This page contains event specific information as provided by the various event supervisors. Please check this page and Updates frequently, for the most current information, including the specific needs of the SBTA.
The rules state that probes may be used, so teams should proceed accordingly. (14 April)
All rockets will be launched using a Nerds, Inc.
The 2009 Division B and C Disease Detectives topics for the National Science Olympiad are disease outbreaks involving waterborne illness and antimicrobial resistance. (14 April)
Division B Environmental Chemistry:
Division B Environmental Chemistry (.pdf)
Since all teams will be building at the same time, there will be no impound. Teams should arrive a few minutes before 7:00 am. Instructions and building will begin at 7:00 am. All building must be complete before 8:00 am.
The Physics Lab event will focus on mechanical, gravitational and rotational Work, Power and Energy. Some form of handling experimental errors may be required (14 April)
Reach For The Stars :
Question: Will the event use a planetarium/skylab or sky charts?
Answer: The method of test administration will be announced on Friday night at the coaches meeting. Students should be prepared for any possibility.
Teams are strongly encouraged to submit graphs/charts/tables electronically prior to competition, if possible by May 8th or no later than at registration or impound. If hand drawn graphs are used, the graphs should be submitted at registration/impound (or if possible, scanned and sent electronically).
Submit information to:
Division B e-mail: email@example.com
Division C email: firstname.lastname@example.org