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

Number of Participants / Approximate Time
Up to 2 students / 45 minutes

Outside Materials
Participants may bring only pencils to the event.

The Competition
1. Students will be quizzed in the form of a test on major discoveries, inventions, and trends in science and technology during a specific decade.
2. Questions will be in the form of multiple choice, matching, true-false, and fill in the blank.
3. The decade for the 2017 Olympiad will be the 1950s.
4. Students will have 45 minutes to complete the written test. Time is not a scoring factor.

In addition to material found in grade-appropriate science textbooks, questions may also include information on the following sites (Years 1950 through 1959):

The team with the most correct responses will be declared the winner. Ties will be broken with pre-determined tie-breaker questions.

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