NXplorers 2021 Finals Results

The momentous NXplorers 2021 Finals concluded with aplomb. 
Well done to all Finalists for their valiant efforts.
Heartiest Congratulations to the following teams on achieving special honours at the Finale.

• Champions: Team Hydrogen bond from SCGS 
• 1st Runner Up: Team 6 Ticks Daikin from RGS 
• 2nd Runner Up: Team ERA from RGS
• Merit Award Winners: Team Wishywashy from SJI and Team Stormwater propaganda from NYGH

We hope that students from all teams which had undergone a transformational journey during the NXplorers 2021 Programme, will continue to apply themselves in that new way of thinking to enable them to continually reimagine our world and bring about positive change.

 

 

NXplorers 2021

NXplorers 2021 is championed by Science Centre Singapore and Shell Singapore. It is a platform for young people to develop sustainable solutions to food, water and energy challenges. Through the process, students learn systems thinking, scenario planning, and develop change management skills - all highly relevant skill sets that inspire and equip students to be positive agents of change.

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  • Competition Details

    Registration
    Register here to participate for the NXplorers 2021 by 29 Jan 2021.

    Submission 
    All participants are required to submit your entry by 12 Mar 2021. (Submission link to be advised soon).

    Timeline
    The timeline for this competition is provided below for reference:

    Key Milestones
    ItemsDate/DayTimeVenue
    Stage 1
    NXplorers Registration Deadline29 Jan (Fri)2359-
    Stage 2
    NXplorers Workshop (Part 1)

    05 Feb (Fri)
    or
    19 Feb (Fri)

     Online
    Submission of Competition Entries with Supporting Material(s)12 Mar (Fri)2359-
    Announcement of Top 10 Teams26 Mar (Fri) Online
    Stage 3
    Mentorship by Shell Mentors30 Mar – 30 Jul TBA
    NXplorers Workshop (Part 2)2 Jul (Fri)1430  - 1730Online
    for Finalist Teams
    NXplorers 2021 Finals6 Aug (Fri)1400  - 1800Online

    Stage 1: Registration

    • Open to all youth aged 14-19 who are studying in Singapore.
    • Each school is allowed a maximum registration of 4 teams only.
    • Each team must consist of 3 to 5 students.
    • Each student can only be a member of one team.
    • Interested applicants must successfully complete the online registration by 29 Jan 2021 (2359hrs). Late registrations will not be considered.

     

    Stage 2: Workshop & Submission

    • Educators from Science Centre Singapore will deliver NXplorers workshops for registered teams, where students will be guided through the ideation process for the competition.
    • Participation in this workshop is compulsory.
    • Following the workshop, each team is required to submit their unique project proposal (competition entry) and any supporting documents by 12 Mar 2021 (2359hrs). Late submissions will not be considered.
    • Only one project proposal per team can be submitted. A team that submits more than one project proposal will annul their involvement in the competition.
    • The problem statement must be based on a Nexus issue faced by Singapore.
    • Teams should be mindful that their problem statements will be scrutinized for uniqueness and proposed solutions for feasibility among other evaluation criteria.
    • The announcement of shortlisted teams (first round) will be published online on 26 Mar 2021 (2359hrs).

     

    Stage 3: Pitching, 2nd Workshop and Finals

    • Shortlisted teams will go through another round of selection. This involves pitching their project idea to judges on 28 May 2021.
    • Following the second round of shortlisting, all Finalist Teams will progress to participating in a workshop before presenting at the Finals.
    • Educators from Science Centre Singapore will deliver the workshop on the use of advanced NXTools to finalist teams, where students will be guided through the prototyping process for the competition. 
    • At the Finals, winning teams will be presented attractive prizes.
    • Educators from Science Centre Singapore will deliver the workshop on the use of advanced NXTools to finalist teams, where students will be guided through the prototyping process for the competition.
    • At the Finals, winning teams will be presented attractive prizes.

     

    Judging Criteria

    Judging CriteriaWeighting (%)
    Nexus Problem10
    Methodology / NXTools35
    Quality of Proposed Solution20
    Novelty and Feasibility of Solution35

    Video Content on Past Competitions
    All interested teams are welcome to browse our YouTube channel to view content like NXplorers 2020 finalist videos and Overseas Trips featuring past Winners.

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    WHAT IS NXPLORERS?

    NXplorers is a proven, innovative education programme for young people aged 14 to 19. The programme introduces complex and creative thinking skills needed to become positive agents in the process of change and equips young people with the tools they need to apply them.


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