NC Science Olympiad Summer Camps 2013

NC Science Olympiad Campmag
Smith Magnet Elementary School
1101 Maxwell Dr
Raleigh, NC
919-515-9402
Session 1:  Monday, July 15, 2013 – Friday, July 19, 2103
Session 2:  Monday, July 22, 2013 – Friday, July 26, 2013
Morning Course:  9:00am – 12:00pm
Afternoon Course:  1:00pm – 4:00pm
Rising 2nd – 6th Graders
Half Day $175 / Full Day $350
Register Online
(Campers staying for the full day are eligible for a free supervised lunch period.) 

  • Blast It! Teams work their way through the physics of flight with Stomp Rockets and water powered bottle rockets.
  • Catapult It! Campers test the physics of projectile motion as they build and test catapults designed to hit targets at varying distances.
  • Engineer It! Teams learn the engineering principles behind constructing structures made from various materials as they experiment with bridges and towers.
  • Fly It! Campers explore the physics of flight as they work their way through paper or blasa planes and gliders.
  • Solve It! Campers gather evidence and learn how to process it with chemistry and sound scientific practices in order to solve a mystery.
  • Plant It! Campers learn about nature, identifying local trees and insects, and create their own living ecosystem in a bottle.
  • Proteggct It! Campers learn about the physical properties of various materials as they design and build devices to protect eggs from breaking when dropped from increasing heights.
  • Live It! Campers learn about the organ systems in their own bodies, as well as the nutrition that keeps them fueled.

The exact schedule of events offered in each session and more details are available on the Olympiad Camp page.  Contact Sam Barlow at sdbarlow@ncsu.edu with additional questions.

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