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Chinese Taipei Biology Olympiad Committee

1999

The logo of Chinese Taipei Biology Olympiad Committee is a plant called Gentiana arisanensis Hayata. Gentiana arisanensis Hayata is originally from Taiwan, and it grows in the high mountains. Scientific Name: Gentiana arisanensis Hayata Family Name: Gentianaceae Generic Name: Gentiana Description: Originating in Taiwan Alishan Mountain. It's a perennial herb, 3-5 cm high, leaves ovate. Flowering from May to August, corolla purple, five split, during the flowering season, the plant can grow up to 13 cm high.





http://www.ctbo.org.tw/

Chinese (Taiwan)

The Initial round, Second round, Semi-finals and final exam are held in December,February and April respectively every year. It will be announced by the website of NBO and official documents will be issued to every senior high school. And schools will make official announcements to solist for students to join the NBO. 

Chinese Taipei Biology Olympiad Committee: Categorized into five groups of 20 professors in total according to content of questions: (A) Cytology (B) Zoology (C) Botany (D) Genetics (E) Ecology. Three rounds of tests.

Four rounds of tests:Initial round(about 4000 students), Second round (about 200 students), Semi-finals (about 40 students), and final exam (about 8 students)

Initial round is on December; Second round is on January of next year; Semi-finals and final exam

both are on April of next year.

Each round will have theoretical question test; beside, there will be practical test on Semi-finals and final exam.

Chinese Taipei Biology Olympiad Committee: Categorized into five groups of 20 professors in total according to content of questions: (A) Cytology (B) Zoology (C) Botany (D) Genetics (E) Ecology. There are  4 rounds of tests.

1.Initial rounds (theoretical): multi-choices

  Location: regional senior high schools

2.Second round (theoretical): single and multi-choices,

fill-in-the-blank question.

  Location: Taipei city and Kaohsiung city

3.Semi-finals( First Selection camp):multiple choices、short-answer

question、practical.

  Location: NSYSU

4. Final exam:Including practical, theoretical and oral test.

   Location:NSYSU


Curriculum: 1.Training for Theoretical Test:

This curriculum that is held in NTU and NSYSU is divided into 5 domains and is planned and conducted separately by our professor-team.

2.Training for Practical Test:

The experiments are designed by the professors and conducted in the laboratories in NTU and NSYSU under the supervision of the professors and assistance of the TAs. The training is about 14 day.

1.High school textbooks

2.Campbell

3.Tests (former IBO’s and NBO’s)

The awards of winning in IBO competitions:

Gold medalist: NT$200,000

Silver medalist: NT$100,000

Bronze medalist: NT$50,000

The awards for NBO get entrance for the universities according to the student’s well.

The plublic news relation of Ministry of Education will send release to media on the day the students winning the competition.

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education support in money, overall planning of other Olympiad, awarding ceremony, award giving, recommendation and admission to colleges.

1, Local high school student

2. Former National champions are not allowed to participate any NBO tests.

Jiin-Tsuey Chen Ph.D.

Department of Biological Sciences National Sun Yat-sen University 70 Lien-hai Rd. Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan ROC

tusya@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Jiin-Tsuey Chen Ph.D. Department of Biological Sciences National Sun Yat-sen University 70 Lien-hai Rd. Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan ROC Tel: 886-7-5253621 Fax: 886-7-525-3621 E-mail: david@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

The number of local senior high school students is about 750,000 and about 6,000 students participate in the NBO every year. As a result, 0.8% of students participated in the NBO over the years.

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