Georgia Science Olympiad

2019 Georgia ESO Event Support

Hello everyone,

It's that time of year again :-). We need volunteers for our upcoming 2019 Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad.  We will provide any necessary materials for events upon request.  Volunteers are needed to help run and score events, and to help with set up, opening ceremonies, lunch, and clean up.

Thank you in advance for your participation!

Neporcha and Sally

Date: 05/11/2019 (Sat.)

Time: 7:30am - 2:00pm EDT

Location: Kennesaw State University

Created by:   Neporcha Cone
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Backyard Biologists (2)

Teams will be assessed on their knowledge of living organisms that they may encounter in their own backyard.

All slots filled
Laurie Aycock (2)
Tonia Burk will be helping me with this event

Barge Building (2)

Each team will construct a barge of aluminum foil that can support cargo.

1 of 2 slots filled
Mandy and Larry Robertson

Bridge Building (4)

Each team will test their ability to build a strong, stable, and reproducible bridge from common materials.


Clean Up (2)


Crime Busters (2)

Teams will identify the perpetrators of a crime or crimes by using paper chromatography and analysis of unknown solids, liquids, and plastics found at the scene of a crime.

1 of 2 slots filled
Annette Simpson
I can bring 8th grade MS Olympians to help me run this event.

Data Crunchers (2)

Teams will demonstrate their understanding of metric measurement by estimating and measuring length (meter), mass (gram), fluid volume (liter), angles, and temperature (Celsius).


Deep Blue Sea (2)

Each team will work cooperatively to answer questions and identify ocean flora, and fauna, physical features and phenomena related to marine science.

1 of 2 slots filled
Debra Coffey

Disease Detectives (2)

Teams will be challenged to apply the same scientific practices and methods, critical thinking, and reasoning skills used by CDC disease detectives.

1 of 2 slots filled
Kristin Siembieda

Event Set Up/Check-In (3)

All slots filled
Erin Adams
Virginie Jackson
Ethel KingMcKenzie

Grab a Gram (2)

Teams cooperate to pick up given materials in an amount not to exceed fifty grams. There will be at least two rounds of competition using different substances in each round.

1 of 2 slots filled
Noura Soued

Lunch (2)

All slots filled
Arlean Paige
Wakeeta Rosser

Mystery Architecture (2)

The objective is to develop the skills of collecting and organizing information using pictographs, bar, line and pie graphs to solve problems.

1 of 2 slots filled
Jennifer Ward

No Bones About It (3)

A team of two (2) students will match each of 10-15 different kinds of bones with an appropriate skeleton or chart of various animals.

1 of 3 slots filled
Mark Geil

Opening Ceremonies (2)


Paper Rockets (2)

Students build and fly a paper rocket from materials that are provided.


Rock Hound

Contestants will be required to identify various rocks and minerals. ** Volunteers already assigned for this event.


Starry Starry Night (2)

A team of two (2) students will identify constellations, planets, and other common celestial bodies in our universe.

1 of 2 slots filled
Mitzi Branham

Straw Egg Drop (2)

Teams of students build a device from soda straws to cradle an egg being dropped from a certain height.

All slots filled
Maurice Wilson
I love helping with this event.
Lateefah Id-Deen
This will be worth getting up early on a Saturday :)

The 24 Game (2)

Participants use problem solving skills combined with their knowledge of mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) to make the number 24 using the 4 numbers provided on the game cards.

1 of 2 slots filled
Brian Lawler
Am happy to help with this or anything else.

Water Rockets

Volunteers already assigned for this event.


Weather or Not (2)

This competition will test the students’ knowledge of meteorological terms, techniques, and events.

1 of 2 slots filled
Katy Basch
Catherine Basch (age 16) will assist me with this event.

Which Way is North (2)

Teams of up to two students will attempt to navigate themselves around a state road map.


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