The 24th annual McMaster Engineering & Science Olympics were held on Thursday, October 17, 2013. Thank you to all of the 63 high schools who participated!
he Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science joined together annually to present the McMaster Engineering & Science Olympics and Open House.
The Olympics and Open House introduces high school students to the exciting world of Engineering and Science through a visit to the McMaster University campus and a day full of academic competitions and engaging activities.
It is an excellent opportunity for high school students to meet our faculty, staff and current undergraduate students and while enjoying friendly competition aimed at honing students' creativity and problem solving skills. Our Open House includes labs, discussions and demonstrations which offer a ‘sneak peek’ of different topics of interest and the chance to find out more about our engineering and science programs, departments and facilities.
I participated in the Engineering and Science Olympics in 2004. I still remember very clearly getting together after school with my team to design our egg drop. We meticulously calculated and experimented to get the perfect design. There was no... [more]
Sara Cormier - attended in 2013
The Olympics were a lot of fun; I really enjoyed having the opportunity to tackle engineering problems, and to get a handle on some of the skills that engineers use day to day. It was also a great way to get acquainted with McMaster's campus, and... [more]
Zachary Strong - attended in 2009
Engineering Physics & Management II