Science Olympiad challenges with mental gymnastics
First and third-place winners in the Science Bowl competition of the Elementary School Science Olympiad held Saturday at Bear Creek High include (from left) Jacob Lane, Jack Ducato, Nicole Truong, Melanie Cockrum, Kevin Hartung and Garrett DeMartinis. Lodi Unified schools took the top four awards for overall competition. (Courtesy photo)
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2005 10:00 pm
You have 50 plastic drinking straws and 20 straight pins and
mere minutes to transform them into a suspension bridge that will
support the weight of a 50-gram block -- go!
That was one of several problems put before Elkhorn School
fourth-graders Crystal Zhong and Michael Kinane Saturday when they
and some 300 San Joaquin County elementary school students tackled
the academic rigors of the Science Olympiad held at Bear Creek High
Monday, April 4, 2005 10:00 pm.