Elementary Science Olympiad ESO Photo
Weather or Not
This compeition will test the student's knowledge of meteorological terms, techniques, and events.

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

The Competition
1. Student teams will be quizzed in the form of a test on basic weather terms, concepts, and techniques. Material may include clouds, instruments, weather patterns, severe weather, and major weather events since 1960.
2. The test may include maps (meteorological and climotological), charts (clouds), graphs (climatic zones), drawings (station models, sea/land breeze, fronts), diagrams (isobars, isotherms, lightning), and photographs in addition to basic questions.
3. Stations may be set up enabling students to make readings on a variety of simple scientific weather instruments such as thermometers, barometers, and anemometers.
4. Students will have 45 minutes to complete the test. Time is not a scoring factor.
5. Non-programmable calculators may be used but will not be provided.

The winner will be the one who achieved the highest score. Ties will be broken with supplemental questions that will only be scored in the event of a tie.

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