Solon Robinson Elementary School

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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. 


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