Science Olympiad is a fun, easy way to discover new subjects not traditionally taught in schools. It’s a competition that requires a mixture of problem solving, engineering, technical lab skills, and practical knowledge on a variety of topics. Student pairs typically participate in three events and compete with other teams from a variety of schools around Virginia.

2019 Science Olympiad Events

LIFE, PERSONAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE

    Anatomy and Physiology
Designer Genes
Disease Detectives
Herpetology
Water Quality

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

    Astronomy
Dynamic Planet
Fossils
GeoLogic Mapping

PHYSICAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY

    Chemistry Lab
Circuit Lab
Forensics
Protein Modeling
Sounds of Music
Thermodynamics

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

    Boomilever
Mission Possible
Mousetrap Vehicle
Wright Stuff

INQUIRY & NATURE OF SCIENCE

    Codebusters
Experimental Design
Fermi Questions
Write It Do It