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Academic Curriculum

Academic enrichment updates

From Stephanie Boyce, Academic Enrichment Co-ordinator

Google Science Fair

The largest global online science competition that celebrates the curiosity and investigations of young scientists everywhere!  Find a problem worth solving, think up ideas, explore, experiment, draw up a conclusion!  Submissions close December, Finalists announced April 2019

For more information go to www.googlesciencefair.com

Google Code In

Pre-university students ages 13 to 17 are invited to take part in Google Code-in: Our global, online contest introducing teenagers to the world of open source development. With a wide variety of bite-sized tasks, it’s easy for beginners to jump in and get started no matter what skills they have.

For more information go to https://codein.withgoogle.com/

ANZAG Nature Photographer of the Year

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year has a Junior entry section.

All photographs must be of natural fauna, flora or natural land formations and must have been taken in the ANZANG bioregion.  Entries in all sections are invited from photographers who use either digital or film cameras. Judges will consider the photographic technique plus the aesthetic, artistic and unique quality of all images when making their selections. There are 9 categories students can add entries to.  Competition costs $38 to enter, and runs from September to January 2019

For more information go to naturephotographeroftheyear.com.au

OzKids Literature Challenge

OzKids is a magazine which is distributed on a national basis and published online through the OzKids website. Its purpose is to promote and support children’s literary and artistic talents and to provide a vehicle for children to appreciate and develop their skills and encourage them to continue in the arts, especially when they see their work published.  Student work is assessed by authors and published in a quarterly magazine. Entries close 5th October 2018

For more information go to https://ozkids.com.au/