International Science Bee

The world's most popular World Science Carnival

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Introduction

International Science Bee

The International Science Bee is an academic science challenge sponsored by the International Academic Competitions Committee. As one of the most prestigious integrated academic competitions in the US. Consisting of Qualifying Stages, Regional Finals, and a Divisional Championships, competing students have a chance to put their science knowledge to use against other students in their respective age divisions in an engaging quiz tournament setting. Featuring fun, multidisciplinary challenges, and education activities backed by cutting-edge research, International Science Bee has been increasingly popular around the world, attracting over 50,000 students from more than 50 countries to take part every year.

The mission of the International Science Bee is to reward academic achievement by bringing innovative, stimulating, fair, and intellectually competitive opportunities to students worldwide. The Committee firmly believes that academic competitions play a unique role in education by encouraging students to explore new areas of knowledge while rewarding achievement in the classroom. Academic competitions not only help students gain self-confidence, make new friends, enhance memory, and give students an edge on future college applications, but most importantly, ignite a passion for lifelong learning! We would like to offer this unique opportunity to children around the world!

Questions may cover any discipline in the field of science including, but not limited to, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, earth science, astronomy, computer science, non-computational mathematics, and the history of science.

Hosting countries and regions

International Science Bee provides a platform for science lovers from around the world to showcase their talents, attracting over 50,000 students from thousands of schools in over 50 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania each year!

Advancements

Qualifier Round
Qualifier Round
  • Date: 11th December, 2022 (Sunday) 14:00-14:20pm
  • Location: Online
  • Language:
    • Elementary & Middle School: English or Chinese
    • Junior Varsity & Varsity: English

    *English National Round accept qualifiers from English Qualifier Round only. Chinese National Round accept qualifiers from Chinese Qualifier Round only. Participants are not allowed to exchange participating language. Only English National Round qualifiers are eligible for World Championship.

  • Rules: All exams consist of 50 multiple-choice questions, and students have 20 minutes to take each exam. Each correct answer will receive 2 points. An incorrect answer will receive -1 points, and an answer left blank receives zero points.
  • Division: Students should register for the following divisions according to their age.
    • Elementary Division: 12 years old or below (born on or after September 1, 2010)
    • Middle School Division: 12-14 years old (born between September 1, 2008, and August 31, 2010)
    • Junior Varsity Division: 14-16 years old (born between September 1, 2006, and August 31, 2008)
    • Varsity Division: 16 years old or above (born on or before August 31, 2006)
  • Awards:
    • All students who qualify for advancement will receive a qualifier e-certificate.
    • All participating students will receive a participation e-certificate.
  • Standards: Qualifying scores will be determined by the results of all students who take the exam. Qualified students can compete in the Regional Finals. (Elementary: 50+, Middle School: 50+, Junior Varsity: 50+, Varsity: 60+)
  • Academic Guidance: Provide some questions (for reference only)
National Round

Qualified students from the Qualifier Round will be invited to participate in the National Round!

National Round
  • Date: March, 2023
  • Location: Shanghai / Online
  • Language:
    • Elementary & Middle School: English or Chinese
    • Junior Varsity & Varsity: English

    *English National Round accept qualifiers from English Qualifier Round only. Chinese National Round accept qualifiers from Chinese Qualier Round only. Participants are not allowed to exchange participating language. Only English National Round qualifiers are eligible for World Championship.

  • Rules:
    • All National Round are buzzer-based competitions. In each Regional Final, there will be 3 or 4 preliminary rounds, and 1 final round. There are 30 tossup questions per round for Varsity and Junior Varsity divisions and 25 questions for Middle School and Elementary divisions.
    • Up to 10 students compete together in a room at any given time. One point is scored for each correct response; only one student can score per question. Once a student has rung in with an incorrect response, they cannot ring in again on that question. 3 incorrect answers kill the question. If a student is the third one to answer incorrectly before the end of the question, they score -1; otherwise, students do not lose points for an incorrect response (the first or second incorrect response, and the third incorrect response if the question has been read to completion do not incur a loss of a point).
    • When a student reaches 8 points they are finished for the round, but they will receive up to 7 bonus points based on how quickly they finished the round.
  • Awards: Each division will be awarded separately.
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
    • Approximately the top 50% in each age division will receive a qualifier e-certificate.
    • All participating students will receive a participation e-certificate.
  • Standards: All students play in 3 preliminary rounds. The top students in each age division make the finals. Approximately the top 50% in each age division will qualify for the Championships.
  • Academic Guidance: Provide some English questions (for reference only)

地理探索之旅

如何更好地准备比赛

1. IGB 地理知识竞答挑战 Quiz Bowl

Quiz Bee/Bowl 的学习方式源于美国,是一种通过抢答和回答问题来进行的学术活动,因其刺激的抢答方式,及鼓励自主探究的学习方式,受到了全球中小学生的喜爱! IGB 世界地理学术竞答挑战考核形式为个人抢答积分赛,学生在听到题目后通过抢答器进行抢答,答对得分。该挑战分为三轮预赛及一轮冠军赛,所有报名同学将参与三轮预赛,预赛中的优胜者有资格参与冠军赛。
技能:在压力环境下快速调动知识储备的能力。
* 组委会将提供学术材料
** 该挑战中各组别英文场得分前 50% 晋级全球轮

2. 世界地理长廊 World Georgraphy Fair

从大气、水、岩石、土壤、森林湖泊,到神奇壮丽的地貌风景,再到国家分布、地形分布,地理文化就在我们身边的每个角落。“世界地理长廊”环节鼓励参与者发挥创造力,选取自己最感兴趣、印象深刻的地理现象,采用手工 DIY、影像、数字化展示等形式,展示地理与艺术!每一份作品背后,都将传递大自然的鬼斧神工,告诉我们地理有多酷!
技能:创造力、演讲能力、研究能力

3. 地理科学馆 Mini Museum

研究天体宇宙,发现浩瀚星空,引领我们探索未知与可能;了解地球与生物,发现历史变迁,警示我们保护大自然!“地理科学馆”环节鼓励参与者走进地理科学,发现地理科学背后的“价值”,并通过多媒体展示等形式,将地理科学的魅力传递给更多人!
技能:创造力、演讲能力、研究能力
*IGB 全国赛的参与选手将在世界地理长廊与地理科学馆两个项目中选择其一参与。

4. 世界地理剧场 Geography Drama

当地理不再是枯燥的文字,而是生动的表演,亦或是朗朗上口的音乐,你的脑海中会浮现什么?“世界地理剧场”提供给“戏精 + 地理达人”表演舞台,通过多人合作,共同完成一项地理话题展示,将地理变得更有趣,更生动!地理达人舞台秀,请就位!
技能:创新力、团队协作

5. 寻宝活动 Scavenger Hunt

想象自己是加勒比的 Jack Sparrow 船长,终会找到金矿;想象自己是新世界的海贼王,终有一天在大海中自由徜徉。那么,你是否想像得到自己手持“密钥”,通向地理寻宝的终极之旅?“寻宝活动”将设置刺激有趣的通关关卡及谜题,地理达人们将凭借自己的地理知识储备,团队智慧与勇气,过五关斩六将,奋力达到目的地,成功寻宝!
技能:团队协作

6. “同一个世界”团队挑战 One world

“同一个世界”挑战中,无数份“碎片”将在主人的带领下,找到“归宿”,拼成一副完整且有意义的作品。每位参与者将是每份“碎片”的主人,我们希望你熟悉它,了解它,带领每一个碎片找到属于自己的位置。挑战过程中,大家将体验到从碎片化学习到系统性学习的奥秘,帮助大家在有趣的活动中提高学科知识的同时,搭建系统学习体系!“同一个世界”等你来挑战!
技能:团队协作

 

Registration Details

Fee

Includes the exam, grading, proctor fee, past-papers, certificates.(ASDAN doesn't provide any trainings)

Deadline

Qualifier Round: 6th December, 2022

FAQ

1. 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.

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