29th Annual Hawaii Physics Olympics & Regional Bridge Building Contest

February 3, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Physical Science Building and Watanabe Hall

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 03, 2018
WHERE: UH Manoa, Physical Science Building and Watanabe Hall
EVENTS: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
BRIDGE TESTING: starts at 8:30 a.m. in Physical Science 217
AWARD CEREMONY: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Physical Science 217

The 2018 Physics Olympics will be held at the Physical Science Building and one location outside Watanabe Hall on the UH Manoa campus in Honolulu. About 30 teams of high school students from public and private schools on Oahu will be challenged by five fun events based on concepts in physics. The events are designed and run by students from UH Manoa, Kapiolani CC, Leeward CC, Brigham Young Univ. Hawaii, and Chaminade Univ. About 120 high school students are expected to participate.

In addition to the five required events, there will be an optional bridge building contest. Testing of bridges entered will be done in Physical Science 217 throughout the morning.

The public and media are welcome but space for viewing the events is limited and seating may not be available for spectators. For more information, contact Jelena Maricic (956-7176) or Pui Lam (956-2988) at the UH Manoa Physics & Astronomy Dept.

Ticket Information
Free; Open to the Public

Event Sponsor
Physics and Astronomy, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Jelena Maricic/ Pui Lam, 956-7176/ 956-2988, jelena@phys.hawaii.edu/plam@hawaii.edu

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