SO Elevated Bridges

This is a fun video showing the failure of a lot of Science Olympiad Elevated Bridges at the Crystal Lake Invitational 2009. Does anyone know what state this is held in? This video shows a lot of different bridge styles for Science Olympiad, so it might help give you a starting place for a design. Keep in mind that this is just at the invitational competition level

SO Regionals

Today was our Science Olympiad regionals. Being busy all day, I didn’t get a chance to watch but two towers being tested. But there weren’t any terribly impressive ones there, mine being 8.6 grams, and the next 12.4. There was one major complication. Instead of being provided with sand to load our towers…

Elevated Bridge

Science Olympiad is bringing back the Bridge Building event in 2009, except in a modified form. The event for ’09 is Elevated Bridge, which will provide an interesting and refreshing challenge. The draft rules that are very interesting and make for a good read. Check them out as the new bridge event looks to … Read more