It's About Time
Welcome to It's About Time! In this event, teams will answer questions related to time and they may construct and bring one non- electrical device to measure time intervals between 10 and 300 seconds.
The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. You can find free online copies of the current rules for download on the 2022 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.
Resources & Links
- How Stuff Works: Electronics
- The Horology Source
- National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
- National Institute of Standards and Technology "A Walk Through Time"
Practice Problems & Tests
- 2022 info coming soon!
Event Supervisor Resources
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, It's About Time Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Score sheet and team checklist
- Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2022 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions, running the event in Satellite and mini SO tournament formats, and more tips on the event!