Schools from Across Utah to Compete in Science Olympiad March 31
broad goals: science concepts and knowledge, science processes and thinking
skills, and science application and technology. Students will be tested on their knowledge of science, but will also have to experiment and apply their knowledge
in a variety of different ways. Visual elements include egg drop competition,
tower building, bottle rockets, and glider, planes and robot events.
WHO: Fifty-two teams of up to 15 members each from middle schools, junior high and
high schools throughout
schools representing 13 districts in the state.
WHEN: Saturday, March 31 from to
The award ceremony will be at in the Austad Auditorium,
Ten of the competitions are open to spectators. For event times visit:
WHERE: Competitions will be held at
BACKGROUND: This is the 18th-annual competition at WSU. Winners of this competition
will go on to compete nationally. A full schedule of events is available
from WSU’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education at 626-6160.
Sharon L. Ohlhorst, director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education
801-626-6160 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- John Kowalewski, director of Media Relations
(801) 626-7212 • email@example.com