MSO and Com mon Core. A natural integration!. Use Science Olympiad activities to address Common Core requirements, from effective communication to collaboration. Dr. Sheila Hendry Director , Mississippi Science Olympiad. 2013 MSTA Annual Convention Jackson, MS Oct. 28, 2013.
A natural integration!
Use Science Olympiad activities to address Common Core requirements, from effective communication to collaboration.Dr. Sheila HendryDirector, Mississippi Science Olympiad
2013 MSTA Annual Convention
Jackson, MS Oct. 28, 2013
Established by Dr. Gerard Putz and Jack Cairns in 1984
Want to meet Common Core requirements, but not sure you want to start a team?
Knowledge of science facts & concepts
Common Core to start a team?
involves these same things!
Knowledge of facts & concepts
Take a look at how English Language Arts Standards, Math Standards, and Science Standards overlap:
Common Core Standards to start a team?
You can involve a variety of students in Science Olympiad. to start a team?
Teams will be given objects and data sheets. to start a team?
Part 1: Teams will estimate mass, length, width, height, area, and/or volume of objects.
Part 2: After receiving devices, teams measure to determine
actual mass, length, width, or height of objects.
Area and/or Volume will be calculated.
Part 3: Teams will complete metric unit conversions.
Hint: a standard paper clip is 2.73 mm in lengthExample Event: Metric Mastery
To find activities you can do in your classroom, check out the Science Olympiad website: www.soinc.org
Lots of resources are free, while others can be purchased at the SO store.
Think about having a Mississippi Science Olympiad team at your school.
Regionals the Science Olympiad website:
to compete in the state tournament.
allowed to participate at the state level.
A list of this year’s events and their brief descriptions are listed on the MS Science Olympiad website:
Additional information, including resources and frequently asked questions, can be found at the
National Science Olympiad website: