General Information

WHAT IS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD?

  • Nationally recognized program for enhancing science education and interest in science
  • For Middle and High Schools, it is a science competition for teams of up to 15 students competing in 23 different age related events over the course of the day
  • For Elementary Schools, it is an instructional lesson design, Science Fun Day/Night structure, Intra-grade level competition format and a Competition.  (In GA, the ESO competitive team size is 20 students with limitations on grade 5 and 6 participants.)
  • Usually each team competes in all 23 events
  • Grade-related activities (K-2; 3-5; 6-9; 9-12) spanning all areas of science
  • Activities emphasize doing and applying science
  • Middle and High School Teams may advance from regional to state to national competitions'
  • All current year event lists, descriptions and study help may be found at www.soinc.org
  • You may purchase event specific kits through Science Kit:

 

WHERE ARE TOURNAMENTS HELD?

  • For elementary schools, usually within a school or school system
  • Some schools will hold practice invitational tournaments before actual tournament.

 

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