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Event Archive
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Event Archive for the following events.
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Boggle Science
Now in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004 by Science Olympiad, Inc.
Students try to locate words pertaining to a particular category in a letter grid similar to the game Boggle.

Bridging the Gap
Teams attempt to build a strong bridge with the greatest span using materials supplied at the competition.

Cranium Command
Teams of two students tackle challenging scientific mindbenders containing clues to an overall puzzle.

Crash Landing
Students design and build a contraption onsite from predetermined materials to safely protect a raw egg dropped from a high place.

Cutting Edge
Teams of two students will demonstrate their knowledge of the latest trends in science and technology.

Dinosaurs and Disasters
Participants will be quizzed on dinosaurs and major geologic events of the prehistoric era.

Extinction is Forever
Now in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004 by Science Olympiad, Inc.
Teams of two students will be quizzed on organisms which have become extinct, are on the endangered or threatened lists, or have been removed from such lists and the reasons behind these plants' and animals' extinctions or endangered statuses.

Food for Thought
Similar event in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004.
Students are quizzed on their knowledge of nutritional information.

Free Fall
Teams of two students build a device that incorporates a parachute and will have the longest hangtime and best accuracy when dropped from a specific height.

Geometrics
Students will demonstrate their ability to identify and measure various physical properties of geometric shapes.

Going Green
Teams of two students will demonstrate their knowledge of environmental concerns including conservation methods and current events

In Bloom
Teams of two students will be tested on their knowledge of plant life including grasses, flowers, and trees.

Infographics
Teams of two students will interpret charts, graphs, illustrations, and informational graphics.

It's Elemental
Teams of two students will be quizzed on chemical elements on the periodic table and the general characteristics of the most common elements on Earth.

Metric Mania
Similar event in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004.
Teams comprised of two members each will use various devices to make numerous measurements expressing their answers in metric units.

Modern Minds
Teams of two students will be quizzed on scientists and scientific discoveries from the last 60 years.

Pasta Transporter
Students will be quizzed on their knowledge of electrical power including its sources, measurement, and transmission.

Powerful Stuff
Students will be quizzed on their knowledge of electrical power including its sources, measurement, and transmission.

Quick Sketch
Teams of two students will communicate science terms through art as one member draws "clues" for the other to guess the science term or concept.

Science Decades
Student teams will be quizzed on major scientific discoveries and advances from a specific decade.

Science Detectives
Now in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004 by Science Olympiad, Inc.
Teams of two students will attempt to locate items fitting a specified list of properties.

Science of Music
Participants will demonstrate their knowledge of the properties of sound and basic music concepts.

Scrabble Sprint
Students will identify a science word from given clues and as letters are revealed at random in the word.

Space Invaders
Teams of two students will be quizzed on our solar system and NASA missions from the last 60 years.

Super Sleuths
Teams of two students work together to solve a series of logic puzzles.

Third Rock from the Sun

Teams of two students identify various rocks and minerals and demonstrate their knowledge of basic geology.

Triple Play
Teams of three students will work to categorize science terms and concepts by category or common characteristic.

Weather or Not
Now in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004 by Science Olympiad, Inc.
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of meteorological terms, instruments, and forecasts.

What Are You Trying To Tell Me?
Similar event (Grasp a Graph) in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004.
Students interpret written paragraphs, graphical relationships, illustrations, and demonstrations.

Where in the World?
Teams of two students will match geographic features and scientific phenomena with the appropriate location or region from around the world.

Which Way's North?
Now in the new ESO Coaches Manual, published in 2004 by Science Olympiad, Inc.
Teams identify map features as they follow directions around an Alabama state road map.


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