Secondary School Science Quiz Competition 2015



Guide to Application


Aim
To promote the interest in science in the community, the Hong Kong Science Museum will launch a “Secondary School Science Quiz Competition 2015” in April 2015 with an aim to encourage the pursuit of science knowledge among local students. The quiz will cover various areas of science such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology, so as to challenge the participants’ scientific mind and enrich their vision.

Form of Competition
Questions for Quiz: Multiple choice is the only question type for the preliminary round, and problem-solving ones will also be included in the final.

Language Used: Quiz will be conducted in Cantonese with English translation provided for some scientific terms when necessary.

Method of Participation: Each secondary school nominates only one team for the competition under the name of the school.

Each team consists of 5 student members including a leader, 2 team members and 2 reserve team members.

Prizes
Team:
Winner: Cash prize HK$3,000 and 1 set of trophy
1st runner-up: Cash prize HK$2,000 and 1 set of trophy
2nd runner-up: Cash prize HK$1,000 and 1 set of trophy
Merit (3 teams): Cash prize HK$500 each

Individual:
Winner: Cash prize HK$1,000 and 1 set of trophy
1st runner-up: Cash prize HK$500 and 1 set of trophy
2nd runner-up: Cash prize HK$300 and 1 set of trophy

Quota
90 teams (Quota will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Date and Time of Briefing and Quiz
Briefing Session: 12.12.2014 (Friday) 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Students accompanied by teachers representing respective schools are welcome.)

Preliminary Round: 18.4.2015 (Saturday) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Final: 23.4.2015 (Thursday) 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

(Each participating team will be informed in case of any change regarding date and time of the quiz.)

Venue of Briefing and Quiz
Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon.

How to Apply
Please fax the completed Application Form to 2311 2248 by 30 January 2015.

Enquiries
Please contact Miss Lau during office hours (Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, except public holidays) at 2732 3220 for enquiries.

Application Period
1.12.2014 – 30.1.2015

Results of Application
Schools selected for participation will be notified in writing by late February 2015.

Results of Quiz
The results of quiz will be announced immediately after each round of competition and uploaded to the Museum’s website. Winners will also receive written notification individually.