Science Olympics Northwestern Ontario

What is it?

Fun! Science! Mystery diagnosis! Teamwork! Feats of Engineering!

Science Olympics is a one day event, for grades 9 ,10, 11 & 12 students, made up of a series of problem solving events that require teams to apply their knowledge of science and engineering in creative and fun ways. Compete in a team of four, and win a prize! There's an Olympian in everyone!

  • Inspire and foster inquiry in science, engineering and technology, and mathematics.
  • Hone problem solving skills, and creative and critical thinking processes
  • Promote team work and collaboration
  • Provide interactive and hands-on learning experience

Northwestern Ontario Science Olympics is a joint venture among Youth Science Ontario, the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, the Faculty of Education, and the Faculty of Engineering at Lakehead University.

When & Where?

Science Olympics will take place on November 10, 2017 at the Lakehead University Bora Laskin Building 955 Oliver Road, in Thunder Bay.


Get your school involved! Only $10 per student (includes lunch, snacks, and t-shirt). Each school is permitted to submit entries for one junior (grades 9 & 10) and for one senior (grades 11 & 12) team. Each team will consist of 4 students.


Thanks to our sponsors!

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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Science Olympics in Thunder Bay please contact us!

Contact Us

For more information please contact Dr. Todd Randall,  Dean of Science and Environmental Studies by email: or by telephone: 766-7211.

A big thanks to all our committee members:

  • Dr. Todd Randall  (Dean of Science and Environmental Studies)
  • Dr. John O'Meara ( Dean of Education)
  • Dr. David Barnett (Dean of Engineering)

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