Wild Wisdom Quiz (WWQ) was first introduced by WWF Nepal in 2017. WWQ reached out to 104 schools in Kathmandu Valley in 2017 and 133 schools in Kathmandu Valley, Chitwan and Nepalgunj in 2018 to educate students about biodiversity and natural resources and the necessary steps for its sustainable use. The program aims to support and align its understanding with Aichi target 1 set between the Secretariat of the Convention for Biodiversity (CBD) and WWF-International.
The WWF-India Wild Wisdom Quiz started in 2008 as a modest initiative, today has become Asia’s biggest and India’s only national level quiz on wildlife.
WWF Nepal seeks to explore and capitalize the potential of the quiz in its own context to reach out to young aspiring conservationists of Nepal.
WWQ 2019 Nepal
WWQ will be conducted in Kathmandu, Chitwan, Nepalgunj and Pokhara this year targeting more than 200 schools with a focus on the Middle or “Madhyamik” (Class 6, 7, 8) level only.
1. Wild Wisdom Quiz is designed for students to enhance their knowledge on biodiversity, environment, wildlife and threat posed to it
2. It aims to generate interest and inspire students in conservation and encourage sustainable use of natural resources
3. It provides learning in an innovative approach motivating students in nature conservation
WWQ will take place in three levels: Preliminary, Qualifier and Final level. The international final event will be held in New Delhi in November 2019. The winner from Nepal will get chance to compete in the international finale.
Wild Wisdom Quiz 2019 THEME: EXPLORING OUR PLANET
To raise awareness about the value of nature and its conservation, the theme for the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2019 – “EXPLORING OUR PLANET”
Spinning off the newly released web series about nature, Our Planet, WWQ 2019 will be focusing on exploring and understanding our planet.
This year’s theme will highlight the significance of planet – how we can live in harmony with other species that occupy space on our shared planet. Through the quiz, each student will learn about
1. Exploring, understanding and appreciating species, bio diversity, flora, fauna and any other being that may share space with us humans.
2. How all living things that make up nature's web are so wonderful and varied, yet similar in their need to survive.
3. New discoveries and extinction of species, flora and fauna.
4. What is clean energy, and what is applicable for Nepal?
5. What climate change means for Nepal, its mitigation and adaptation plans.
Who can participate?
Middle School Level Class 6-8
How can you participate?
DOWNLOAD the form or REGISTER online.
22 JULY: REGISTRATION DEADLINE - The teacher in-charge will register the school and participating students for WWQ 2019. The selection of participating students can be done by using the resources and sample questions provided by WWF Nepal upon request. WWF Nepal will then send over preparation materials, and relevant materials to conduct the intra-school level quiz.
5 - 20 AUGUST: INTRA-SCHOOL LEVEL (PRELIMINARY) - Registered schools from Kathmandu, Chitwan, Nepalgunj and Pokhara will participate in the qualifying round.
27 - 29 AUGUST: INTER-SCHOOL LEVEL (QUALIFIER) - The winning teams from different schools will proceed to compete to qualify for the national finale.
16 SEPTEMBER: NATIONAL FINALE - Six teams qualified from the qualifiers round will compete against each other in the bid to be announced as WWQ National level champions.
20 NOVEMBER: INTERNATIONAL LEVEL - The winning team will represent Nepal in the International finale in Delhi.
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