The National Science Challenge is an annual event participated by KYS students from Form 1 to Form 4

Ziarah Kasih Pengerusi Lembaga Pengelola bersama Pihak Pengurusan KYS (12 October 2021)

The National Science Challenge is an annual event participated by KYS students from Form 1 to Form 4

The competition is divided into four stages. In the preliminary stage, the students are given a quiz which tests their scientific knowledge in Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Two of our school teams managed to secure places at the state level which is the second stage of the competition. At the state level, students were given two tasks; slides presentations in any Science Field and video creation based on ‘Caring For Nature Through Science’.

The team represented by

1. Athena Siow

2. Aariz Salimee bin Ilhan Salimee

3. Gaurakishor A/L Puvanasvaran

Made it to the semi-finals. Based on the theme ‘Agriculture and Environment’, the students had to generate an idea or create a prototype. They went through weekend workshops which were conducted by lecturers from various fields. The team was mentored by Dr Zaid bin Omar, a specialist in Electrical Engineering from UTM Skudai. He supported and guided the team thoroughly from the industrial perspective.

Twenty teams all over Malaysia competed in the semi-finals and gladly KYS ranked amongst the top 5 for the grand final. Individual and team quizzes were conducted apart from the video presentation. This year, a new slot was added known as “Lightning Session” where the students were given 1 minute and 30 seconds to answer random scientific questions. This session tests students’ basic knowledge and teamwork. The competition ended with Q&A sessions on the prototype video where the team confidently presented their project to the judges. KYS won the grand prize as they accumulated the highest marks. Each of them received RM6000, a laptop, and the ‘Prime Minister Trophy’.

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