ACC Hosts ABSS Students for Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad students at ACC on April 1.For the third consecutive year, Alamance Community College hosted the Alamance-Burlington Schools’ Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 1. Hundreds of students representing 19 elementary and grade schools competed in events ranging from home-made rocket launches, marshmallow catapult, data crunchers, and STEM design challenge.

Biotechnology station to extract banana DNA. ABSS students look at banana DNA samples.While these students were competing for medals, their parents and siblings were entertained and educated by Biotechnology students leading guests through extracting banana DNA and viewing under a microscope….

Math and Physics Club station.

ABSS students played math and physics games.and ACC Math and Physics Club volunteers showcased math games and puzzles to demonstrate the strength and importance of numbers.

Once again, hundreds more students and parents were introduced to the ACC campus and its offerings.