May 28, 2019

Think Science Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • UAE - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other

Description

The Think Science Competition is the region’s largest science competition focused on engaging teams of up to three or four talented youth from all across the UAE.
It aims to identify eager and gifted youth with advanced innovative solutions that seek to serve a community benefit and betters the lives of others.

It encourages youth to design, develop and build a working scientific prototype using their scientific knowledge, problem-solving and analytical skills to solve practical problems.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Age 15 - 18.

Competitiveness

5/5

Only 100-200 projects will be selected to compete at each of the Emirate’s Level Think Science Fairs.

Participation Cost

3/5

The total cost will depend on the materials used by the student for their project.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

3/5

A comprehensive and detailed abstract (only 200 words) with clear objectives and outcomes must be submitted (the number of participating projects is limited).

The submitted projects should be within the scope of one of the following fields:

ROBOTS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
APPLIED CHEMISTRY
APPLIED PHYSICS
INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
SMART SYSTEMS
SAFETY SYSTEMS
TRANSPORTATION AND ROAD SAFETY SYSTEMS
AVIATION, AERODYNAMICS, AND VEHICLES DESIGNS
SYSTEMS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE DETERMINED ONES
ENERGY
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
HEALTH AND BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS
MATERIAL SCIENCES

Time Commitment

4/5

Upon receiving the acceptance email in November 2018, finalize your project as per the originally submitted proposal, and submit the below evidence for having a working and fully tested prototype and/or end product before Jan 10, 2018. The team must also submit the project’s scientific report with results before Jan 10, 2018 + photos for the project + video for the project showing the working prototype and/or end product before Jan 10, 2018
Any project/team that did not submit evidence of a working prototype and/or end product to participate in the Emirate’s Level Fair before Jan 10, 2018 will be disqualified.

The competition itself is 3-4 days and will be held in each Emirate during February/March (exact dates, locations, and timings will be announced later).
Winners from each Emirate will qualify to showcase their projects at the Think Science National Competition 2019 Awarding Ceremony, which will be held in April 2019.

Application Process Includes

Youth aged 15 to 35 from public/private schools and universities from across the UAE are invited to apply for the competition in teams of up to three (schools) or four (universities).

School Students must register through a science teacher/lab technician. For University students, the team leader initiates the registration. Each team must have Emirati nationals as per the following:
Applicants from Schools and Universities:
- At least three Emirati nationals in a team of four (university team)
- At least two Emirati nationals in a team of three
- At least one Emirati national in a team of two
- In the case of applying as one individual, the participant must be Emirati.

Private schools and universities with no Emirati students may participate with no Emirati nationals subject to the approval of the judging committee.

Successful participants will be given the opportunity to showcase their innovative prototypes at the Emirate’s Level Think Science competitions will be taking place at different Emirates during February/March 2019.

Winners from each Emirate will qualify to showcase their projects at the Think Science National Competition 2019 Awarding Ceremony, which will be held in April 2019.

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