Dates Announced, New Registration System Launches Soon
Making plans for regional competitions this year? Dates for most of Alabama's regional tournaments for 2018-19 are set. Check our Tournaments page for all the details. Team registration will begin soon. We're working on launching our new registration portal that will make the entire process easier (online registration!). Keep an eye here on the web site for details on the official launch date and time to get your teams registered.
B & C Division Event Rules Available Free Online
The Science Olympiad has made rules for all division B and C events available for free to all participants via the Science Olympiad Store at store.soinc.org. And, you'll find other great even preparation resources in the SO Store as well. Please note the Science Olympiad mobile app for rules will no longer be supported.
Online Resources to Help You Get Your Team Prepared
Get a helpful guide for Rocks and Minerals online from Other Worlds (scroll down to 4th item, 2013 Kit for a download link). And the Science Olympiad has a wealth of resources available on at soinc.org to help teams prepare for regional competitions including event-by-event materials. Visit the Science Olympiad Preparation Tips page and use the B/C Events dropdown menu to select a specific event or go to the Science Olympiad Store for more great resources.
Scientific American Profiles Science Olympiad
How does competing in a Science Olympiad make an impact on students of all ages? Read this Scientific American article, part of the Frontiers for Young Minds series, for the story.
New Classroom Resources for Grades 3-6
A new set of 15 lesson plans that help incorporate events from the Elementary Science Olympiad into regular classroom activities are now available. This special resource is just $40 (includes shipping). Use the Contact Us page to let our State Director know you're interested in purchasing a copy.
Free MIT Science Videos Available Online
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently hosted a workshop on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education that included a demonstration of a university project to create STEM focused videos. Check out their work, for free, at blossoms.mit.edu/home
Even More Science Opportunities in Alabama
Looking for more ways to get your students involved in science? Consider the Alabama Junior Academy of Science in association with the Alabama Academy of Science!