The Science Olympiad is one of the premier science competitions in the nation, involving over 7,000 teams in all 50 states. The challenging and motivating events are aligned with PA Science Standards as well as National Science Education Standards. The NW PA Regional of the Science Olympiad will be held at Penn State Behrend on March 11, 2014.
Open House Nights in Astronomy
All are invited to learn more about the sky above us in these non-technical presentations, which include astronomical viewing at the Mehalso Observatory, weather permitting.
A number of seminars on various scientific topics, led by our faculty and guest presenters, are held throughout the year.
More than 100 students from several area high schools visit Penn State Behrend each year for a day of fun physics experiments and friendly competition. This year's event is on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, from 9- 2 pm. Registration begins at 8:00 am in Roche Hall of the Prischak Building. For more information, please call 814-898-6105.