Hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI)- premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs

One of the world's largest in-school science competitions,almost 450,000 participants every year

The questions draw on real-life and relate to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences

4 different levels suitable for students from Years 7 to 10

More than 50% of participants receive awards

Date: May 15, 2021, 14:00-14:50pm (50 min)

Introduction

Big Science Competition (BSC) is hosted by Australian Science Innovations (ASI), whose head office is located at the Australian National University. ASI is premier provider of innovative and challenging science programs, competitions and residential camps such as the Australian Science Olympiads.

The Big Science Competition questions are written by science education professionals. The questions draw on real-life examples and contemporary issues relating to Biological, Chemical, Earth, Space and Physical Sciences, to test skills in critical thinking, problem solving and scientific literacy.

ASI and ASDAN China (ASDAN Academy) have cooperated to bring the Big Science Competition to China in 2018. Students could improve their science inquiry skills through this competition.Students from 105 international and key middle schools have participated in this competition in 2020.

Official website:www.asi.edu.au/programs/big-science-competition

Competition Rules

Language

English and Chinese

Location

• Online (exam computer or phone must be equipped with a camera)
• Exam centers across China

Date

May 15, 2021, 14:00-14:50pm (50 min)

Contest

Individual written test

Format

30 multiple choice questions,one point for each question

Difficulty(There are four different papers)
  • A-Year 7
  • B-Year 8
  • C-Year 9
  • D-Year 10
Awards-National Awards:
  • Perfect Score
  • High Distinction: Top 5%
  • Distinction: Top 20%
  • Credit: Top 50%

Requirements

Fee

Includes exam, proctor fee, grading, past-papers and one online mock exam (ASDAN doesn't provide any trainings)
Online mock exam will be open 24 hours after registration deadline

Registration Deadline

May 2, 2021 (Exam center)
May 9, 2021 (Online)

Exam Centers

Sample Problems

FAQ

1、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A CALCULATOR TO BSC?
Calculators can be used on any round for BSC.
2、CAN THE STUDENTS BRING A DICTIONARY TO BSC?

The students can bring the printed version dictionary.

3、REFUND POLICY
If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.
4、 How to claim ASDAN student number?

Click here to view the claim

Northern Contact
Northern Region:
Beijing、Tianjin、Heilongjiang、Jilin、Liaoning、 Heibei、Inner Mongolia、Shanxi、Shandong
Eastern China Contact
Eastern Region:
Shanghai、Zhejiang、Jiangsu
Southern China Contact
Southern Region:
Guangdong、Guangxi、Fujian、Hainan、Hongkong、Macao、Taiwan
Western China Contact
Western Region:
Chongqing、Sichuan、Yunnan、Guizhou、Shaanxi、Gansu、Qinghai、Tibet、Ningxia、Xinjiang
Central China Contact
Central Region:
Hunan、Hubei、Anhui、Jiangxi
Central China Contact
Central Region:
Henan