Science Olympiad

Science OlympiadSponsored by the Seaborg Center

  • Scheduled for February 17, 2018; Back up date:  February 24, 2018.
  • Seaborg Math & Science Center, Northern Michigan University

Each year, approximately 325 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events. More than 100 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

2018 Contest Events

  • Life, Personal, & Social Science: Anatomy & Physiology, Disease Detectives, Ecology, Herpetology, Microbe Mission.
  • Physical Sciences & Chemistry:  Hovercraft, Optics, Crime Busters, Chem Lab, Forensics, Materials Science, Keep the Heat, Potions and Poisons, Thermodynamics.
  • Earth and Space Science:  Astronomy, Dynamic Planet, Meteorology, Road Scholar, Remote Sensing, Rocks and Minerals, Solar System.
  • Technology & Engineering:  Mission Possible, Towers, Wright Stuff, Helicopters, Battery Buggy, Mousetrap Vehicle, Roller Coaster.
  • Inquiry and Nature of Science:  Experimental Design, Fast Facts, Fermi Questions, Write It/Do It, Game On, Mystery Architecture

2017 Winning Schools (Division B – Middle School)Science Olympiad

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

    The top teams in Division B received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament on April 29, 2017, hosted by Michigan State University.

2017 Winning Schools (Division C – High School)

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

    The top teams  in Division C received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament on April 29, 2017, hosted by Michigan State University.