Science Olympiad

 

What:

  • Kind of like the real Olympics, but the countries are the different elementary schools, and all the events are teams of 2.  
  • There are two main types of events, studying events and building events
  • Sample Building Events:
    • Paper Airplane Building
    • Egg Drop
    • Bridge Building
  • Sample Studying Events:
    • Astronomy
    • Anatomy
    • Orienteering
  • Full list of events 
  • Video from previous year

When:

  • Jan 23 – info meeting
  • Jan 30 – sign up deadline
  • April 29 – Tournament date – All day or most of it.
  • Practices are self determined per group of 2.  Usually once a week or every other week.

Where:

  • The main event will be at a local school.
  • Practices are at your house or at Mrs. Foster’s after school session.

How to participate:

  • Contact Jeanne Martinez jsmartinez1@fcps.edu and Julie Phillipp jphilipp512@gmail.com
  • Find a partner or ask Julie Phillip for help finding one
  • Work with Partner to pick 1, 2 or more events
  • Practice events for the next 2 months
  • Go for the Gold Medal at the final event

Cost:

  • $0 for participants. Thanks to our wonderful PTA!!
  • We might buy team shirts for a small fee.

Resources:

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