WHAT IS STEM Olympiad?

 

STEM is an acronym of Science, Technology, Engineering and MathematicsPremier Genie will be organizing a STEM Olympiad for Grade 4 to 9 students across various schools in Dubai. STEM Olympiad is a one day event, where the best and brightest minds across various schools in Dubai come together to collaborate, contribute and create a unique solution to a real world challenge.

 

STEM OLYMPIAD CATEGORIES

 

There will be three events

 
  • STEM Olympiad Junior for Grade 4 and 5
  • STEM Olympiad Intermediate for Grade 6 and 7.
  • STEM Olympiad Senior for Grade 8 and 9.

 

STEM OLYMPIAD PROGRAM

 

Description and Timeline of various events are as follows. Below details are applicable for Junior, Intermediate and Senior Olympiad.

 
  • Preliminary Online Test
  • This test will be conducted in November where 12,000 students from 50 schools will take part. The top 1,000 students will be selected for the next event. The online test will challenge students on preliminary Math, Science, Vocabulary and General Knowledge. Sample test papers can be found in the important links section below.
  • Final Online Test
  • This event which be conducted in January. The top 1,000 students from the Preliminary Online Test will be challenged on advanced topics in STEM. These will be questions which students have not encountered previously and are expected to arrive at the answer. The top 100 students will proceed to the final round.
  • STEM Olympiad Main Event
  • The top 100 students have the opportunity to participate in STEM Olympiad Main Event. These students will be split into groups and have to come up with an innovative solution for a real world STEM challenge. This event will be conducted in the month of March.

 

STEM OLYMPIAD AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

Exciting prizes are up for grabs through this event.

 

  • The top student who has excelled in all three STEM Olympiad Programs will be provided a fully sponsored workshop with NASA.
  • The top three Individual students will be awarded medals (Gold, Silver and Bronze)
  • The top three teams will be provided with STEM kits and a voucher for a 2 Month STEM course in Premier Genie.
  • All participants of the STEM Olympiad Main Event will be given certificate of participation.

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

 

To register or express interests please visit:   Hackathon Registration Form. Please specify in the comment section - STEM Hackathon, school name, year group.

 

Junior Hackathon Link here

 

Intermediate Hackathon Link here

 

Senior Hackathon Link here