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Updated on 811/2016

Modular Electronic Engineering Contest (MEE)

RESULTS         EVENT PHOTOS

Name of School Name Placement
Fairglen Junior PS Arahbi Kulamurugan 1
Fairglen Junior PS Dhanish Azam 1
Iroquois Junior PS Emily Han 1
JG Workman PS Eric Soares 1
Sacred Heart CS Harrish Karunakaran 1
Corvette PS Hasindi Athukoralage 1
Iroquois Junior PS Ragulan Senthuran 1
Corvette PS Thusharaka Rajaratnam 1
Fairglen Junior PS Bill Jin 2
Fairglen Junior PS Rick Yao 2
Fairglen Junior PS Dillon  Yang 2
Fairglen Junior PS Kelvin Xu 2
Churchill Heights PS Nishtha Patel 2
Fairglen Junior PS Shuhan Dai 2
Iroquois Junior PS Syayandan Kaneshalingam 2

 

Scarborough Chapter of Professional Engineers of Ontario is pleased to introduce the Modular Electronic Engineering (MEE)  contest designed for  Grade 5 and 6 students.  It is an educational project that engages volunteers, Scarborough area schools and the general public in order to enhance the knowledge and interest of the teachers and students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by using electronic modules.

Important Information

*  Eligibility: First preference will be given to students from Scarborough, Ontario area (Attending to a Scarborough school).

* Deadline for registration: October 28, 2016

* Date of competition: November 5, 2016

* Visit the PEOSC website often for the latest information, including model questions and confirmation of your registration.

* Registration: Closed

* There are only 30 Contestant Seats available for this year.

* Please email your questions to our event coordinator: scarborough@peo.on.ca.

VENUE: Yee Hong Centre,60 Scottfield  Drive, Scarborough MAP

 

Contest Format

The MEE Contest will be delivered in two stages:  

Stage 1: 10:00am to 12:00pm   All participants will be taught how to use pre-fabricated electronic modules like wireless transmitters, motors, sensors, LED etc to build simple devices that move on command. The participants will learn how to build 5 electronic devices that they control with motion or sound using LEGO like electronic module and in the process review topics ranging from 2.4GHz radio frequency (RF) to direct current (DC) power sources. One of these devices will be a remote operated vehicle (ROV) that can be controlled using a remote controller, both of these devices will be built by the participants.  

 

Stage 2: 1:00pm to 3:00pm.   The Participants will be randomly divided into 5 groups, and there will be a few contests that will be graded individually. Details of the contest and the points will be provided on event day.   The first contests will entail 20 minutes of lightning round multiple choice questions, followed by  3 minutes of building a 2.4Ghz, 5 channel wireless remote, followed by 10 minutes of building a remote operated vehicle (ROV) and finally 3 minutes of rally racing consisting of an obstacle course lined with wooden blocks.   

 

Prizes:  

 * First two teams with the highest scores will be awarded with Prizes and Position Certificates  

* All participants will receive a MEE Participation Certificate from the PEO Scarborough Chapter.  

* A tie breaker contest will be conducted amongst the top teams in the event of a tie. 

 

General

1. This contest will be conducted in English only.

2. A panel of adjudicators will resolve all disputes. Their decisions are final and binding.

3. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are welcome to attend the event and cheer the participants. The competition will be held in an auditorium. The guests will be able to witness the whole event and see the participants in action.

4. Teachers, parents, guardians and their guests are required not to assist or interfere with the participants.

5. Space is limited for the audience. Entry is on a first come first served basis.

6. Food and drinks are not permitted inside the auditorium.

7. A student without proper registration will not be permitted to participate in the competition.

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