(formerly Science Olympiad)
- Open to all HMS and WJHS students.
- Eight weeks of classes, beginning December 4, 2019 and continuing through February 6, 2020 (no classes over Winter Break).
- Taught by volunteer experts from our community.
- Class sizes are limited and fill quickly
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 9:00AM ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019. ENROLLMENT IS ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.
Wednesday 4-5pm, WJHS
Sports Physiology Liesel Brown
Want to jump higher and run faster? In this class, you will learn how your body works and functions, and how you can improve your overall health and sports performance.
Crave the Wave Chris Oh
Why is the sky blue? How do you locate an earthquake? Why do tsunami waves grow as they approach shore? How is the F-22 Raptor invisible to radar? In this class you will study all aspects of wave behavior.
Mystery Architecture Emily Mackie & Mhairi Phillips
In this class, you will work together to creatively design and build a unique structure that solves a problem and meets a community need. Last year’s class built a mobile shelter for the homeless!
RoboLAB– NEW CLASS! Michael Sobin
Calling all future engineers! In this class, innovative problem solvers work in teams with the VEX IQ Robotics system to plan, assemble and bring their machine creations to life.
Thursday 6-7pm, WJHS
Matter Matters: It’s a Material World James Lane & Michael Connelly
Did you ever wonder why as you bend a paperclip back-and-forth it gets harder to bend and heats up before breaking? Did you ever wonder why a metal cup will dent when dropped, but a ceramic mug will shatter? In this class, students will conduct hands-on experiments to learn about various materials properties.
Do the Cube Richard Lee & Jerich Lee
Do you like to solve puzzles? In this class, you will learn algorithms and tips to help solve Rubik’s Cube, the world-famous 3D puzzle game.
Circuit City (Note New Time!) Christopher Wieczorek
In this shocking class, you will learn about the power of electricity, currents and conductors while building different types of circuits.
Thursday 7-8pm, WJHS
Aerodynamics Greg Mayer & Tony Asghari
Ever wondered how the shape of an airplane’s wings affects its ability to fly? Learn about how things fly as you build models that test the four forces of flight.
HUMAnatomy (Note New Time!) Alma Arslanagic
Did you know that the tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body? In this class, you will learn about body systems, including the structure of the parts, what they do, and how they work together.
Green Power – NEW CLASS! Dan Litchfield
In this powerful class, you will harness the wind and sun as you learn about the future of renewable energy.