Science Olympiad at Twin Peaks Middle School
*Student Meeting - Thursday, August 30 during RAM in room 701
*Parent Meeting - Wednesday, September 5, 7:00 pm in room 706
Science Olympiad students participate in exciting, challenging and fun events to learn scientific problem solving in a team environment. Teams of 2-3 Twin Peaks students (grades 6 through 8) will choose event categories and then prepare to conduct experiments, solve problems, design and build instruments and show off how much they’ve practiced and learned in competitive scientific tasks! The Competition will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, at Rancho Bernardo High School.
The middle-school events for Science Olympiad competition will include:
Ü Awesome Aquifers
Ü Bottle Rocket
Ü Compute This
Ü Disease Detective
Ü Dynamic Planet
Ü Experimental Design
Ü Keep the Heat
Ü Microbe Mission
Ü Mission Possible
Ü Mousetrap Vehicle
Ü Road Scholar
Ü Rocks and Minerals
Ü Storm the Castle
Ü Write It/Do It
As part of a 2-3 person team, you can...
…learn how to use a microscope and other scientific equipment
…design and build a bottle rocket that will fly longer than your competitors
…conduct an investigation to observe and explain earthquakes and volcanoes
Parents: We Need You! Science Olympiad is a parent-led, volunteer activity funded by parent donations. Please help us offer this science-enrichment opportunity to our students by attending our parent meeting in September.
Parents, the Science Olympiad is completely volunteer-run, and we can't do it without you!
Everyone is welcome to attend the Science Olympiad on Sat., Feb. 2, 2013!
For more information about Twin Peaks’ Science Olympiad team, contact:
- Vanita Murthy, TPMS Science Olympiad Head Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bruce May, Teacher Advisor, email@example.com
Student Application Form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFdoN3hFOFByaUw2TUdINERWam04S0E6MQ