Vanda Science

(For students residing in Malaysia only)

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Register Here: http://bit.ly/3pTLji8

Year Level: 3 to 11 (Primary 3 to Secondary 5)
Language(s): Bahasa, English & Chinese
๐‚๐Ž๐๐“๐„๐’๐“ ๐ƒ๐€๐“๐„: 20 April 2021, Tuesday @ Online
๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐‚๐‹๐Ž๐’๐ˆ๐๐†: 24-March!
Register here: http://bit.ly/3pTLji8

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How to Register?
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Step 1:
Make payment via Instant Bank Transfer to SMO TESTING SERVICES SDN BHD (MAYBANK 5122 2263 7004) RM90/candidate (Reference: Child Full Name+VANDA)

Step 2:
Fill up this Form & Upload Bank-in Slip here: http://bit.ly/3pTLji8

You will receive the Contest Pass & Instructions (with Username & Password) 3-5 days before Contest Day via Email.

๐—ก๐—ข๐—ง๐—˜: For SCHOOL Bulk Registration (RM75/pax): Download the Registration Form here


Vanda contests comprises of Vanda International Science Competition (Vanda Science) andย Vanda Science Global Finals (Vanda Finals) held annually around the globe. It is designed to focus on the studentโ€™s ability to think critically and creatively to pick out hidden information to aid them in solving the question.

It follows the Singapore School Science Syllabus with a focus on higher order thinking skills. This allows participants to do better compared to pure-Olympiad papers since they are familiar with most of the topics.

Science Questions in the competition have a strong foundation in scientific knowledge and methodology which include the development of reasoning and analytical skills, decision and problem solving skills, flexible to respond to different context and possessing an open and inquiring mind that is willing to explore new territories and learn new things which are aligned to the desired 21st century competencies.

Vanda Science and Vanda Finals are open to all Year 3 to Year 11 (Primary 3 to Secondary 5)ย Malaysian students.

Malaysian students who have wonย Gold/ Silver/ Bronzeย Award inย Vanda Science will be invited to join STEAM AHEAD 2021: Vanda Global Finals via Online platform with secured monitoring. Contest entry is available on a first come first served basis, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. In the event of Covid-19 situation not recovering, STEAM AHEAD 2021 will be conducted online.

Why Vanda Science?

Ignite Your Passion. Vanda ignites studentsโ€™ hidden passion for science! Vanda provides a range of interesting content in questions to spark their curiosity and encourages them to venture deeper into the world of science.

An Opportunity for All. Vanda exposes students to a Science Olympiad Competition that follows closely to their syllabus and their level of content learned. This gives them the confidence to take part in more challenging science competitions and start scoring A*s in Science.

Reaching Greater Heights. Vanda helps students to be comfortable with various science Olympiad papers in the right environment. Vanda wants students to utilize this experience to continue to take part in more challenging Science Olympiad Competitions in the future.

KPM Letter

Surat Penganjuran Program & Pertandingan di bawah SMO Education Group bagi Tahun 2021

Date

Vanda Science: 20 April 2021
*Registration Closing: 24 March 2021

STEAM AHEAD 2021-Vanda Finals: 4-5 December 2021 @ Online

Format

25 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Section Questions Correct Answer Wrong Answer No Answer
A 1-10 +2 points -1 point 0 point
B 11-20 +3 points 0 point 0 point
Application Question 21-23 +3 points 0 point 0 point
Application Question 24-25 +4 points 0 point 0 point

Total: 77 points (To avoid negative scores, each student will begin with 10 points)

Language(s): English

Duration: 90-minute

*Only Scientific Calculators are permitted.

Syllabus Contentย (Pri 3 – Sec 2)ย <– Click to download

Syllabus Content (Sec 3 & 4/5) <–ย Click to download

Sampleย Questions

Awards

Theย top 40%ย of the participants will receive an award certificate and a medal.

^Perfect Score Full marks
^Gold Award Top 8%
Silver Award Next 12%
Bronze Award Next 20%
Honourable Mention Next 10%
Certificate of Participation Next 50%

^qualifies as a significant award for International Junior Honor Society (IJHS)

HOW TO REGISTER?

VANDA Science 2021 – Registration CLOSING: 24-March!

For Individual Registration:

Step 1:
Make payment via Instant Bank Transfer to SMO TESTING SERVICES SDN BHD (MAYBANK 5122 2263 7004) RM90/candidate (Reference: Child Full Name+VANDA)

Step 2:
Fill up this Form & Upload Bank-in Slip here: http://bit.ly/3pTLji8

You will receive the Contest Pass & Instructions (with Username & Password) 3-5 days before Contest Day via Email.


For SCHOOL Bulk Registration (RM75/pax): Download the Registration Form here

All participating schools MUST have at least 10 students taking part.

All participants MUST register according to CURRENT Year Level in school.

IMPORTANT!!! VANDA Science Registrations submitted without meeting minimum requirements will be automatically voided/ disqualified and no refund will be entertained.

More info will be available at our facebook (fb.me/smoMalaysia).

Those who missed the lessons will get a Recording of the classes.