Science Olympics | APEGA

Science Olympics

The APEGA Science Olympics are interactive, inter-school, engineering and geoscience events for students in Grades 1 to 12 that take learning beyond the classroom. Students are given a series of problem-solving challenges that demonstrate the fun side of engineering and geoscience, and allow students to see first-hand how these fields impact our everyday lives.

Students cover many areas of scientific study, while learning to work and interact within a group. They use their skills and innovative ideas to develop creative solutions to various challenges. All challenges at these events are related to Alberta school curricula, and have been developed by work groups comprising APEGA Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists, and local teachers. 

2019 APEGA Science Olympics Events

For more details about regional events, please contact outreach@apega.ca

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Calgary

DateMay 4, 2019
Time8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
LocationWinsport Arena
Markin MacPhail Centre
88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Calgary, AB  T3B 5R5

Registration for the 2019 event is now closed. Registration for the 2020 event will open in the fall of 2019. 

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Cold Lake

The 2019 Cold Lake Science Olympics event took place on February 9 at the Cold Lake Energy Centre.

Information regarding future events will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Grande Prairie

The 2018 Peace River Science Olympics event took place on October 27 at Charles Spencer High School.

Information regarding the 2019 event will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Edmonton

The 2019 Edmonton Science Olympics event took place on April 6 at the University of Alberta Pavilion.

Information regarding future events will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Lloydminster

The 2019 Lloydminster Science Olympics event took place on March 21 at the Holy Rosary School.

Information regarding future events will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Medicine Hat

The 2019 Medicine Hat Science Olympics event took place on March 16 at the Medicine Hat High School.

Information regarding future events will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Peace River

The 2018 Peace River Science Olympics event took place on February 24 at Glenmary School.

Information regarding the 2019 event will be posted here when it becomes available. 

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Red Deer

DateMay 4, 2019
Time12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LocationRed Deer College - Learning Common
100 College Blvd
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5

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Wood Buffalo

The 2019 Wood Buffalo Science Olympics event took place on January 25 at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre.

Information regarding the 2020 event will be posted here when it becomes available.

Judging

Teams are given a score for each challenge. Their cumulative scores are then measured against set point thresholds, from which final rankings are determined. This may result in multiple teams receiving gold, silver, and bronze.

Photographs

An APEGA Member will be taking photographs of teams and activities during the APEGA Science Olympics. These images are collected for use in promoting science and technology events, and they may be made public by means of printed or electronic publication. Individuals’ names will not be published; only school names may be published if applicable.

Additional Details

  • The only people allowed in the challenge area at any time are students and judges.
  • Spectators are welcome! Bring someone to watch and cheer for your team.