UNM Science Olympiad Event Needs Volunteers

We Need Volunteers!
 
Central NM Science Olympiad
Event Supervisors needed!
Saturday, February 3, 2018
UNM ~ Johnson Center
 
We need volunteers for the following events:
 
Crime Busters (forensic lab event)
Forensics
Game On (computer programing)
Herpetology
Mystery Architecture
Optics
Remote Sensing
Rocks & Minerals
Thermodynamics
Wright Stuff (balsa wood airplane construction/testing)
 
What is Science Olympiad?
 
Science Olympiad is a national competition that brings together middle school and high school students to compete in science-oriented events.
 
What is an Event Supervisor?
 
An event supervisor is a volunteer with relevant expertise who manages an individual event of the competition. It can be a teacher, student (college or above), industry professional, past or present. Nearly anyone with a background in the event's topic is welcome!
 
What does an event supervisor do?
 
  • Read and become familiar with the event rules
  • Set up and run the event on the day of the competition
  • Some events require the event supervisor to prepare a written test, other events require them to identify, gather and/or construct supplies, measuring devices, and test apparatus
 
What support is available to volunteers?
 
  • Advice, insight, and other support are available from the competition coordinator as well as past and current event supervisors
  • We can purchase of supplies and provide volunteers to assist on the day of the competition
  • We feed you! Breakfast, lunch and snacks available on the day of the competition
If you have expertise/experience in any of the subject areas listed above and you are passionate about helping students succeed in STEM, please contact Erin at scifair@unm.edu for more information!

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