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ANSTO Augmented reality competition

Periodic table photo competition results

This competition is now closed. Thank you to all the schools who entered. See the results below.

WIN $500 worth of classroom resources

To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements 2019 (IYPT2019), we challenge classrooms to share your best photo representing the real-world use of any element on the ANSTO periodic table.

The winner will receive a prize of $500 to go towards classroom resources.

There will also be prizes of $100 for two runners-up.

In addition, the best pictures will appear across ANSTO's social media channels.


We want all schools within Australia with an ANSTO periodic table to take the best shot possible and enter the competition!

See how it works

Supported devices

Please make sure you check the supported device list. The augmented reality feature on the ANSTO XR app supports the below iOS devices and various Android devices. Android 7.0 and above is required, read the full list of supported Android devices on Google's website.

iOS Supported devices

  • iPadPro11Inch:
  • iPadPro1Gen
  • iPadPro10Inch1Gen
  • iPadPro10Inch2Gen
  • iPadPro2Gen
  • iPadPro3Gen
  • iPhone6S
  • iPhone6SPlus
  • iPhoneSE1Gen
  • iPhone8
  • iPhone8Plus
  • iPhone7
  • iPhone7Plus
  • iPhoneX
  • iPhoneXS
  • iPhoneXSMax
  • iPhoneXR

Judging criteria

The pictures will be judged internally on their creative merit by ANSTO staff. It must be a group shot of your class with the ANSTO periodic table poster and ANSTO XR app open, including a caption of one element's real-world use. It must be sent in from August 9th - August 18th, 2019.

Deadline for submission is August 18th, 2019.

Please contact the Discovery Centre for any question