The Natural Science Marathon
Welcome to the official website of the Danish Natural Science Marathon. Here you'll find information about the Natural Science Marathon events in Denmark.
What is the Natural Science Marathon?
It's an innovation course for elementary school students in the 5th and 6th grades that focuses on natural science and learning processes. It's possible to participate in courses all over the country in local schools. International schools are welcome as well. Our staff will assist teachers in turning your participation into a great success.
A great success!
Since the Natural Science Marathon began in 2004, the number of participating schools has increased constantly. Now, almost half of all Danish municipalities have at least one Natural Science Marathon event per year. In the school year 2015/2016, more than 20,000 students and 900 teachers participated in the Natural Science Marathon.
Natural science and technology is the foundation that our modern life builds upon. That's why it's importent to make children interested in the subjects in a fun and engaging way. The Natural Science Marathon is the front-runner in teaching children Engineering Design on a high level in a fun and motivating way.
International schools in Denmark can also particitate. If this sounds like the right course for your students to participate in, don't hesitate to contact us for more information!
See video about the marathon.