Win a Collingwood STEM Cup Match Experience

Win a Collingwood STEM Cup Match Experience

Win a chance to attend a Collingwood Football Club match and gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of maths in sport. To be eligible students must participate in The Collingwood STEM Cup (access here), an online maths challenge based on the real-world career of Collingwood Football Club’s Capologist, Dominic Milesi.

Teachers are invited to join a free webinar with industry mentor, Nathan Holland, CISCO Internet of Things architect, who is featured on the Collingwood STEM Cup program (information below).

To win a Collingwood STEM Cup Match Experience:

  1. Students register & explore The Collingwood STEM Cup (access here) and then run the Capologist Field Trip before 2nd of July, 2018.
  2. Students select their “dream roster” for the 2018 season by assigning player salaries based on 2017 performance statistics.
  3. Goal: Select the best Collingwood team roster while keeping the team’s total salaries under the AFL salary cap.
  4. Results compared automatically to those of the real Collingwood Football Club Capologist, Dominic Milesim.
  5. Top students receive the Collingwood STEM Cup Match Experience.

Collingwood STEM Cup Match Experience:

  • Students will win tickets to attend the Collingwood Football Club match on the 21st July, 2018 at Melbourne Cricket Ground against North Melbourne.
  • Students will receive recognition at half-time of their achievement.
Collingwood STEM Cup (Access here)
Suitable for Grades 7+
Time needed: 45 minutes +
  • Get to know Australian STEM professionals working in careers such as sports science, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Access their career journeys and learn about daily duties, prior education and the hard and soft skills needed to succeed in STEM roles
  • Join the STEM Cup online maths challenge and take on the role of a Capologist to set the Football team’s salaries while abiding by the salary cap

The Collingwood STEM Cup is supported by the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT).

Webinar: Day of STEM Mentor Series – Nathan Holland

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Register here

The Day of STEM Mentor Series is a unique opportunity for teachers to meet the mentors and gain an insight into the diversity of exciting STEM careers of the future and the career skills needed to achieve success. This webinar is also useful for teachers interested in the STEM Cup programs.

Nathan Holland will discuss his role as a Systems Engineer at CISCO where he uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to remotely control large autonomous vehicles around Australia. He will talk about his career journey and how to pursue a career in this next wave of disruptive technologies.