Denmark

„Biologiolympiade“

Denmark

Contact data

Country coordinator

Name:
Kirsten Wøldike

Hosting institution

Foreningen af Danske Biologer
Co. Kirsten Wøldike

Sevelskovbyvej 20
7830, Vinderup
Denmark


Structure

Appointing institution

Danish Biology Olympiad, Foreningen af Danske Biologer

Co. Kirsten Wøldike

www.biologiolympiade.dk

Organization & structure

Danish Biology Olympiad

4 Rounds: 1. November, 2. January, 3. April. 4. May

Host of the Final Round: University of Southern Denmark, SDU, Odense

Number of students in first round

2600 students

Tests

Round 1: Theoretical test in the schools (Multiple Choice and T/F) - by the NBO Steering Committee

Round 2: Semifinal (1 teoretical and 2 practicals) - University of Aarhus

Round 3: Final 1: 2 Practical tests - University of Southern Denmark

Round 4: Final 2: Theoretical test - NBO Steering Committee

Training

Training camps:

Finalists: 1 day at University of Copenhagen, 3 days at Mærsk McKinney Videncenter, 2 days by former IBO participants

Winners: 1 day at Technical University Denmark, 1 day at University of Copenhagen, 2 days training by members of the steering committee

Study materials

Campbell: Biology.

High school textbook.

Tests (former IBOs and NBOs)

Awards & prizes

None - except for Campbells Biology and a highschool textbook

Education

Type of students

Students of Danish high schools (STX and HTX)

School year

August - June

Biology hours/week

75 - 400 hours in all during the 3 years in high school

Public Relations

Promotion

Letters, e-mails, websites, leaflets, Facebook

Promotion contact

The NBO steering committee

Media coverage

Mostly local newspapers


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