NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – More than 325 middle and high school students from across Metro Nashville are expected to converge on the College of Engineering at Tennessee State University on Saturday, Feb. 16 for the Regional Science Olympiad, a premier national science competition.
According to event organizers, the Science Olympiad includes rigorous, standards-based challenges aimed to enhance science education. Teams of up to 15 students compete in nearly 23 different age-related events over the course of the day.
Competition covers all areas of science including anatomy, experimental design, helicopter construction, astronomy, materials science and circuit lab, among others.
The competition at TSU is being held in partnership with the Volunteer State Community College and Nashville State Community College. Sponsors include Boeing and General Motors.
Time and Location of Events
Registration: 7 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
Events: 8 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Lunch: Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Awards ceremony: 1 p.m.
All events will be held in the Physics, Math and Chemistry Building
For more information contact:
Kevin R. Woods
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: (615) 512-7023
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