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Virginia Science Olympiad Division A (Grades 3-5)

Science Olympiad is a competition consisting of study and building events covering various science and engineering topics. Students work with a partner or group and will compete in 2-3 assigned events

Tournament Date:  Either November 4th or 11th, Langley High School

Events:  Details can be found online here.

Testing Events
Building Events
Anatomy Fermi QuestionsAir Rockets Rubber Band Car
Crave the Wave Forestry Brainstorm Rubber Band Helicopter
Data InvestigationsMachines Bridge Building Submersibles
Periodic Table Optics Gravity Vehicle Tower Building (3rd grade only)
States of Matter Wright Stuff (3rd grade only) Hydraulics Build a Barge (3rd grade only)
Dynamic PlanetForces (3rd grade only) Morse Code Busters

Parents:  Parents must mentor their child in their event(s).                                                                                                                                                                We also need 7 volunteers for VASO on tournament day: 1 - Assistant Coach/Student Coordinator, 2 - Event Supervisors (All day), 4 - Event Volunteers (Half day).  Team Size is limited based on # of parent volunteers.

Cost:  $60-80 depending on number of enrolled students (includes registration fee, team shirt, and required safety goggles/glasses)

To Join, complete the interest form no later than September 22nd. 

Note: Priority registration given to students of volunteering parents. Selected students will be notified by September 23rd.

Westbriar Elementary School PTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

Questions?  Please contact  PTA President or Website Administrator

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