Objectives
The Competition aims at promoting the interest of our youth in science and technology, developing their creativity and scientific mindset through better understanding and innovative application of science and technology, and inspiring their intellectual and career interest in science and technology. Besides, participants may be trained up with team work spirit, as well as presentation and communication skills through the research on the projects and exhibition to the public. Winning teams may be selected to join overseas science and technology exchange programme, or participate in overseas science competitions, in order to widen their horizon and obtain the latest information and knowledge in science and technology.
Theme
Incubate Scientific Ideas ‧ Bring Talent Together
Sub-theme
Energy, Engineering and Environment
Date of important event
*20 November 2019 (Wed):Deadline for Nomination of Projects*
26 February 2020 (Wed):Deadline for Submission of Projects
21 March 2020 (Sat):Initial Judging cum Project Exhibition
18 April 2020 (Sat):Final Judging cum Award Presentation Ceremony
Divisions
Scientific Wallchart Division Junior Division Senior Division
Age F.1 to F.6
Aged 19 or below
F.1 to F.3
Aged 17 or below
F.4 to F.6
Aged 19 or below
Eligibility Nominated by schools,
Each student submit 1 poster,
Maximum 5 students / school
Nominated by schools,
2 – 5 students / team
Maximum 8 teams / school
Project Types Produce a poster to explain a science topic related to “Energy, Engineering or Environment” A. Invention OR B. Investigation
Either “Physics and Engineering” OR “Biology and Chemistry” stream
Can choose to compete for the “Energy, Engineering and Environment Award”
Project Requirements An A1 size poster 1. Abstract
2. Report
3. Model (Invention only)
Schedule of Events
Date Event Location
2019 24 October (Thur) P.M. Briefing Session Hong Kong Science Museum
13 November (Wed) 23:59 Deadline for Nomination of Projects
21 December (Sat) A.M. Presentation Skills Workshop Hong Kong Science Park
27 December (Fri) A.M. Training Workshop I Hong Kong Science Park
2020 4 January (Sat) A.M. Training Workshop II Hong Kong Science Park
16 January (Thur) P.M. Sharing Session with Advisors Hong Kong Science Museum
February Visits to Innovation and Technology Organizations and Laboratories To be confirmed
26 February (Wed) 23:59 Deadline for Submission of Projects
21 March (Sat) Whole Day Initial Judging cum Project Exhibition Hong Kong Science Park
18 April (Sat) Whole Day Final Judging cum Award Presentation Ceremony Hong Kong Science Park
27 June (Sat) P.M. Project Exhibition of Winning Teams Hong Kong Science Museum
July Science and Technology Exchange Programme Greater Bay Area
August Overseas Exchange Programme To be confirmed
To be confirmed Overseas Competition To be confirmed
Awards
  • Scientific Wallchart Division:
    • First Prizes and Second Prizes
  • Junior and Senior Division:
    • Champions, 1st Runner-ups, 2nd Runner-ups, Honorable Mentions
    • Best Newcomer Award
    • Best Potential Award
    • Society Care Award
    • Energy, Engineering and Environment Award
  • Champions of Junior and Senior Divisions will be sponsored to participate in overseas exchange programme.
  • Champions, 1st runner-ups and 2nd runner-ups of Junior and Senior Divisions will be sponsored to participate in a Science and Technology Exchange Programme.
  • Book coupons will be given to winning teams of all divisions as award.
Remarks
  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 2019/20 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 in the application form and report.
  2. Each team of Junior, Senior and Scientific Wallchart Divisions would receive HKD200 subsidy for project development. (The subsidy could only be used for materials of project research and exhibition booth decoration.)
  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 click here.
  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. Score sheets will not be distributed to teams. The results of competition shall be subject to the decision of the Judging Panel, participating teams shall not object. In all aspects, the Judging Panel shall be the final arbiter.
Contact
Wendy Leung / Kimpton So
2561 6149
2565 8345
sspc@hkfyg.org.hk