Science Talent Search 2017
March 13 - October 13
The Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia (STAWA), invites primary and secondary students to participate in the 59th Science Talent Search (STS) competition. The Science Talent Search aims to promote science teaching and learning through creative project work.
Click on this link to Register your school for the 59th Science Talent Search. School registration is open from 13 March to 30 June.Only registered schools will be able to enter students projects into the Science Talent Search competition.
2017 Information Flyer
Download the following 2017 Information:
Scientific Communication: Science Poster theme
The 2017 Science Poster theme is Future Earth (National Science Week theme) or Earth Science (from WA Curriculum Earth & Space Sciences)
For ideas about the National Science Week theme, Future Earth visit – Future Earth: https://www.scienceweek.net.au/schools/
STS key dates 2017
|Monday 13 March||School registration opens – online at STAWA website|
|Friday 30 June||School registration closes|
|Monday 12 June – Friday 21 July||Student registration opens
Online – linked sent to registered schools only
|Friday 21 July||Student registration closes|
|Monday 19 June – Monday 31 July||Entry labels for registered entries sent to school coordinators|
|24 July – 11 July||Registration of judges – Regional judging
– online at STAWA website
|TBA||Regional entries due to regional coordinator
Check with regional coordinator for delivery dates and address in your region.
|Monday 7- Sunday 20 August||Regional judging
Check with regional coordinator for the judging date and venue in your region.
|Friday 18 August||STAWA BHPBSEA Teacher nominations
Emailed applications due by 5.00 pm. Details on how to nominate are available on the STAWA website.
|Monday 31 July – Wednesday 23 August||Registration of judges – Final judging
– online at STAWA website
|Monday 14 August||Metropolitan school and non-regional competition school entries for final judging Due to STAWA Office by 5.00 pm – Unit 6, 10 Mallard Way, Cannington, WA, 6107|
|Saturday 26 August||STS final judging
Curtin University – Curtin Chemistry and Resources Precinct Building 500
|Monday 11 or 18 September||STS Presentation Ceremony
|Friday 13 October||BHPBSEA entries uploaded by school coordinators.
Online – BHPBSEA website Link sent to school coordinators
|October||Entries not collected will be returned to schools|
There are three entry categories:
1. Research Investigation
2. Science Communication
Entries in the Research Investigation and Engineering sections may be eligible for selection into the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards.
Download the full booklet: STS booklet 2017
The STAWA BHP Billiton Science & Engineering Teacher Awards – Download the BHPBSEA teacher nominee flyer 2018:
The Governor’s School STEM Awards 2017
The Primary and Secondary Schools awards will acknowledge school leadership and excellence in science and mathematics as part of STEM education. Primary and Secondary schools will be informed of the 2017 details including how to nominate, selection criteria and timeline.