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Michael Smith Science Challenge

The Michael Smith Science Challenge is a national competition written by students in Grade 10 Science or lower. It emphasizes logical thinking, and covers material in the science curriculum common to all provinces. It is named in honour of UBC's Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Michael Smith, and is sponsored by the UBC faculty of Science and NSERC PromoScience. Prizes are awarded to the top students (and their teachers) in each province and nationally.

The official writing day is

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Online Registration is now open!

Contest Rules and Teacher's Instruction Guide

If you have any inquiries, please email: mschall@phas.ubc.ca

Prizes

Nationally: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100

Provincially: $100 for top student without a national prize, $50 for each student in a tie

Teachers: $50 for a teacher with a prize-winning student


Registration and Additional Information


Practice Exams

2013 Exam

2013 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2013

Top 25 percent for 2013

2012 Exam

2012 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2012

Top 25 percent for 2012

2011 Exam

2011 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2011

Top 25 percent for 2011

2010 Exam

2010 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2010

Top 25 percent for 2010

2009 Exam

2009 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2009

Top 25 percent for 2009

2008 Exam

2008 Exam Solutions/Analysis

Top writers for 2008

Top 25 percent for 2008

2007 Exam

2007 Exam Solutions

Top writers for 2007

Top 25 percent for 2007

2006 Exam

2006 Exam Solutions

Top writers for 2006

2005 Exam

2005 Exam Solutions

Top writers for 2005

2004 Exam

2004 Exam Solutions

Top writers for 2004

Other Materials


Contact Information

If you have any additional information that is not covered in the Teacher's Instruction guide, please e-mail us at mschall@phas.ubc.ca

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