scenes from last year science olympiad club time
Try Out Information
Try outs for the 2014/2015 Science Olympiad Team will be held the afternoon of Wednesday, September 24th for fifth graders and October 1st for fourth graders during club time. Students will need to have submitted an application to Mrs. Daly by September 10th in order to try out. Listed below are the activities to be utilized during the try outs. Note that students must bring a puff car that is assembled and ready to race on the day of the try outs. Students will be scored on the hands-on activities and the written test. The score will be combined and the top 10 scoring students in fourth grade and the top 8 scoring students in fifth grade will be selected for the team. Practice will be conducted on Wednesdays afternoons during club time. If students are involved with other clubs that meet at this time, they must select only one. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
What does my child need to do to try out for Science Olympiad?
1. Application. Please fill out completely and return to Mrs. Daly by September 10th. The form is attached below or applications are available outside Mrs. Daly's Science Lab.
2. Written Test: Will be administered on day of tryouts. It will consist of 10 questions based on Earth Science. Visit the following website and focus on the listed topics to prepare for the test. http://www.geography4kids.com/map.html
3. Puff car. Bring your puff car ready to race. The directions are attached below or available outside Mrs. Daly's Science Lab.
4. Build. Will be completed the day of tryouts. Students will be given a bag of recyclable objects, tape and a tennis ball. They are to build a freestanding tower as high as they can. The tower should be constructed to support a tennis ball on top.