McMaster Engineering & Science Olympics

October 17, 2006

More than 800 high school students from across Ontario will travel to Hamilton on Thursday to test their mental agility, engineering skill and scientific know-how at the annual McMaster Engineering and Science Olympics. Competitions will include "the infamous egg drop, Engineering Jeopardy, constructing a Canada arm from plastic straws, programming a robot, mathematics mental gymnastics, and a physics paper triathlon, to name a few." The top student teams in each event can win more than $20,000 in McMaster entrance awards. McMaster story