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ANATOMY

Anatomy

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event is generously supported by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). 

LINKS

There is a CD for Biology & Earth Science events available in the Science Olympiad Store.

GENERAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LINKS

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

DISEASE DETECTIVES

Disease Detectives

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event is generously supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). For scholarships and travel awards in this field of study, be sure to investigate The College Board's Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program and its 2010-2011 partnership with Science Olympiad.

RESOURCES

LINKS

The following websites and their links contain material that may be useful to event supervisors, coaches and competitors, and for those who are interested, there is a CD for Biology & Earth Science events available in the Science Olympiad Store. New for 2011 - check out the Disease Detectives training CD!

CDC RESOURCES

DISEASE DETECTIVES

GLOSSARIES & DICTIONARIES

2010-2011 EMPHASIS - PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO FOOD-BORNE ILLNESS


FORESTRY

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

RESOURCES AND LINKS

Virginia Tech Dendrology Fax Sheets and Photos of Species - Tree shape, leaf, flower, twig, bark, fruit and fact sheets and photos

TREE IDENTIFICATION SITES

TREE IDENTIFICATION KEYS


MICROBE MISSION

Microbe Mission

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. There is a Microbe Mission training CD available in the Science Olympiad Store.

RESOURCES AND LINKS FOR 2012

RESOURCES AND LINKS FOR 2011

The Microbe World  (Excellent overview)
 
Food Safety Lessons for Middle School Kids  (Good for Microbe Mission and Disease Detectives)
            http://extension.psu.edu/food-safety
 
Renewable Fuels and Power – Using algae to produce petroleum
 
Nikon – Microscopy U – Source of Microscopy Education
            http://www.microscopyu.com/
 
Microbiology Resources
            http://www.microbes.info/
 
 On-line Microbiology Text
 
Virtual Microbiology Classroom
 
Online Bacteriology  Textbook
 
On-line Course
 
Course Notes – Introduction to Microbiology
 
 Microbiology Lab Manual – online
 
 Microbe Ecology
 

 

WATER QUALITY

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

RESOURCES AND LINKS


DYNAMIC PLANET

Dynamic Planet

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, there is a Bio-Earth CD available in the Science Olympiad Store.

LINKS

Use these links to prepare for Dynamic Planet. The 2011 subject is Earth's Fresh Waters.

Download this excellent PDF primer to limnology-the study of Earth’s fresh waters.

PPT saved in PDF format that provides an excellent introduction to limnology and the hydrologic cycle.

RESOURCES


METEOROLOGY

Meteorology

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. The subject for 2011 is Severe Storms. For those who are interested, the Audubon Weather Guide and the Bio-Earth CD are available in the Science Olympiad Store.

LINKS

These links should not be interpreted as an endorsement for the target website/products.


REACH FOR THE STARS

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

RESOURCES AND LINKS


ROAD SCHOLAR

Road Scholar

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence, and links should not be interpreted as an endorsement for the target website/products. For those who are interested, there is a Road Scholar Manual available in the Science Olympiad Store.

RESOURCES & LINKS 

UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (USGS) SITES

 

ROCKS AND MINERALS

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

RESOURCES AND LINKS

Official 2012 Rocks and Minerals List (PDF)


OPTICS

Optics

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

RESOURCES AND LINKS:

VIDEO:


STORM THE CASTLE

Storm the Castle

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, there is a Storm The Castle DVD in the Science Olympiad Store.

RESOURCES

LINKS

VIDEO

 

CRIME BUSTERS

Science Crime Busters

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, there is a ScienceCrime Busters CD and Manual available in the Science Olympiad Store.

LINKS


BOTTLE ROCKET

Bottle Rocket

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, there is a Bottle Rocket DVD available in the Science Olympiad Store.

RESOURCES AND LINKS

VIDEOS


MOUSETRAP VEHICLE

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.  There is a DVD on Mousetrap Vehicle in the Science Olympiad Store!

RESOURCES AND LINKS - NEW FOR 2012 DIV. B COMING SOON!

 

TOWERS

Towers

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.  There is a DVD on Tower Building in the Science Olympiad Store!

RESOURCES:

  • Science Olympiad Power Point Slide Show from 2011 Summer Institute
  • Tower Drawing - 2012
  • Team Score Sheet/Checklist 2012 (Word)
  • Event Score Sheet/Spreadsheet 2012 (Excel) - Coming soon!

LINKS:

VIDEOS:

There are hundreds of YouTube videos that allow you to see teams building, testing and breaking Science Olympiad towers, bridges and boomilevers. You can get good ideas on designs by watching any of them.


AWESOME AQUIFERS

Awesome Aquifers

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.  This event is generously supported by the Groundwater Foundation. For those who are interested, there is an Awesome Aquifers DVD available in the Science Olympiad Store.

RESOURCES AND LINKS


COMPUTE THIS

Compute This

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, there is a Problem Solving/Technology training CD available in the Science Olympiad Store.

The domain for 2011 tournaments is http://www.noaa.gov/

RESOURCES:


EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Experimental Design

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. For those who are interested, an Experimental Design CD and Manual are available in the Science Olympiad Store.

LINKS

Use these sites and resources to prepare for Experimental Design.



WRITE IT DO IT

Write It Do It

The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.

LINKS

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