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 2017 official writing day is
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
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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
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