Homeschool Science Colorado (HSC) is a homeschool group organized to participate in Science Olympiad. Founded in the fall of 2008 and based in Colorado Springs, Homeschool Science Colorado has built a reputation as a top competitor while emphasizing teamwork and integrity. Teams from HSC have consistently placed among the top ranked teams in the state of Colorado.
Our mission is to provide participants, coaches, and parents with a positive learning experience in the fields of science, and to compete with excellence, character, and integrity.
If you are a homeschool family looking for a rich science experience, join us! Not only will your children delve deeply into a variety of topics and events, but they will also learn about collaboration, innovation, and research skills. Most importantly you will meet like-minded families, and find lasting friendships as part of this terrific team.
Science Olympiad is a nation-wide nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of science education, increasing student interest in science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. These goals are accomplished through various means including regional, state and national tournaments. Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic competitions that consist of a series of team events which students prepare for during the year. These events are well balanced between the various science disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry, physics and technology. There is also a balance between events requiring knowledge of science concepts, process skills and science applications. Homeschool Science Colorado is a homeschool group organized to participate in Science Olympiad tournaments with competitive teams.
Science Olympiad has two competitive levels: Division B for 6-9th graders, and Division C for 9-12th graders. We currently have two core teams, one in each division: B1 and C1, which are teams that require a high level of commitment from the students and their families. These teams consistently place among the highest rankings at the state level. If interest and numbers allow, each year we evaluate the option of additional teams. These teams are based on interest level and are less competitive than our core teams.
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