District Level Math Olympics
Posted on 03/12/2019
Students launching paper clips

The OCPS District Level Math Olympics provided four competitions for teams to showcase their knowledge of Math Fluency, Math Tasks, Math Models and in a Math Application Challenge. Some little mathematicians put their skills to the test.


The Math Application Challenge competition is the most intensive and visual. Students design a catapult from a set list of supplies. Teams bring their perfectly measured design to the competition and have 2.5 hours to build the catapult to match their design.  Students receive points for accuracy of the catapult measurements in comparison to the design and accuracy of the catapult to actually hit a specific target.