Register your Class for the Free Big Live Nature Quiz Kids and Win a Sailing Trip 

On the 2nd of November 2023 (8:30-9:15 AM AST) DCNA will be hosting its online free Big Live Nature Quiz Kids edition on Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Maarten, and Sint Eustatius.

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Teachers can register the team(s) for the quiz below:

Quiz details

When will the Quiz take place?

  • Friday 1st of November 2024
  • 8:30-9:15 AM (AST)
  • Optional for teachers: join Dry run on Thursday 24th of October 2024 (2:00-3:00 pm)

Who can join the Quiz?

  • For kids living on Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St Eustatius and St Maarten
  • Primary School grades 5 and 6 (groep 7 en 8” in the Dutch school system)
  • Language: English (with Dutch, Papiamentu/0 subtitles)
  • Teams: Kids can join alone or form a team with max. 4 classmates.
  • A class/school can have as many teams joining as they want. 
  • Registration required- 1 online registration per team (use form above)

What do I need to participate?

  1. Registration is required (use form above)
  2. Per classroom: 1 computer to open zoom
  3. Per classroom: 1 screen to broadcast the quiz in zoom
  4. Per classroom: speakers
  5. Per Team: 1 smartphone/tablet/laptop to send in the team answers
  6. internet connection

See also a instruction sheet for teachers here.

How can I enter the Quiz?

You can enter the quiz on the 26th of October (dry run) and 2th of November (Big Live Nature Quiz-Kids) 1 hour before it starts:

  • Online  via Zoom:
    • Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Statia, St. Maarten- English/Dutch/Papiamentu: Link will follow later
    • Aruba- English/Dutch/Papiamento: Link will follow later

How can I send my (team)answer?

On the day of the quiz, go on your smartphone/tablet or laptop to www.menti.com and fill in your team name (+ island) and code. Make sure to use the same name as registered online. The code will be given in the beginning of the Quiz. One smartphone/tablet or laptop per team is needed to send in your answers.

What type of questions will there be?

Multi choice trivia questions based on information in DCNA’s 2024 edition of magazine BioNews Kids:

(Links will be included when finalized)

Participating schools will receive hardcopies before the Quiz. 

What is the best way to prepare for the Quiz?

It is not required to prepare or study for this quiz.

However, questions are based on information in DCNA’s 2024 edition of magazine BioNews Kids and can be used to prepare:

(Links will be included when finalized)

Participating schools will receive hardcopies before the Quiz. 

Teachers can also join the dry run online to test their technical settings and have all other remaining questions answered on  Thursday 26th of October 2023 (2:00-3:o0 pm).

What prizes can I win?

The grand prize is a sailing and snorkel trip for the winning team and their teacher.

Questions?

On the 24th of October a helpline be will open from 1:o0-3:00 pm to assist you with all technical issues and questions.

On the 1st of November a helpline will be open from 7:30-9:30 am.

Helpline via WhatsApp or call (only available during dry run and quiz): +599 7852292

In the meanwhile, please do not hesitate to email research@DCNAnature.org

For Preparation check DCNA's BioNews Kids 3th edition

Questions about the quiz?

Contact DCNA

Funders & Supporters

Previous Big Live Nature Quiz editions