2019 Bottle Biology

Students will submit evidence of their work online for scoring, including several mandatory deadlines in advance of the Science Olympiad tournament date. This is a significant variation from the rules described in the manual. Note that the due dates are well in advance of the date of the Science Olympiad tournament dates.

First submission of data: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A link will be provided to a form that is an Intent to Participate. The form includes space to 1) select with of the two experiments the teams is going to observe, 2) tell why the team selected the type of experiment (decomposition or terrarium), 3) identify the start date of the project, and 4) submit a photo of the team starting the experiment.

Second submission of data: Friday, November 2, 2018

A link will be provided to a form that contains space for 1) research plan, 2) pictures of the device, and 3) first week’s observations.

Third submission of data: Monday, December 3, 2018

A link will be provided to a form that includes space to 1) post observations made during the period from the start of the experiment to Dec. 3rd, 2) submit organized data collection, and 3) include pictures of the soda bottle.  

Final submission of data: Friday, January 11, 2019 

A link will be provided to a form that includes space to submit 1) any additional data collected and  final observations, 2) conclusion(s),
3) pictures, and 4) suggested improvement to the experiment.

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