A science initiative for the gifted and talented

The Department of Curriculum Management in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Malta organised the second edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad. The event targeted gifted and talented Form 5 science students.

Girls top Malta Junior Science Olympiad awards

The team comprising Nicole Ana Sammut, Mariah Borg and Alessia Amoroso from St Thomas More College Secondary School St Lucia, won the Malta Junior Science Olympiad trophy during the Awards ceremony held on Thursday 26th November at St Ignatius College Secondary School Ħandaq.  St Michael Foundation placed second while the team from St Theresa College Secondary School Mrieħel placed third.

The second edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad was organised by the Department of Curriculum Management in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Malta.

The awards sponsored by European Commission Representation in Malta were presented by Ms Diane Spiteri (Acting Head EC-Rep. Malta) and Mr Gaetano Bugeja (Director – Department of Curriculum Management).

  • Biology – Different forms of Life (Plant Classification), conditions supporting life, response of plants to biotic factors, feeding relationships, plants as producers.
  • Chemistry – Pollution, Redox reactions, Qualitative Analysis, Rates of reaction
  • Physics – Nature of Waves

Winners

1
St Thomas More College, Girls Secondary School, St Lucia
2
St Michael Foundation
3
St Theresa College, Girls Secondary School Mriehel

Each student in the first 3 winning teams was awarded an eBook Reader sponsored by the European Commission. The school of the winning team received the Science Olympiad trophy. A certificate of participation was presented to all participants. The winning teams were announced during the Awards Ceremony held at St Ignatius College, Girls Secondary School, Handaq, on Thursday 26th November 2015.

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