The theme of this year’s STEM video game challenge is SCALE. As with previous themes, how you and your team incorporate scale into your game is completely up to you! We’re looking for creative, engaging and fun responses to the theme – they can be very literal and direct, or highly conceptual. Let your imagination run wild!
Start Date: Mentor registrations are open now
Finish Date: 5th August 2020
The Oliphant Science Awards is open to all South Australian school students (Department for Education, Catholic & Independent) currently undertaking schooling in years Reception to 12.
The 2020 categories are:
Start Date: Registrations are open now
Finish Date: 2nd July 2020
Minecraft Education provides a variety of creative challenges with learning objectives and extension tasks.
Start Date: Continuously open
Code Wizard Challenge is a Python coding competition for students aged 8-18. They are seeking the bravest and brightest kid coders to slay an evil dragon who has invaded CWHQ Land. Complete 21 levels of coding challenges and 1 boss level where you meet the dragon face to face to win a $100 cash prize and save CWHQ Land.
Start Date: 3rd of April
Finish Date: 26th of April 2020
AI for Good Challenge is open to students in Years 7-12. It challenges students to work collaboratively in teams to design AI solutions to real-world problems. No computer programming experience is required as the challenge is focus more on developing a concept. Teacher resources are provided. The challenge is run by Microsoft and Education Changemakers.
Start Date: February 2020
Finish Date: Submissions due 29th May 2020
These 4 challenges support the teaching of cyber security concepts for high school students. The challenges are aligned to the Digital Technologies curriculum and ICT Capability. The challenges have been developed by the Australian Computing Academy at the University of Sydney, in partnership with AustCyber, ANZ, BT, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, and Westpac.
Start Date: Open now - ongoing
Start Date: 11th May 2020