Science Olympiad at Penn State Behrend 5

Science Olympiad at Penn State Behrend 5

Two students pour sand in a bucket to test the strength of a balsa-wood support.

The regional Science Olympiad features hands-on research challenges that test students' knowledge of physics, chemistry, optics and other scientific fields. More than 400 students participated in this year's event, which was hosted by Penn State Behrend.

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