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Students Compete in the 2014/15 Broward SECME-STEM Olympiad

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
 
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WHO:              
Students (Kindergarten through Grade 12), Teachers, School Administrators, Parents and Community Members
 
WHAT:            
2014/15 Broward SECME-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Olympiad
 
WHEN:            
Saturday, April 18, 2015
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (awards ceremony begins at approximately 3 p.m.)
 
WHERE:          
J.P. Taravella High School
10600 Riverside Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33071
 
WHY:              
The Broward SECME – STEM Olympiad’s fun, interactive competitions include student teams from schools across Broward County building and racing specially designed “Mousetrap Cars,” testing their skills at building water rockets out of two-liter bottles, competing in robotics hand and VEX robotic games competitions, and taking part in an FPL generator build (to name a few of the events).  There are also essay and artwork project contests.  Winners in select events will qualify to take part in national competitions.

*Update 06/11/15
View a list of winners from the SECME-STEM Olympiad
 
The SECME-STEM Olympiad competition aims to increase students’ interests in STEM-related career fields.  To learn more about all of the competitions, visit:
http://stem.browardschools.com/science/science_general/science-student-competitions/secme/
 
For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Milenkovic, BCPS Science Curriculum                            Supervisor, at 754-321-2623.
 
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