Maryland Science Olympiad
2014 Baltimore MSO Science Olympiad Tournament At Morgan was an overwhelming success!
Student response to the Olympiad this weekend shouts it loud and clear:
- 100% said they like math & science more or love it - since joining MSO
- 97% said their MSO experience should help with schoolwork
- 94% they want to do a Maryland Science Olympiad again
- More girls (slightly) than boys, a very gender-balanced STEM environment
- Over 80% think girls and boys have equal STEM capabilities
- 76% said their experience made them think about a career in a STEM field
Seventy students from 11 Baltimore city public schools participated in 18 STEM competitions throughout the day.
STEM volunteers showed the students and amazing level of support.
Over 70 volunteers supported the event, with over 40 Morgan STEM students & professors, 25 STEM professionals, and 10 UM-B students.
Thanks to the sponsors - Northrop Grumman, UM-B, SWE, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Family League.