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Science Olympiad Showcase 2018

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Saturday, January 20th 9am-4pm Free

On Saturday, January 20, 2018 the Museum will host 30 North Carolina middle and high school Science Olympiad teams and offer them the opportunity to participate in practice events designed to help them get ready for competition. In addition to offering 11 practice events for pre-registered teams, the Museum will provide Science Olympiad-themed activities and presentations that walk-in visitors can enjoy throughout the day.

Registration for the Showcase is being handled by NC Science Olympiad. Please visit the NC Science Olympiad website ( for more information.

Science Olympiad-themed Presentations (available to all visitors)
SECU Daily Planet Theater, 1st, 2nd or 3rd floors, Nature Research Center
Topics and times TBA

Windows on the World, 3rd floor, Nature Exploration Center
Noon, 1:30 pm & 2:30 pm – Meet the Animals: Amphibians vs Reptiles

Activities & Resource Tables (available to all visitors)
Additional activities and resources will be posted as information becomes available.

Amazing Mechatronics
Crimebusters & Forensics
Crustal Crossword
Duct Tape Crafts
Epidemiology with NoroCORE Food Virology (
Fast Facts
Genomics & Microbiology Research at the Museum
Hovercraft Testing
Materials Science with SMILE Camp (
Optics: Laser Shoot
Ping Pong Parachute
Potions & Poisons: Plants
Potions & Poisons: Spiders & Scorpions
Reptile & Amphibians
Say It, Do It
Teen Programs at the Museum
*Please note that the Naturalist Center, the Micro World Investigate Lab and the Natural World Investigate Lab will be used for Science Olympiad testing and closed to the public.

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