Mission and Goals

Science Olympiad Mission
¬ěScience Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving thequality of K-12 science education, increasing male, female and minorityinterest in science, creating a technologically-literate workforce and providing recognition for outstanding achievement by both students and teachers. These goals are achieved by participating in Science Olympiadtournaments and non-competitive events, incorporating Science Olympiad intoclassroom curriculum and attending teacher training institutes.



Science Olympiad Goals
    
To create a passion for learning science by supporting elementary and secondary ScienceOlympiad tournaments at building, district, county, state and national levelswith an emphasis on teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
To improve the quality of K-12 science education throughout the nation by changingthe way science is perceived and the way it is taught (with an emphasis onproblem solving and hands-on, minds-on constructiveness learning practices). This goal is accomplished through in-depth core curriculum training workshops andthe distribution of curriculum materials.
To celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievement of both students andteachers in the areas of science and technology by awarding thousand of certificates, medals, trophies and scholarships.
To promote partnerships among community, businesses, industry, government and education.
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