Science Olympiad held Saturday

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center will mark its 30th anniversary hosting a Science Olympiad Saturday.

About 325 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula will compete in 46 events facilitated by more than 125 volunteers. The Science Olympiad runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the West Science and New Science Buildings, with an awards ceremony at about 4:30 p.m. in Jamrich 1100.

Events for 2017 include:

– Life, Personal, and Social Science: Anatomy and Physiology, Disease Detectives, Ecology, Invasive Species, Microbe Mission.

– Physical Sciences and Chemistry: Hovercraft, Optics, Wind Power, Crime Busters, Food Science, Chem Lab, Forensics, Materials Science.

– Earth and Space Science: Astronomy, Dynamic Planet, Meteorology, Reach for the Stars, Road Scholar, Remote Sensing, Rocks and Minerals.

– Technology and Engineering: Mission Possible, Scrambler, Towers, Wright Stuff, Electric Vehicle, Helicopters, Robot Arm.

– Inquiry and Nature of Science: Bottle Rocket, Experimental Design, Fast Facts, Write It/Do It, Game On, Hydrogeology