Yeah, I was wondering who here does SO? And what are your favorite events? Mine are Water Quality (Obviously, it’s Marine Ecology) and Ornithology.
I’ve been an event supervisor for years. Since I moved to a new state, I mostly am tapped for fossils and rocks/minerals because I have a pretty complete collection for the students. I love SO, and one of my kids was able to go to Nationals twice.
I forgot til now that SO was a thing(yes, been a long time). I did the Math Olympiad stuff instead.
I think my first one was in '97 lol. My best event was the one with the car that had to stop in a box, did pretty well at the free egg drop/egg catcher too. One year our popsicle bridge did ok but I think it was a fluke, I definitely didn't have a grasp on structural design at the time. Glad they still do it, it was a great program. How big are the teams now? I think ours was 6 or 8 kids. Hard to remember though.
They’re like 25+, that’s with each student getting 3 events.