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    Science Olympiad

    The 10 events that we compete in on March 22nd at Timothy Ball Elementary:

     

     

    1.  Aerodynmics – make and fly a paper airplane (hang time is calculated)

     

     2. Clay Boats – make a clay boat that floats and can hold “cargo”

      

    3.  Cylinder Race – build a racer made from cans and rubber bands
                                

     4.  Egg Drop – design and build a holder for a raw egg to be dropped             

     

    5.  Mystery Powders – identify up to seven unknown powders using testing
                                      procedures

     

    6.  Paper Columns – build the sturdiest paper column structure to hold
                                  books on top

     

    7.  Paper Rockets – make and launch a paper rocket at a target
                                  4 meters away

     

    8.  Reflection Relay – direct a light beam reflected on three mirrors
                                        to a target

     

    9.  Straw Structures – build the tallest self-supporting straw structure

     

     10.  Zowie Metrics – use estimation skills to find various metric units

      
    The team members know in advance which events they will be competing within. 
    Each member of the team competes in two events.