Expand Your Students' STEM Knowledge: Join Science Olympiad!
Would you like to see growth in student interest in STEM education? Are you looking for a program for students who have enthusiasm for the STEM fields? Would you like to participate in a program that is aligned with the new Michigan Science Standards? Would you like to encourage and showcase your students’ accomplishments in a team oriented competition? Would you like to increase student achievement and community involvement in STEM education?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone! Science Olympiad teams all over the nation are gearing up for another exciting year of hands-on science!
Science Olympiad (SO) is an academic, interscholastic competition designed to increase interest and achievement in STEM education. What began as a grassroots assembly of science teachers is now one of the premier science competitions in the nation for over 30 years, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to 7800 teams in 50 states.
NEW this year: Everyone can download this year’s set of rules for FREE! Take a look at the new events on the National Science Olympiad website and see if this competition is right for your school!
Teams must register online to compete in the state of Michigan. Register by January 11, 2018 on the Michigan Science Olympiad site in order to participate in invitational and/or regional competitions.
The Michigan Region 12 (Kent and Ottawa counties) tournament is Saturday, March 17, 2018. For information and resources, visit the Regional 12 MSO website.