Science Games

2020 Science Games:

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Telus World of Science in Vancouver
 

 

Current Sponsors

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Sponsor the Science Games

2020 Science Games sponsorship opportunties are now open. Please contact Maria-Carmen Kelly at [email protected] for details.

Science Games Registration

Registration for the 2020 Science Games will open in late October. To receive email notification as soon as our registration system launches sign up for the Science Games Mailing List.

If you have questions about registering for the 2020 Science Games, please contact [email protected].

What are the Science Games?

Teams of students from Grades 1–6 explore the principles and theories of science first hand at the Science Games.

This interschool event is organized by the Engineers and Geoscientists BC as part of National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM). We are the regulatory body for engineers and geoscientists practicing in BC.

The goal of this event is to provide a fun environment where students are able to showcase their science talent, and promote interest in science education and careers in scientific fields. The Science Games is an interactive science competition which allows students to investigate how science affects their everyday lives. Students work together on a set of applications or problem-solving challenges which demonstrate the interesting and entertaining side of scientific exploration.

This event is team-oriented and activities align with many areas of scientific study covered in school. Students work together and use their science skills and ideas to create original solutions to problems.

Teams and Registration

Each team should consist of 4–5 students and one coach who must be an adult, such as a teacher, parent, or Girl Guide/Scout Leader. The coach must be present on the day of the event. Team registration costs $25 per team.

If you would like to receive an email update for our 2020 event please email [email protected] and ask to be added to the Science Games mailing list.

For more information on the Science Games registration process please visit our Science Games FAQ Page.

The Challenge

Students are placed into two divisions for competition.

  • Division 1: Grades 1–3 (Science Games activities run from 8:00 AM–12:45 PM)
  • Division 2: Grades 4–6 (Science Games activities run from 12:00 PM–5:15 PM)

Science Games Challenges:

There are two types of Science Games Challenges:

  1. Work-At-Home Events: These are made in advance and brought to the Science Games for testing and judging or practiced in advance and performed on the day of the Science Games.
  2. Mystery Events: These are solved the day of the Science Games and no pre-planning is needed.

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