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Regional Science Olympiad

Sat, Mar 08, 2014 starting at 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 

Fourteen area schools face off on life, earth, space, engineering sciences, more 

Area high school and middle school students will face off in scientific competition at Parkland College on Saturday, March 8 during the Parkland Regional Science Olympiad tournament.

The annual event, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature 24 varsity and junior varsity teams from 15 area schools. Contestants will use their problem-solving skills and knowledge of scientific concepts in 40+ 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 a ceremony following the competition and will advance to the Illinois Science Olympiad state tournament, to be held April 12 at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Participating schools are:

Centennial High School
Champaign Central High School
Edison Middle School
Franklin Middle School
Glenn Raymond School
Jefferson Middle School
Mahomet Seymour High School
Neoga Middle School
Neoga High School
St. Matthew Catholic School
The High School of St. Thomas More
Tuscola Community High School
Unity High School
University Laboratory High School
Urbana High School 
 
 

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