Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge - World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

As part of the 2017 World Science Festival Brisbane from 22-26 March 2017, Brisbane City Council was proud to present Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge - an interactive, future-thinking challenge for Year 7 students.

The event was held live at The Courier-Mail Piazza, South Bank Parklands on Friday 24 March 2017 for over 500 students. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, renowned Australian TV personality and science communicator, welcomed participants to the program. 

The challenge is linked to the Australian Curriculum and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

Future BNE Challenge prizes

The challenge winners will be announced Monday 3 April 2017.

Major prize

Queensland Urban Utilities is sponsoring the Future BNE Challenge, providing the major prize. The school from the Brisbane City Council Local Government area that wins the competition will be supported to the value of $5000, for up to 10 Year 7 students and 2 teachers to attend the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference in Melbourne. They will present their winning Future BNE Challenge video on the conference main stage in front of students from all over Australia. Kids Teaching Kids is a student-led teaching and learning experience. 

Other prizes

Schools in Brisbane City Council Local Government area could also win one of six additional prizes for six categories with prizes for each category valued at $1000.

Prize terms and conditions

Read the terms, conditions and inclusions for the major prize and other prizes.

Experience more

Be sure to take advantage of the extra learning activities delivered on the day by Council’s engagement partners - Queensland Urban Utilities, Seqwater, Ocean Life Education and Nature Play Queensland.

More information

If you would like more information about the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge:

Keep your students busy before and after your session with the exciting World Science Festival Brisbane.

Photo gallery from Future BNE Challenge 2016

View photos in the embedded Flickr slideshow below from the Future BNE Challenge 2016. Alternatively, view photos in Flickr.

Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge 2016 - World Science Festival Brisbane

27 March 2017