The BOX – in the finals
ÍAV is now participating in the competition the BOX which is a implementation competition between college students.
Saturday November 3rd the finals will be held in University of Reykjavik. The main objective with this competition is to present and draw attention to technology, technology education and careers in the industry and doing the „work know“ high regards.
The competition has been held once before. University of Reykjavik, The federation of Icelandic industries and The federation of Icelandic students are the ones who are holding this competition.
Five students are in each team, the teams that are in the finals are the teams that got the most points in the qualifying round that was held few days ago. In the BOX the college students solve puzzles that tests there ingenuity, procedure and cooperation.
The competition will be held from 10:00 – 16:00, the final part of the competition, around 15:00, is most likely to be create the greatest excitement, then all the teams solve the last puzzles. The puzzles are located at several stations and the teams will go from one puzzle to the next.
Last year’s puzzles were for e.g.:
- ·To put together six cards so that it made a QR code, that can be scanned into smartphone and get a password to a computer game.
- ·To open a bottle of soda with a bulldozer.
- ·To design an education program to be used in school education.