Science Olympiad

North Carolina Science Olympiad

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees and careers in North Carolina. Every year NCSO hosts tournaments on university, community college, and public school campuses across the state. These tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series of different hands-on, interactive, challenging and inquiry-based events that are well balanced between the various disciplines of biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, engineering and technology. 

 
 
 
Website: sciencenc.com
 
How do I join?
 Tryouts are held in the spring, at end of the school year. A science test and building test are part of the tryout with teacher recommendations.
 
How often do we meet?
  Science Olympiad is a 3 quarter class, all of first semester and then 3rd quarter. Starting in January we will also meet after school.
 
Are there any competitions?
 Regionals on 2/6/16.
 
Interested? Contact Joe Brinkman (jbrinkman@wcpss.net)
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