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 in the Science Olympiad Store. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.
Resources and Links
- 2021 Internet Links for Machines
- Classic Simple and Compound Machines DVD with Lessons from National Event Supervisor Charles Gosselin
- 2020 Chem-Physics CD - contains Machines
- Science Olympiad Machines Kit from Ward's Science
- Example Graphs & Diagrams Template for Physics Events
- Machines Practice Slides from a Science Olympiad National Event Supervisor:
- Machines Homework Generator
- Score Sheet and Checklist Page
- Event Supervisor Page and Guide
- Khan Academy Tutorial on Mechanical Advantage
- Museum of Science and Industry Simple Machines online game
- SEDL Simple Machines Online Textbook
- Department of Navy - Basic Machines Textbook
- Event Supervisors! Please review the Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2021 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions and Satellite and mini SO tournament formats for tips!