Kwantlen Science Challenge

Save the date! November 30, 2024 | KPU Richmond

The Kwantlen Science Challenge (KSC) is an exciting day-long event designed for high school students. Teams of Senior (grades 11/12) and Junior (grades 8/9/10) students participate in practical laboratory activities across various scientific disciplines. Here are the key details:

  • Team Composition:
    • Each team comprises five (5) students, with the option for up to two (2) substitutes.
    • Registration is limited to 30 senior teams and 25 junior teams.
    • Schools can register one senior team and one junior team on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • All team members must submit a signed photo waiver form, available on the registration page.
  • Challenges:
    • Participants engage in five one-hour-long laboratory activities covering the following subjects: Biology Chemistry, Engineering Design, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Sustainable Agriculture.
    • These challenges are both educational and entertaining, providing an opportunity to apply scientific concepts and problem-solving skills.
  • Preparation:
    • Before the event, carefully review the instructions provided on the challenges page.
    • Familiarize yourself with the specific requirements for each activity.
  • Exploration:
    • Compete with other schools and explore Kwantlen’s excellent facilities.
    • Immerse yourself in hands-on lab work and discover the world of science.
  • Logistics:
    • The event is free to attend.
    • Please bring your own lunch, as the campus Tim Horton’s will be closed on the day of the event.
  • Join us for a day of scientific discovery, teamwork, and fun at the Kwantlen Science Challenge!