The future scientists of South Georgia gathered at Chehaw Friday to show off their skills. The park hosted the 14th annual Science Olympiad.
Third through fifth grade students competed in different science events. Teachers say competitions like this are important to show students that science isn't just something you read about in a book.
"Understanding that science is fun that science isn't just all sitting down and reading a book sitting down doing a lab science is fun," said Calvin Poole, a 5th Grade Science Teacher.
"We want them to take away from this event that science isn't just something you read in a book it's everyday in life and we use it all the time," said Chehaw Education Coordinator Jackie Entz.
More than 400 students from all over Dougherty County participated. They were selected because of their good grades in science.
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