Try answering the following question in less than five seconds: Jeff walks west in a straight path for 100 meters and then east in a straight path for 150 meters. What is the magnitude of his displacement, in meters? Can’t do it? Well, Science Bowl teams from Tokay High School, Elkhorn Elementary School and Lodi Middle School can quickly tell you that the answer is 50.
Tokay High’s team is once again headed to the high school regional competition in Modesto on Saturday to compete for an all-expenses-paid ticket to nationals in Washington, D.C. Elkhorn Elementary and Lodi Middle students will be competing for the first time at Las Positas College in Livermore on Saturday.
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