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Science Olympiad to be held on campus Thursday, March 28

Mar 25th, 2013 @ 8:38 pm | Author: Greg Vanney
Valley City State University will host a Regional Science Olympiad for teams of high school and junior high students on campus Thursday, March 28.

Twenty-three high school teams and 16 junior high teams – comprising 500 to 600 students – will compete at VCSU.

The VCSU event is one of five regional competitions throughout the state. Winning teams from each of the regionals will advance to the state competition April 20 at North Dakota State University.

VCSU science students and faculty members, assisted by Science Olympiad team coaches, will run the various events on topics including anatomy and physiology, food science, astronomy, forestry, rocks and minerals, thermodynamics, water quality, musical sounds, circuits, chemistry, and genetics, among others.

Most events will be held in the new Rhoades Science Center, with additional competition taking place in Foss Music Hall, Graichen Gym and the City Auditorium.