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Science Olympiad construction competition moves back indoors

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

Chase Martinez shovels sand during a Delaware Science Olympiad bridges event as Joseph Mlodak uses two rods to stop the bucket from swinging.     As Chase Martinez filled a bucket hanging from his balsa wood bridge with sand, the structure began making ominous popping sounds and he shoveled faster. “I thought it was going to crack,” he said. But, …


Science Olympiad teams meet some real world problems when events move outside

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines, High Schools, Scene About Town

      When you move a science competition outside, there’s all sort of real-world conditions that pop up that you’d never have to contend with in an indoor setting. Rockets that get caught in trees, not gym rafters. Planes that land on roofs that wouldn’t have been there. Parking lots that slope down to allow rain to run off, …