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Champion in Singapore Zoo iTrails Competition 2015

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A team of Secondary 2 Express Geography students had taken part in the Singapore Zoo iTrail Competition and done Juying Secondary School proud by winning the Top Prize in the Secondary School Category. The team members included Roy Teo Jia Jun (2E1), Qiu Anqi (2E2), Tan Jue Lin (2E2) and Khoo Jia Wei (2E2). Together, they are called, 'The Geographers'.

The team was tasked to create an iTrail to educate the public on animal conservation. The iTrail was aimed at allowing the public to interact with the zoo resources and the multimedia aids to enhance their trail experience at the zoo. As the competition stretched through the End of Year Examination period, the team demonstrated the JYSS RIGHT values of graciousness towards one another, resilience in juggling both their exams and the competition, as well as teamwork as they cooperated with one another throughout the journey of the competition. With the help of their Teacher Adviser, Mr Dayan Tan Ying Peng, the students learnt how to use the Trailshuttle platform to create the iTrail and created an iTrail that was, according to the judges, creatively designed and allows for great interaction with the resources at the Singapore Zoo. Moreover, the team was also praised for being well researched and skillful in using the trailshuttle platform to design their iTrail.

Well done to the Team! The students have indeed exhibited the 21st Century Competencies of critical and inventive thinking, global awareness and effective information and communication skills that they have learnt and put them to very good use!

Summary


Title of Competition: 
Singapore Zoo iTrail Competition 

Team Members:
1. Roy Teo Jia Jun (2E1)
2. Qiu Anqi (2E2)
3. Tan Jue Lin (2E2)
4. Khoo Jia Wei (2E2)

Results: 
Champion (Secondary Category)

Competition Task:
To create an iTrail to educate the public on animal conservation and allow them to interact with the zoo resources and multimedia aids to enhance their trail experience.

Judges' Comments:
iTrail is creatively designed and allows for the interaction with the Singapore Zoo environment. The team is well researched and skillful in using trailshuttle platform to design their iTrail.

Prizes: 

  • 2 Singapore Zoo admission tickets per participant
  • 2 Night Safari admission tickets per participant
  • Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife for 2 pax per participant
  • 1 Singapore Zoo T-Shirt per participant
  • Free & Easy to River Safari per participant
  • Complimentary ride to Amazon River Quest per participant
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