PEO York 2020 AMD Engineering Mathletics Competition (Junior Gr.7-8)

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An applied mathematic competition for Grade 7 and 8 students in York Region to earn great prizes.

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PEO York 2020 AMD Engineering Mathletics - Junior Competition (Gr. 7-8)

AMD Engineering Mathletics is a competition designed to create a passion for the application of mathematics in solving day-to-day scientific and engineering problems. Students will be challenged to be active and creative in the use of mathematics. Different facets of mathematics will be introduced and tested. Zoom will be used to deliver the challenge and Quizizz will be used by the participants to answer a series of questions in numeric format.

During the Mathletics competition, there will also be an AMD Challenge (automatically enrolled).

This competition will be conducted in English only.

For full details and sample questions, go to: http://peoyork.com/eng-mathletics

Why participate in the competition?

Apply your math skills to solve engineering problems

Meet and greet with engineers and ask them questions about their work

Have fun and win gift cards valued up to $100 for the top 3 and $50 for place 4,5 and 6.

Where is the competition?

The competition is held online using Zoom and Quizizz.

Who can participate in the competition?

This event is open to all full-time York Region students on a first-come first served basis.

All full-time elementary school students from York Region are eligible. Students in the nearby region cannot participate.

Questions are based upon the Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8: Mathematics.

Questions related to the application of mathematics to science and engineering.

Some questions will be based on engineering topics introduced during the competition.

Registration must be done online ONLY. No registration is allowed at the event.

System Requirement:

Stable internet connection.

Participants need to be able to run zoom to listen to the presentation and turn on the webcam for the proctors during the competition.

Quizizz will be used to deliver the slides, questions and collect the answers. Information for registering for both services for free will be provided after purchasing the ticket.


Students should have their breakfast or lunch before attending the competition. They should bring the following items on the day of the competition:

Scientific calculator



Scrap paper to do the calculation

Go to the bathroom before the competition

Competition format

The competition will have one round for an hour and a half with 14 questions at increasing difficulty.

Questions will be presented using Quizizz and the audio will be delivered using Zoom.

Students should find a quiet room and participate in the challenge alone.

Students are required to turn on their webcam for proctoring to ensure fairness. Students who leave the video feed will be disqualified.

Students are allowed to use aids like calculators, paper, pens, and books. (As a minimum a calculator, scratchpad, and pencil are strongly recommended)

Communication with anyone during the competition is not allowed.

Latecomers will not be allowed to join.

The Concept and the question will be explained and then everyone will have 60 seconds to provide their answers.

Students can only submit answers once when they hit the submit button. No answer is submitted if they didn’t click submit in time.

Submit the answer in the expected format stated in the question, without space or units.

There will be a demo round to let students familiarize themselves with the platform. The demo round is not part of the competition.

Report any technical difficulty immediately using zoom’s chat or email education@peoyork.com.


Marks are calculated based on accuracy, speed and difficulty of the question.

Marks will not be deducted for wrong answers or unanswered questions.


The final result of the competition will be available a few days after the event and posted on the peoyork.com website.

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

For Parents

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

A certificate of participation will be emailed to the participants.

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