PLEASE NOTE: This event has already occurred.
Statewide high school and middle school students will face off in a scientific competition at the University of Illinois on Saturday, April 13 during the Science Olympiad statewide tournament.
The event features varsity and junior varsity teams from schools around the state. Contestants will use their problem-solving skills and knowledge of scientific concepts in over events throughout the day, including hands-on experiments and demonstrations. The students, who have been preparing for this event during the school year, will be tested on biology, earth science, chemistry, physics and technology concepts.
Winning teams will receive awards at ceremonies at Huff Hall following the day’s competition. Find out more details on their website at: http://www.illinoisolympiad.org/state.html
Science Olympiad is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. Last year, more than 7,400 secondary schools participated in Science Olympiad tournaments.