Mar 03, 2019

Big Science Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • Australia
Competition Skill Building


The Big Science Competition is an easy way to challenge students from years 7 to 10 and track their performance against state or national averages.

It’s a 50 minute, multiple choice competition testing critical thinking and problem solving skills, not just factual recall, so you can find out what’s really going on inside their heads. The Big Science Competition questions are written by science education professionals, drawing on real-life examples and contemporary issues to test skills in critical thinking, problem solving and scientific literacy.

Competition questions in the Big Science Competition are aligned with the Australian Curriculum – Science.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Each student who took part in the Big Science Competition will receive a certificate.

Certificates are awarded as follows:
High Distinction (approx. 5%), Distinction (approx. 10 – 15 %), Credit (approx. 25 – 30%), Participation (remaining students).

Participation Cost


Costs start from $7 (plus GST) per student

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


No technical skills required

Time Commitment


One-off event

Application Deadline

Pen & Paper registrations close 1st May, 2020. Online registrations close 15 May 2020.

Application Process Includes

Schools must register the number of students via the school sign in area on the contest website