Geospatial Information Competition - please promote to your children

September 30, 2018

SSSI encourages our Members to promote this outstanding initiative, see: www.geospatialscience.com.au/competition

Presented by the SSSI and Destination Spatial Queensland, this competition emphasises the importance of geospatial science in an increasingly complex and exciting world at our high schools.

PARENTS - please let your children and your children's school know about this competition and encourage entry.

ALL - if you would like to mentor school groups in the competition or showcase the spatial industry to your local school, please contact competition organisers via competition@geospatialscience.com.au

To be inspired please view this video:


It’s time for your school to go geospatial

Presented by the Surveying & Spatial Science Institute and Destination Spatial Queensland, this competition emphasises the importance of geospatial science in an increasingly complex and exciting world. Teachers and students will be supplied with supporting materials to ensure effective engagement with their classroom subjects.

For students

The Geospatial Information Competition is a chance for students from grade 7 through 10 to get to grips with how geospatial science works, what it can tell us about our communities, and ways that it can help us solve real world problems.

It’s also a chance to have a lot of fun playing with cool technology – and to win an impressive prize…

  • First prize: $1000 cash, plus airfares and accommodation for each entrant and the group’s supervising teacher at the Locate 2019 Conference in Melbourne

  • Second prize: $500 cash

  • Merit prizes may also be awarded for attributes such as creativity, innovation, communication and effort

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For teachers

In completing their project, students can align their entry with the geography, science, mathematics and technology curricula.

To receive an initial information pack with everything you need to present this creative and engaging project to your students, email competition@geospatialscience.com.au.

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How to enter

Register your interest using the competition entry form at www.geospatialscience.com.au/competition.  You will then be provided with detailed submission guidelines. Entries are due Friday, 14 December 2018. Good luck!

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