Note for Participants
1. An entry that has been submitted to other competitions or exhibitions in previous school years will be accepted, provided that the entry has not received any award. Entries submitted to other competitions or exhibitions in the 2016/17 school year will also be accepted. If a participant has sought advice/assistance from any person, including his/her guiding teacher and assigned advisor, acknowledgement should be given to them on the entry form.

2. Each team of Junior and Senior Divisions may claim for reimbursement of a maximum of HK$1,000 for expenses on materials for their project (of which a maximum of HK$200 could be used for decoration of display booth at the Initial Judging). Each team of Scientific Wallchart Division may claim for reimbursement of a maximum of HK$200 for expenses on poster production. All receipts must be issued after the deadline for nomination of projects (15 November 2016). Only receipt is accepted for reimbursement and the name, address and phone number of the shops clearly. Invoices are not accepted.

3. The science projects submitted must be original work by the teams which should not infringe on the copyright of any third parties. All sources of information quoted in writing must be explicitly acknowledged. The organizer accepts no legal responsibility whatsoever in respect of any copyright issues.

4. All experiments must be performed under the supervision of teacher guide and strictly following the safety guidelines from Education Bureau. For more details, please refer to: http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/science/laboratory/safety/SafetyHandbook2013_English.pdf
 
5. The copyrights of the photos and videos of all activities, and science projects are deemed the properties of the organizers and the teams jointly. Once the application form is submitted, means that the teams agreed that the organizers have the right to edit, delete, duplicate, file, transfer, issue or display the photos and videos of all activities, and science projects for educational or other non-commercial purposes.


6. The Judging Panel has complete discretion in relation to all matters concerning scores and award. In all aspects, the Judging Panel shall be the final arbiter.

7. Participants are required to follow the specific requirements below when they submit their entries:

Junior and Senior Divisions

Type A Project (Invention)

Type B Project (Investigation)

Parts A and B submitted should be typed, double-spaced, 10 – 12 pt, Times New Roman font or similar font.

The deadline for electronic submissions of parts A and B is HKG 2359 hours on 1 March 2017. Projects must be submitted to http://hksspc.hkfyg.org.hk. Late applications will not be accepted.

A. Introduction to Project (Note: this item will account for 5% of the total score)
Should be written in English (maximum 300 words) AND Chinese (maximum 500 words). The two versions must match each other.

B. Report

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Describing the investigation and including relevant drawings, photos, tables, charts to support the findings

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Should be written in English or Chinese (maximum 1,500 words) Maximum total page number is 30.

B. Report

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Describing the investigation and including relevant drawings, photos, tables, charts to support the findings


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It should be written in English (maximum 3,000 words) / Chinese (maximum 4,500 words). Maximum total page number is 30.

 C. Model (display on the day of Initial Judging)

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An actual device or a model not bigger than 90cm x 90 cm x 90 cm with an explanatory paper including technical drawings setting out the details of the entry; OR

- A computer programme / model ready for demonstration on a personal computer

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Models need not be submitted to the Secretariat



Scientific Wallchart Division

Projects must be submitted to the HKSSPC Secretariat by 1 March 2017 by mail (according to the date of postmark) or by hand. Late applications will not be accepted.

Address: Unit 211, 2/F, Lakeside 2, East Wing, Phase 2, Hong Kong Science Park, Pak Shek Kok, NT

Office hours: 9:30am-5:30pm (Mon to Fri), 9am-1pm (Sat)

Poster

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An A1 size (Width: 841mm, Height: 594mm) poster

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Theme of “Climate Change”

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With introduction, discussion, conclusion and literature references, etc

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School name and student name at the back of the poster

Event Video

Address: Unit 211, 2/F, Lakeside Two, East Wing , Phase Two, Hong Kong Science Park, Pak Shek Kok, NT, Hong Kong
        Tel: (852) 2561 6149
       Fax: (852) 2565 8345