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For Immediate Release
December 5, 2001


Registration packages went out and plans are being finalized for the 2002 Edmonton Science Olympics March 2, 2002

Get your teams together and send those registration forms in. Teams are excepted on a first-come first-served basis. 500 students from schools in and around Edmonton will have the opportunity to test not only their skills but also some scientific theories as they compete for Olympic Glory.

The 2001 Edmonton Science Olympics, March 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Shaw Conference Centre, Hall A.

A tiny sneak peak before activity guides go out to registered teams in February.

  • Division I - grades 1-3
    A sparkling idea!
  • Division II - grades 4-6
    Weight and See!
  • Division III - grades 7-9
    Embryonic Flight!
  • Division IV - grades 10-12
    Joust About
  • Teacher Event

The event includes projects that the teams construct prior to the competition and bring with them for testing, and spontaneous activities revealed to teams on the day of competition. Elementary students will compete in three events over the course of the morning, while junior and senior high students will be challenged in five events over the course of a full day.

Teams consist of 5 students and 1 teacher or coach. Registration packages were mailed first week of December. If your school is interested in participating in the Edmonton Science Olympics, and does not receive a registration package, please contact the APEGGA Public Relations Department in Edmonton at (780) 426-3990 or toll free at 1-800-661-7020.