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The Impact of Science Olympiad

Stormchaser Reed Timmer and Ph.D. student Pablo Trefftz Posada speak about how their Science Olympiad experience impacted their current careers.  Click on the links to the right!

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Help Kent, Ottawa & Muskegon County schools share the excitement and successes that have been experienced at Science Olympiad tournaments all across the country by supporting the Region 12 tournament.

For over 30 years, Science Olympiad (SO) has led a revolution in science education. What began as a grassroots assembly of science teachers is now one of the premier science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to nearly 7,000 teams in 50 states.

The Science Olympiad is an academic, interscholastic competition designed to increase interest and achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.

SO tournaments consist of 23 teams events focusing on problem solving, critical thinking, and real world applications. The competitive events include biology, chemistry, astronomy, earth science, physics, and engineering. More information can be found on the National Science Olympiad website at

Science Olympiad's ever-changing line-up of events in all STEM disciplines exposes students to practicing scientists and career choices and energizes classroom teachers with a dynamic content experience.

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