Weather Channel coverage of the Science Olympiad at Wright State

Mousetrap Vehicle competition, Student Union Apollo Room, 2013 Science Olympiad National Tournament, May 18.

Among the hustle and bustle of a few thousand Science Olympiad competitors, parents and coaches on Wright State’s Dayton campus May 17 and 18, a news crew from the Weather Channel documented the day.

Watch the video that captures the competition, the kids and the camaraderie of a wonderful event.

One of the nation’s most prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions, Science Olympiad brought together 120 winning middle school and high school teams advancing from state-level competitions.

Rigorous hands-on and lab events like MagLev, Disease Detectives, Gravity Vehicle, Dynamic Planet, Rotor Egg Drop and Water Quality covered topics in physics, epidemiology, astronomy, chemistry, biology and engineering. Awards were given for the best overall team score and individual scores in each event.

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