## **“Series in the application of Mathematics – Astronomy”**

- To allow students to explore how Mathematics can be applied in understanding and explaining astronomy.
- To make students begin to understand how inter-disciplinary research is carried out.

## Category A

Express Stream (local): Secondary 1 and 2 students; Normal Stream (local): Secondary 1, 2 and 3 students; International schools: Grade 6-8 (or equivalence)

First Prize: | Aristarchus Benjamin Cheong Chee Hou Hwa Chong Institution (High School) |

Second Prize: | How Greek Astronomers calculated celestial distances Amy Kuan Ling Hui CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School |

Third Prize: | What is the speed that Earth moves around the Sun? Seet Seow Hwee, Tan Yingxin Casmine, Tang Shu Yi Sarah Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary) |

## Category B

Express Stream (local): Secondary 3 and 4 students; Normal Stream (local): Secondary 4 and 5 students; International schools: Grade 9-10 (or equivalence)

First Prize: | The Chinese Calendar In Play Lam Hong Phuc, Ve Lu Anh Phuong Victoria Junior College |

Second Prize: | The Ellipse and the Kelper’s 3 Laws of Planentary Motion Cheok Wei Wen Evan Victoria Junior College |

Third Prize: | Intergalactic Gravity Ng Ying Qi, Tan Li Hong, Yap Nian Fang Melody Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary) |

## Category C

Junior college (local): JC 1 and 2 students; IP schools (local): Year 5 and 6 students; International schools: Grade 11-12 (or equivalence)

First Prize: | Hunting for the proof from THE BOOK – two millennia before Erdös Loh Lay Kuan, Lee Eun Kyung NUS High School of Mathematics and Science |

Second Prize: | Astronomy – a mathematical journey Shubhendra Agrawal, Ankush Aggarwal Saint Andrew Junior College |

Third Prize: | Prediction of Solar Flare Chiang Yuan Bo, Dai Fei Victoria Junior College |