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2018 Science Olympiad Events

 

Find your favorite events among the B division (middle school level) and C division (high school level) subjects.  You can also link to the national site for a printable table of events (classified by science subject).  Here are some short event descriptions; for full description and rules, please see the official Science Olympiad rules from the national organization. 


 
B Division Events (Middle School)
C Division Events (High School)
 

 
  

As you look at different events, you can check to make sure they fit into the day's schedule by viewing our final tournament schedule. 
 
B Division Knowledge Events

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Disease Detectives 
  • Dynamic Planet 
  • Fast Facts
  • Ecology
  • Herpetology
  • Hovercraft*
  • Meteorology
  • Microbe Mission
  • Optics*
  • Potions and Poisons
  • Road Scholar
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Solar System
  • Thermodynamics*
 
C Division Knowledge Events
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Astronomy
  • Disease Detectives 
  • Dynamic Planet 
  • Ecology
  • Herpetology
  • Hovercraft*
  • Hydrogeology*
  • Microbe Mission
  • Materials Science*
  • Optics*
  • Remote Sensing
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Thermodynamics*
* Appears on multiple lists, because tasks fit more than one category of event
 B Division Lab Events
 
  • Crime Busters
  • Experimental Design
  • Mystery Architecture
  • Optics*
  • Write It, Do It
 
 
 
 
 





C Division Lab Events
 
  • Chem Lab 
  • Experimental Design
  • Fermi Questions
  • Forensics
  • Game On
  • Materials Science*
  • Optics*
  • Write It, Do It 
 B Division Build Events
 
  • Battery Buggy
  • Hovercraft*
  • Rollercoaster
  • Thermodynamics*
  • Towers
  • Wright Stuff
 
 
 
 
 
 



C Division Build Events
 
  • Helicopters
  • Hovercraft*
  • Mission Possible
  • Mousetrap Vehicle
  • Thermodynamics*
  • Towers*
 
 

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