Competition

Online Challenge

The Future Science Online Challenge is a project-based creative design program for young people aged10-17. The participating team will need to focus on the specific theme and devise the solution through software programming and hardware construction. The solution will be a demonstration project and a poster with topics including research, design-thinking process, construction scheme, and outcome summary. Participants will have the opportunity to get involved in hands-on practice and showcase their projects.
The competition will be conducted in different phases, which include a local, GCC Level, and a Final competition, all of which will be conducted online keeping in line with the existing Covid-19 protocols.

AIOT CHALLENGE

GCC ONLINE AIOT

AIOT FINALS

AIOT Online Challenge

  • Multiple-dimensional assessment help students to get comprehensive development.
  • STEAM reports give participants a clear picture of their strengths and space to improve.
  • Lower entry level and less cost for participation, no travel expense.
  • Easy to organize students to join compared with physical events.
  • More open with hardware
  • Project based learning could be perfectly integrated into online courses/distance learning.
  • Innovative projects will get recognized.

2021 AIOT Online Competition

The Future Science Online Challenge is a project-based creative design program for young people  aged 10-17. The participating team will need to focus on the specific theme and devise the solution through software programming and hardware construction. The solution will be a demonstration project and a poster with topics including research, design-thinking process, construction scheme, and outcome summary. Participants will have the opportunity to get involved in hands-on practice and showcase their projects.  The AIOT challenge will be launched in August 2021 with the welcoming of AI & IoT projects from gifted students in the Gulf Area. The Competition will be held in the month of November 2021 after which the projects will be assessed based on many criteria. The requirements are as below:

9TH SEPTEMBER  2021

GCC AIOT CHALLENGE LAUNCH 

18TH NOVEMBER 2021

GCC AIOT CHALLENGE FINALS

NOTE: Contestants shall participate in teams. Each team is composed of 1 or 2 members and instructed by 1 or 2 mentors. Mentors must be over 18 years old. Students aged 10 to 17 (inclusive) can participate in the competition. The date of birth of the contestants should be between 2004.1.1 – 2012.1.1

Age

10-17  (2004.1.1 – 2012.1.1)

Team

1-2 STUDENT(S) & 1-2 MENTOR(S)

Software

ANY CODING PLATFORM

Hardware

ANY OPEN SOURCE

Requirement

eg:(MBLOCK 5)

Competition Theme

The theme for the competition will be SMART FUTURE with diverse categories such as energy, healthcare, smart homes, smart cities and more.

Competition Process

The Virtual Launch of the competition will be on 9th September 2021 followed by project submission and assessment and Virtual Award Ceremony on 18th November 2021.

Competition Theme

Topic Research

• Focus on the theme
• Explore real-world issue
• Understand the problem and existing solutions

Project Design

• Prepare the equipment
• Generate possible solutions
• Select a creative and workable solution

Project Construction

• Program and build up the structure
• Test and improve the project
• Take records

Poster Design

• Make a summery
• Design the poster
• Do reflection and self-evaluation

Online Submission

• Collect materials including images, videos, description, poster and personal info
• Submit online

What is Required?

The participating team should use any open software supporting AI along with any hardware compatible with the chosen software. The teams should have one or two mentors to support and guide them throughout the project for the detailed execution of the same

AIOT Challenge Awards

  • Best Designer Award
  • Best Innovator Award
  • Best Engineer Award
  • Best Presenter Award

The awards are given according to the corresponding dimension ranking in the sequence of Best Designer, Best Innovator, Best Engineer and Best Presenter.

In each competition, the top scoring team can win the ” Future Science Challenge Champion ” award (can be received together with one special award).

In addition, the competition specially sets up the following awards for schools or educational organizations that has active student participation.

This award is given to the mentor that organizes competition activities and leads the contestants to carry out a variety of in-depth investigations. Contestants have gained a lot from the learning, research and construction process. The award is comprehensively decided according to the number of contestants and award-winning projects instructed by the same The quota of this award is 3 mentors.

The award is comprehensively selected according to the number of contestants and award-winning projects provided by the same educational organization. The quota of this award is 3 excellent organizations.

The prize list for 2021 Future science Online Competition is as follows:

The Future Science Challenge winner will receive an e-certificate, one Champion Medal, and one CyberPi Go

 Each awarded mentor or organization will receive an e-certificate and one mBot2 Explorer Kit.

Each special awarded winner will receive an e-certificate.

The contestants who have not won any awards will acquire a certificate of participation