2016 - 2017
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2013 - 2014
A is for Anatomy
Each team will view models, slides, and pictures of organs and tissues from the human body. They will identify and explain the function of each.
Each team will test their ability to build a strong, stable, and reproducible bridge from common materials.
Can Race Each team will construct one single-can racer (before coming to the tournament), which will be raced against the clock in a drag racing format.
Each team will build a boat from clay, launch it and fill it with the greatest number of plastic gram cubes before sinking.
Each team will attempt to complete a crossword puzzle from terms used in typical elementary science books.
Deep Blue Sea
Each team will work cooperatively to answer questions and identify ocean flora, and fauna, physical features and phenomena related to marine science.
This event is designed to examine the students' basic understanding of the nature of density using blocks of various materials that are square or rectangular.
Raw, grade A medium eggs will be dropped from ever increasing heights into a landing pad/egg catching device.
Extinction is Forever
Students will be quizzed on organisms that: have become extinct; or are on the endangered list; or are on the threatened list; or have been removed from such lists and the reasons behind these organisms' extinction or endangered status
Students will demonstrate an intuitive feeling for estimating and later for measuring different events/objects using S.I. metric units.
Students will demonstrate the ability to categorize by identifying similar characteristics.
Students build and fly a paper rocket from materials that are provided.
Starry Starry Night
A team of two (2) students will identify constellations, planets, and other common celestial bodies in our universe.
Write It Do It
This event tests a competitor's ability to communicate with a colleague.