CAL U HOSTS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 16

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CAL U HOSTS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 16

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Posted on March 3, 2016

Science Olympiad  A boy wearing goggles looks through a magnifying glass.
8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
March 16
Various campus locations

About 650 middle school and high school students from about 40 Pennsylvania schools visit campus March 16 for Science Olympiad, a daylong series of contests focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

Teams from throughout western Pennsylvania will compete in events focused on Earth science, physics, engineering, biology, health science, computing science and chemistry.

Teams will arrive at Cal U from middle schools and high schools in Allegheny, Bedford, Blair, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties. See the list of participating teams

Registration will be held in the Cal U Convocation Center lobby. Opening ceremonies begin at 8:30 a.m.

Students and faculty from Cal U’s Eberly College of Science and Technology will monitor and judge the events at various campus locations.

About Science Olympiad

The 15-member teams competing at Cal U are among nearly 7,400 teams involved in Science Olympiad tournaments nationwide.

Read the Science Olympiad brochure

Winners of state contests will compete for scholarships and other prizes at the 2016 Science Olympiad National Tournament, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis.

Questions?

For more information about the Science Olympiad event at California University of Pennsylvania, contact Dr. Swarn Gill at gill@calu.edu.