International Basic Sciences Knowledge Contest

XIV International Basic Sciences Knowledge Contest

FIFA World Cup 2018

On the eve of the World Cup, which will be held in the summer of 2018 in Russia, all the subject Olympiads include tasks united by a common theme - the theme of football.

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Disciplines

Biology

The Biology Olympiad objectives are:

  • to develop students’ cognitive interests, intellectual and creative abilities in biological sciences;
  • to promote positive axiological attitude to nature, one’s own and others’ health;
  • to train the ability to use the acquired knowledge and skills in everyday life for treatment of plants and domestic animals, one’s own health care, and first aid provision;
  • to facilitate introduction to healthy lifestyle standards;
  • to promote abilities of using biological knowledge for explanation of natural processes and phenomena.
Geography

The Geography Olympiad objectives:

  • to developstudents’ cognitive interests, intellectual and creative abilities in geographical sciences;
  • to support independent learning about one’s native country in its variety and integrity; about the environment, methods of its preservation and rational management;
  • to promote love of one’s region and one’s country, to teach mutual understanding of other nations;
  • to introduce the students to ecological culture, to promote a positive attitude to the environment;
  • to develop an ability and readiness to use the knowledge and competencies of Geography in everyday life.
History

The History Olympiad objectives:

  • to develop students’ cognitive interests, intellectual and creative abilities in historical sciences;
  • to promote patriotism and respect for our native history and traditions, human rights and liberties;
  • to develop the ability to apply the acquired knowledge and views on historically formed systems of social standards and values in everyday life in order to participate in cultural interaction;
  • to facilitate the acquisition of methods of historical research and the ability to handle different sources of historical knowledge;
  • to contribute to the formation of value orientations in learning historically formed cultural, religious, and ethnic and national traditions.
Mathematics

The Mathematics Olympiad objectives:

  • to promote abilities for creativity in Mathematics;
  • to develop students’ spatial perception and intuition, their mathematical culture ;
  • to support treatment of mathematics as a part of universal culture;
  • to contribute to students’ intellectual development;
  • to promote the traits of character vital for life in today’s society, such as: vividness and accuracy of mind, critical thinking, intuition, logical thinking, elements of algorithmic culture, spatial perception, and an ability to overcome difficulties.
Physics

The Physics Olympiad objectives:

  • to master the knowledge of fundamental laws and principles of Physics underlying the modern physical worldview, of major discoveries in Physics which influenced the development of techniques and technologies, and of methods of scientific research of Nature;
  • to promote a conviction that laws of Nature are cognizable, that developments of Physics can be beneficial for the human civilization, that cooperation in handling tasks is necessary; to support respectful attitude to the opponent’s view in discussing scientific problems; to promote readiness for moral evaluation of the use of scientific developments, and responsibility for environment protection;
  • to apply the acquired knowledge and skills for dealing with practical everyday issues of rational management and environment protection.