Elementary Science Olympiad

From Mr Taff:

This year a select group of twelve elementary schools in northern Illinois including LaSalle II will compete in a Science Olympiad for 3-5th graders.

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Mr Taff and Ms Aquino are leading a series of after school science sessions for the 48 students who signed up to participate. Up to 10 groups of 3, each focused on a unique science challenge will travel to the competition once that date is finalized.

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The students have created egg toss vehicles, dissected a chicken wings, built straw bridges, and flown paper airplanes. Did you know that the bones and muscles of a chicken wing resemble the parts of a human arm?

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The remaining practice sessions will be held every other Thursday at 2:45-4:00 through April. Please check the school calendar for specifics.

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