Big Science Competition (BSC)

Hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI)- premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs

One of the world's largest in-school science competitions,almost 450,000 participants every year

The questions draw on real-life and relate to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences

4 different levels suitable for students from Years 7 to 10

More than 50% of participants receive awards

Date: September 22, 2018, 10:00-10:50am (50 min)

Introduction

Big Science Competition (BSC) is hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI), whose head office is located at the Australian National University. ASI is premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs, competitions and residential camps such as the Australian Science Olympiads.

The Big Science Competition questions are written by science education professionals. The questions draw on real-life examples and contemporary issues relating to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences, to test skills in critical thinking, problem solving and scientific literacy.

ASI and ASDAN China have cooperated to bring the Big Science Competition to China in 2018. Students could improve their science inquiry skills through this competition.

Official website:www.asi.edu.au/programs/big-science-competition

Competition Rules

Language

English and Chinese

Location

Exam Centers in China

Date

September 22, 2018, 10:00-10:50am(50 min)

Contest

Individual written test

Format

30 multiple choice questions,one point for each question

Difficulty(There are four different papers)
  • A-Year 7
  • B-Year 8
  • C-Year 9
  • D-Year 10
Awards-National Awards:
  • Perfect Score
  • High Distinction: Top 5%
  • Distinction: Top 20%
  • Credit: Top 50%
Academic materials

Past papers from 2015-2017 are available.

Requirements

Fee

Includes exam, grading, certificate, proctor fee, international post, and past papers fees

Registration Deadline

September 10, 2018

Academic materials

Past papers from 2015-2017 are available.

Exam Centers

Sample Problems

FAQ

1、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A CALCULATOR TO BSC?
Calculators can be used on any round for BSC.
2、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A DICTIONARY TO BSC?
The students can bring the printed version dictionary.
3、REFUND POLICY
If, for some reason, you cannot attend after paying the fee, please notify us in writing one month before the deadline of registration. If you notify us after that, we will not be able to offer you a refund.