Primary Prizes

PRIMARY PRIZES

New Age Groups for 2018: Years K-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6

 

Category Awards  (36 prizes)

(i) Working Scientifically: STANSW Scientific Investigation Awards (Science Teachers’ Association of New South Wales):

  • Six of the best scientific investigations in Years K-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6

(ii) Working Technologically: OSHClub Inventions and Innovations Awards

  • Three of the best inventions or innovative devices or ICT applications in Years K-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6

(iii) Working Mathematically: Working Mathematically Awards

  • Three of the projects that best incorporate the interrelated components of Working Mathematically in their investigation or technology project in Years K-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6
Age group Working Scientifically Working Technologically Working Mathematically
Years K-2 $100 for best 6 Scientific Investigations $100 for best 3 Innovative Devices $100 for 3 projects that best incorporate Working Mathematically
Years 3-4 $125 for best 6 Scientific Investigations $125 for best 3 Innovative Devices $125 for 3 projects that best incorporate Working Mathematically
Years 5-6 $150 for best 6 Scientific Investigations $150 for best 3 Innovative Devices $150 for 3 projects that best incorporate Working Mathematically

 

STANSW Most Promising Awards  (2 prizes)

Monetary prizes of $100 for projects that were not prizewinners but have the potential to develop into top-level projects.

 

Sponsored Awards  (7 specific committed K-6 prizes and other possible committed K-12 prizes)

 

Grand Awards (2 prizes)

Primary Young Scientist, sponsored by the School of Education NSW, Australian Catholic University

Budding Young Scientist, sponsored by the School of Education NSW, Australian Catholic University

 

Certificates for everyone who enters:

High Distinction Certificate  for every student who achieves a level 5 against the rubric.

Distinction Certificate for every student who achieves a level 4 against the rubric.

Credit Certificate for every student who achieves a level 3 against the rubric.

Certificate of Commendation for other state-level finalists.

Certificates of Participation for every student entry at school level.

 

2019 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards

Most prizewinners and a selected number of highly commended entries will be invited to submit their entries into the national 2019 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards. Twenty-six finalists will be selected to attend an all-expenses paid trip to attend a five day science camp in Melbourne, in February 2019.

Thanks go to our supporters for providing encouragement to students, teachers and schools and for making these prizes possible.