Maui’s first Elementary Science Olympiad happens Saturday

Students from four Maui County schools will participate in Maui’s first Elementary Science Olympiad tournament Saturday.

The students will take part in 10 different events, both written and construction, over the course of three time periods. Individual event medals, along with overall team trophies, will be awarded at the end of the day.

The following events will be open to spectators outside of Pomaikai Elementary School.

* Ramp ‘n’ Roll, 9 to 10:10 a.m. Students will design cars and build ramps to travel a certain distance.

* 3, 2, 1, Blast Off!, 10:20 to 11:30 a.m. Students will build bottle rockets and test them.

* Bridge-a-roni, 11:40 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Students will build bridges out of pasta and test them.