LANSING, Mich. – The Regional Science Olympiad (RSO) will take place at Lansing Community College on Saturday, March 24, 2018.
Science Olympiad is a national rigorous standards-based science competition with yearly rotating events, always representing the various components of STEM education. Teams of up to 15 students compete in events testing knowledge in areas as wide-ranging as insect identification to Laser shoots, and from bridge building to Mag-Lev vehicle construction. Scores are accumulated in all events with the top teams moving on to state level competition.
Lansing Community College
Saturday, March 24
8 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
LCC Downtown Campus
422 N. Washington Square – Gannon Building
515 Washington Square – Health & Human Services
Science Olympiad is beneficial to students because it expands their knowledge of the STEM fields and provides a deeper understanding of a specific area of study in addition to their in school curriculum. It also provides the opportunity to see how their peers are working for the same goal of making it to the state tournament.
About Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.
Lansing Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and equal education for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or that is unrelated to the person’s ability to participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the college.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Lori Willett, Human Resource Manager/Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1870; Christine Thompson, Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1261.