Science Olympiad - SECONDARY
Science Olympiad: There are various events covering all aspects of STEM learning. Grades 6-9 compete in the B-Division and grades 9-12 compete in the C-Division. These two groups have different events each year.
Current School Year Competition Dates
As your team prepares to register, please have in mind which regional's you would like to attend. The dates to keep in mind for this year are as follow:
Elementary - Math & Science Olympiad
Weber District’s Math/Science Olympiad \ At the K-6 level, Weber District’s Math / Science Olympiad program, which comes in the form of a competitive tournament, a hands-on science Fun Day.
Weber District’s Math/Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 7 team events each year. Every year, a portion of the events are rotated to reflect new learning and adventures for students. By combining events from different disciplines, the Math/Science Olympiad encourages a wide cross-section of students to get involved. Emphasis is placed on active, hands-on group participation. Through Science Olympiad, students, teachers, parents, principals and business leaders bond together and work toward a shared goal.
Teamwork is a required skill in most scientific careers today, and our Olympiad encourages group learning by designing events that forge alliances.
Science Olympiad Mission
Weber District’s Math/Science Olympiad is dedicated to improving the quality of 3-6 Science and Mathematics education, in the Weber School District. These goals are achieved by participating in Math/Science Olympiad and friendly competitive events, incorporating Science and Mathematics into classroom curriculum and students participating in Hands-On Minds-On activities.
Science Olympiad Goals
To create a passion for learning math and science by supporting elementary at building, and district level with an emphasis on teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
To improve the quality of 3-6 math and science education throughout the district by changing the way science is perceived and the way it is taught (with an emphasis on problem solving and hands-on, minds-on constructivist learning practices). This goal is accomplished through the distribution of curriculum materials.
To celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievement of students in the areas of math and science by awarding gold silver and bronze medals to winners across the district.
To promote partnerships among community, businesses, industry, and education.
The ELEMENTARY Math & Science Olympiad Competition is May 7th and 8th, 2018 Weber County Fair Grounds
There will be two sessions each day. (See the schedule for your schools date and session) Link to Schedule
Each session will last approximately 2. hours. (9:00-11:30) or (1:00-3:30)
Busing will be provided by the District.
One teacher will need to accompany students from each grade level.
Parents are not to chaperone students.
There will be 6 events at the Olympiad (3 Math and 3 Science). Each event has a rule/information sheet. Please be sure to familiarize your students with the rules.
Teams who do not abide by the rules will be eliminated from competition. We desire for everyone to have an enjoyable and meaningful experience. Thank you in advance for following all rules and guidelines!
Events for the 2017-18 School Year
Each event is designed for a team of 2 students. Each grade level is eligible to send one team of 2 students in each event for their school. Note: Only one team per grade level per school is eligible to compete in each event.
Students are strongly encouraged to only compete in one event on the day of the competition.
Students in to be respectful spectators as the other students complete their events.
Please do not bring your entire class to the Olympiad. Only students competing in the Olympiad are invited to attend.
Competition and Awards
Students will compete against students on their same grade level from other schools.
Scores will be tabulated at the end of each event and winners will receive their awards.