International astronomy Olympiad

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Exam

Category:Science

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The International Astronomy Olympiad is a scientific-educating event for students of the junior high school classes - 14-18 years old, which includes an intellectual competition between these students. The style of the problems is aimed at developing the imagination, creativity and independent thinking.

The Olympiad is carried out in the spirit of friendship, tolerance, where the competition is a stimulus for showing the participants' capabilities but contacts, exchange of ideas and collaboration between students, teachers and scientists from various countries have a primary importance. It should be emphasized that the competition at the International Astronomy Olympiad is the central but not the most important part of the programme, in other words the competition with its points, places and Diploma is only a tool but not the purpose of the Olympiad, and the Olympiad is not "selection of the best students" and not "examinations".

IAO takes place each year in the first two months of the astronomical autumn (i.e. September 22 - November 22) in either an observatory, a scientific research centre (town) or at an institute of the participating countries. IAO is organized by the Authorized National Representative (Astronomical) Organization (ANRAO) of the organizing country.

Each member of the team sits an examination to test their skills in astronomical topics.

The exams are scored based on the number of correct responses to the olympiad questions.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.issp.ac.ru/iao/2017/

Managing Organization: International Astronomy Olympiad

Contact:
Michael Gavrilov
gavrilov@issp.ac.ru
+ 7-(496-52)-28-160

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The International Astronomy Olympiad is a scientific-educating event for students of the junior high school classes - 14-18 years old, which includes an intellectual competition between these students. The style of the problems is aimed at developing the imagination, creativity and independent thinking.

The Olympiad is carried out in the spirit of friendship, tolerance, where the competition is a stimulus for showing the participants' capabilities but contacts, exchange of ideas and collaboration between students, teachers and scientists from various countries have a primary importance. It should be emphasized that the competition at the International Astronomy Olympiad is the central but not the most important part of the programme, in other words the competition with its points, places and Diploma is only a tool but not the purpose of the Olympiad, and the Olympiad is not "selection of the best students" and not "examinations".

IAO takes place each year in the first two months of the astronomical autumn (i.e. September 22 - November 22) in either an observatory, a scientific research centre (town) or at an institute of the participating countries. IAO is organized by the Authorized National Representative (Astronomical) Organization (ANRAO) of the organizing country.

Process

Each member of the team sits an examination to test their skills in astronomical topics.

Criteria

The exams are scored based on the number of correct responses to the olympiad questions.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.issp.ac.ru/iao/2017/

Managing Organization: International Astronomy Olympiad

Contact:
Michael Gavrilov
gavrilov@issp.ac.ru
+ 7-(496-52)-28-160

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.