(Right to Left) Mikey Eubanas, Gabo Pineda and Gabbi Seva at work in the lab on Day 3
Brunei Darussalam has been nominated as host for the inaugural ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO) during the 6th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology (IAMMST) held on the 17th of December 2010 in Krabi, Thailand. The APT JSO is envisioned to be the Asian version of the International Olympiads in the three Sciences respectively, catering to the Asian continent, as well as the first Olympiad to cater directly for Gifted Science Students.
The aims of the APT Junior Science Odyssey are:
To encourage and challenge gifted science students to excel in the field of science and technology.
To stimulate students' intellectual curiosity through various experiences and experiments.
To provide the students with the opportunity to foster friendship and networking in the APT region.
To motivate the students to pursue careers in science and technology.