Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Science Olympiad Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament May 1, 2010 21 st Out of the 48 Best Teams in the State."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Science Olympiad Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament May 1, 2010 21 st Out of the 48 Best Teams in the State
Welcome to Science Olympiad zWhat is Science Olympiad? yInternational yAcademic interscholastic competition y24 Individual and Team Events yEvents are based on Biology, Earth Science, yChemistry, Physics, Computers, Technology yEvents emphasize Knowledge & Application
Welcome to Science Olympiad zWho participates ? zDivision B is Junior High zBear Lake, Clare, Farwell, Gladwin, Harrison, Manistee Catholic, Manistee Middle School, CLA, Northport zJunior High School Team of 15 students
Welcome to Science Olympiad zPositive Academic Extracurricular Experience z21 st Place at STATE 2010 z5 th Place Shock Value at STATE 2010 z7 th Place “Ecology” at STATE 2010 zSecond place Regionals in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005,2004, 2003, 2002, 2001. zWe placed first in 2000.
Welcome to Science Olympiad zLab Events zAnatomy zAwesome Aquifers zCan’t Judge a Powder zCompute This zExperimental Design zFossils zMeteorology zCrime Busters zOrnithology
Welcome to Science Olympiad Lab Events zOptics zMicrobe Mission zSolar System zRoad Scholar zShock Value
Welcome to Science Olympiad zStudy & Activity Events zDisease Detectives zDynamic Planet zEcology zWrite It Do It
Welcome to Science Olympiad zWhat will this cost me? zStudents must bring money for their lunch & dinner. zDonations for registration fees and materials are always welcome
Welcome to Science Olympiad zHow do students prepare? zLab events yStudents test materials at school yUse models and equipment at school zBuilding Events: yModels constructed at home yEvaluated and tested at school
Welcome to Science Olympiad zWhen do students prepare? yAfter school. Weekends. yOn their own. zHow do students prepare? zStudy events yStudy self-guided manuals. yInternet sites
Welcome to Science Olympiad zMentors: zDirection / Study / Practice zDr. Buswinka – Anatomy & Disease Detective zDon Kuk – Can’t Judge a Powder zSara Herberger – Dynamic Planet & Fossils zTamara Buswinka – Ecology zJan & Tim Sapak – Ornithology zBob Osmolski – Shock Value zBill Hodson – Solar System zCollin Bergel – Battery Buggy
zWhen is the tournament? Saturday, March 19, 2011 zWhere is the tournament? yAt Mid-Michigan Community College at Harrison Michigan. zHow do students get there? ySchool bus. We leave at 6:15 AM
Welcome to Science Olympiad zInternet Sites zScience Olympiad National Web Page: www.soinc.org zMichigan Science Olympiad Web Site zwww.michiganso.org zwww.tufts.edu/as/wright center
Welcome to Science Olympiad zHow may I help? zExpress interest and encouragement zREAD over the rules with your child zEncourage them to work & study with their partners
Welcome to Science Olympiad zHow may I help? zComplete school permission slip zComplete medical & publicity release forms zHelp on day of tournament- yStudents to events yImpound ySnacks zHelp to get SO Tournament Shirts zStay interested.