Young Technology Tournament
Wed 15th March 2017 at 08.00 - 16.15
To be held at SRUFC. Teams in three age groups are set an engineering task
Scarborough Rotary Technology Tournament Wednesday 15th March 2017
Scarborough Rotary Club is pleased to announce that the RIBI Technology Tournament competition for young people has been accredited by the British Science Association to the CREST Discovery Awards. Over the past years this has been one of the most popular days out for the students of the Scarborough Rotary 1040 District.
ONE DAY EVENT – NO PRE-PREPARATION REQUIRED BY TEACHING STAFF
Teams of Four, each school may enter a team of four students into each of the three age categories of:
Foundation: Team of 4 12-14 years key stage 3
Intermediate: Team of 4 14-16 years key stage 4
Advanced: Team of 16 years key stage 5:
The object of the tournament is to give students an unseen Design and Technology problem to be completed in a fixed time. The task also conforms to the national curriculum. The problem-solving environment enables students to develop their team building and communication skills. Also the technology tournament is eligible for the Engineering Crest award
Technology Tournaments held annually is a day out for teams of four students with an interest in engineering, design, technology and science, to design and build a solution to an unseen technical task within a specific time frame. The teams need to have good communication skills, be well organised and able to show the stages of development of their task solution in a design portfolio. Each team’s solution as a working model is competitively tested and assessed by a team of judges. Recognition is given to the winning teams in each of three age categories.