Territory Young Scientist Categories
- Teacher directed
- Students complete a practical investigation where the variables are chosen by the teacher and an investigation of an effect is conducted OR Students complete a practical investigation where the topic is directed by the teacher and the variables are chosen by the student and an investigation of an effect is conducted.
- Student directed
- Students complete a practical investigation where variables are altered and an investigation of an effect is conducted. The topic is independently chosen by the student and has a real world application.
- Non multimedia
- Students create a visually stimulating poster on a scientist or conveys a scientific principle, concepts or issue
- Students make a labelled model that explain a scientific principle, issue or concept
- Scientific Writing
- Students using written word convey a scientific principle, idea, issue or concept. This can be done in various forms including a report, a storybook, a poem or an essay
Innovations and Inventions
- Students build a physical device that demonstrates a scientific principle, solves a problem or provides a different approach to a problem. It should be a moving/working device and not static.
- Students create a bug using entirely recycled materials and explain its habitat and behaviour.
- Student create an artifact (written piece, video, model or poster) that conveys the Be Crocwise message
STEM in the NT - My STEM Project
- Students submit a reflection on a STEM Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) project they have completed at school