2014 Young Scientist Film Awards
COBIS is delighted to announce the winners and runners up of the COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards. This year's Awards have been the most popular yet with a record 80 films submitted by 34 COBIS schools worldwide and almost 500 COBIS students involved. We are delighted that so many COBIS students have taken part in this competition and our thanks to all staff who have given their time to help create these fantastic films.
The nominations were selected by COBIS CEO Colin Bell and a judging panel of 14 scientists from the National Physical Laboratory(NPL), our generous partners for the COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards. Our thanks to all judges who had the difficult task of shortlisting the nominations from so many great films, the scientific and creative quality of which they felt was incredibly high.
Click here to see the full list of nominations. Please click on the name of the film in order to link through to the COBIS YouTube channel where all these films have been kindly hosted by the NPL.
COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards: Winners
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Best Biology (all ages)
Winner (joint): British School in The Netherlands Leidschenveen - How Smallpox Was Wiped Out
Winner (joint): Sir James Henderson British School of Milan - Boys and Girls
Runner Up: British International School of Stavanger - The Growth of Yeast
Best Chemistry (all ages)
Winner: British School in The Netherlands Voorschoten - Dissolving a Body 101
Runner Up: Haileybury Almaty - Chemical Reactions
Best Scientific Theory Explanation (all ages)
Winner: King's College, The British School of Madrid - Surface Tension
Runner Up: The ABC International School - What is Oobleck?
Most Creative Key Stage 1-2
Winner: Prague British School - Hovering Around!
Runner Up: Rainbow International School - Elecric Circuits
Most Creative Key Stage 3-5
Winner: International School of Moscow - Volcanic Lightning
Runner Up: King's College, The British School of Alicante - Physics Car
Best International Collaboration
Winner: Byron College & Transylvania College - Rice Consciousness
Best Scientific Investigation
Winner: British International School of New York - An Innovative Idea
Runner Up: King's College, The British School of Madrid - Vanishing Water Trick
Best Overall Film Key Stage 1-2
Winner: Byron College - Spread the Word
Best Overall Film Key Stage 3
Winner: British International School of Stavanger - Does Sugar Affect Blood Pressure?
Best Overall Film Key Stage 4-5
Winner: The ABC International School - Electrolysis of Brine
Largest Student Engagement
Winner: Brighton College Abu Dhabi - Electric Power
The map below shows where the 34 schools who submitted entries for the COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards are located in the world.
COBIS would like to thank all students and staff who participated in the COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards and who have helped to make this year's Awards the best supported yet. COBIS would also like to thank our generous partners, the NPL, for coordinating the Awards and selecting the nominations and our winners and runners up. Finally, many thanks to our valued supporting members who have provided prizes for our worthy winners and runners up - Twig World, Mindsets (UK), TTS Group and CLWB.