Gold Coast Schools Science Competition

Gold Coast Schools Science Competition
Gold Coast Schools Science Competition

The 37th annual Gold Coast Science Competition (2-5 September, 2024) aims to raise the profile of STEM in our community and encourages students to demonstrate their STEM abilities by entering a project into one of five categories. The competition is the largest of its type in Queensland and the competition is fierce with over 400 entries received each year.

Why enter?

-Stimulate interest in science and provide a valuable science experience to students

-Students get to pursue an independent project of their choice

-Provides an opportunity for students to showcase their high-quality work to an audience greater than their classroom teacher

-An opportunity to provide recognition to quality student work

-Serve as a challenging, extracurricular assignment that allows students to investigate a scientific problem that interests them

-Importance for teachers in the joy of seeing their students do well beyond the classroom

-Creates a competitive spirit amongst students to strive towards continual improvement.

Categories include:

1. Scientific Investigations

2. Engineering & Technology Projects

3. Classified Collections

4. Communicating Science

5. Environmental Action Project


Registration is open to Prep - Year 12 within the divisions below:


-Years 1 and 2

-Years 3 and 4

-Years 5 and 6

-Years 7 and 8

-Year 9 and 10

- Year 11 and 12

Registrations Close 28 August 2024.

Drop off Entries -2 September, 2024 - between 8am-3pm

Drop off LOCATION - Queensland Academies- Health Sciences Campus

Registrations will be checked and then set up by our staff.

Registrations open Term 3 - for the latest information go to

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