  • If the team progresses to the televised rounds & Finals, all 4 members of the team must be available for filming at the studio and all other round and Imaging sessions, currently scheduled from July to September 2017.

For any queries, please feel free to contact Ms Sue Chan at chan_sue_li@science.edu.sg or DID: 6425-2594.


Last Year's National Science Challenge

The National Science Challenge 2016 had concluded most dramatically this year!

Here’s a recap of the milestones of this year’s exciting competition.

The Qualifying Round was successfully held at Biopolis where Secondary 3 students vie for the 16 spots in the televised rounds.

After a long day of written test and challenges, teams from the following schools clinched the opportunity to participate in the televised rounds. In no particular order of merit: 
Quarter Final School
QF1 Anderson Secondary School
Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary)
Catholic High School (Secondary)
School of Science and Technology
QF2 National Junior College
Hwa Chong Institution
Anglican High School
Nanyang Girls’ High School
QF3 Dunman High School
NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Raffles Institution
Anglo Chinese School (Independent)
QF4 Nan Hua High School
St. Joseph’s Institution
Bukit Panjang Government High School
Wildcard Team - The Wild Ones
   1. Fung Wan Wu – Fuhua Sec School
   2. Gareth Tan Chee How – Hua Yi Sec School
   3. Swiss Cottage Sec - Vijayaraghavan Vishnuprasath
   4. St. Andrews Sec - Mohamed Nawfil

NSC 2016 SEMI FINAL RESULTS

SEMI FINAL 1 - 11 AUGUST 2016

S/N School
1 School of Science & Technology Singapore
2 NUS High School of Maths and Science
3 National Junior College

SEMI FINAL 2 - 12 AUGUST 2016 

S/N School
1 Nanyang Girls' High School
2 Bukit Panjang Government High School
3 Raffles Girls' School (Secondary)

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NSC 2016 FINAL

S/N School
1 School of Science & Technology Singapore - 2nd place
2 Nanyang Girls' High School - 3rd place
3 Bukit Panjang Government High School - 1st place

Congratulations to the teams!

     


About National Science Challenge

Are you game enough for science? Enter the National Science Challenge (NSC) and show off your knowledge and skills!

A highly competitive televised game show that is broadcasted on MediaCorp Channel 5, the NSC provides secondary three students a chance to put their skills and knowledge to the test during studio rounds and at on-site challenges hosted by A*STAR research institutes and other research organisations.

Watch past episodes HERE.

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