Are your students in years 7-10? They’re eligible to enter the prestigious science writing competition, UNSW’s Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!
What is this competition all about?
The UNSW Bragg Student Prize is a science writing competition designed to encourage and celebrate the next generation of science writers, researchers and leaders.
The science writing competition offers high school students the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and interest in writing to this year’s theme ‘The Big Ideas Saving the Planet’. It offers great practice for research, creative thinking and essay writing, and gives students the chance to combine what they’ve learnt across several different humanities and STEM-based subjects.
Hear from a year 10 student about her experience HERE.
Who is it for?
The science writing competition is open to all students in Years 7–10. It is designed to be used as a classroom or extra-curricular activity in any of the following areas:
What are the competition dates?
The competition runs from 27 April 2020 to 28 August 2020.
Win a book pack for your school!
We’re giving away a book prize pack to both the regional and city school with the most entries. Simply enter as many students from your school as you can for the chance to win a pack including each of the below books.
- Cosmic Chronicles by Fred Watson (RRP AU$32.99)
- Dr Space Junk vs The Universe by Alice Gorman (RRP AU$29.99)
- Feeding the Birds at Your Table by Darryl Jones (RRP AU$24.99)
- The Best Australian Science Writing 2019 edited by Bianca Nogrady (RRP AU$29.99)
Want to know more? Check out these frequently asked questions or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Author: Eliza Brockwell
Eliza is passionate about creating content that encourages diversity of representation in STEM.