Science Olympiad

Science OlympiadSponsored by the Seaborg Center

  • Scheduled for February 20, 2016
  • Seaborg Science Complex, Northern Michigan University

Each year, approximately 325 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events. More than 125 volunteers make this event possible.

Science Olympiad competitions have been sponsored by the Glenn T. Seaborg Center Mathematics and Science Center at Northern Michigan University since 1987.

Learn more about the Michigan Science Olympiad and National Science Olympiad

2016 Contest Events

  • Life, Personal, & Social Science: Anatomy & Physiology, Bio-Process Lab, Disease Detectives, Green Generation, Cell Biology, Invasive Species
  • Physical Sciences & Chemistry: Air Trajectory, Crave the Wave, Wind Power, It's About Time, Crime Busters, Chem Lab, Forensics, Protein Modeling, Food Science
  • Earth and Space Science:  Astronomy, Dynamic Planet, Fossils, Meteorology, Road Scholar, Geologic Mapping, Reach for the Stars
  • Technology & Engineering: Bridge Building, Mission Possible, Elastic Launched Glider, Scrambler, Wright Stuff, Electric Vehicle, Robot Arm
  • Inquiry and Nature of Science: Bottle Rocket, Experimental Design, Picture This, Write It/Do It, Game On, Hydrogeology

2016 Winning Schools (Division B – Middle School)Science Olypiad

  • First Place: Washington Middle School, Calumet
  • Second Place: A.D. Johnston Middle School, Bessemer
  • Third Place: Superior Central Middle School, Eben Junction

    The First, Second and Third place teams in Division B have received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament.  The 2016 State Tournament in Michigan will take place on April 30, 2016, hosted by Michigan State University.

2016 Winning Schools (Division C – High School)

  • First Place: Calumet High School, Calumet
  • Second Place: Superior Central High School, Eben Junction
  • Third Place:  A.D. Johnston High School, Bessemer

    The First and Second place teams in Division C have received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament.  The 2016 State Tournament in Michigan will take place on April 30, 2016, hosted by Michigan State University.