Gold Coast Schools Science Competition

Gold Coast Schools Science Competition
Gold Coast Schools Science Competition

The 34th annual Gold Coast Science Competition (7-10 September, 2020) 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 in 2019.

Please Note: COVID-19 Safe Plan will be in place upon drop off/pick up of Entries. The presentation of awardees will occur in your own school.

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

6. Mission to the Lunar South Pole (Year 5-10 only)


Registration is open to Prep - Year 10 within the divisions below:


-Years 1 and 2

-Years 3 and 4

-Years 5 and 6

-Years 7 and 8

-Year 9 and 10

Registrations Close 3 September!

Drop off Entries -7 September, 2020 - between 9am-3pm

Drop off LOCATION - 9 Nexus Way, Health & Knowledge Precinct, Southport. ("Grey" Building, old Commonwealth Games Athletes Village, opposite Gold Coast Campus) (

Please drive to the back of the building, off Fraser St, Southport, 4215

We will buzz you into the carpark and then you will unload your entries into the foyer.

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

Please note: COVID-19 Safe plan will be in place.

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