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Plum students enjoy science activities at Olympiad

| Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 12:33 a.m.
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Regency Park Elementary sixth-grader Gianni DelMastro answers teacher Nathan Pfeiffer's questions, during the Pentathalon obstacle course that was part of the recent Plum Elementary Science Olympiad.
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Fifth-grader Dom Beyer of Pivik Elementary tries to determine the density of an object during the second annual Plum Elementary Science Olympiad.
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Center Elementary students apply their knowledge of density to identify a 'mystery' object during the second annual Plum Elementary Science Olympiad at Regency Park Elementary.

Fourth- through sixth-graders in the Plum School District gathered at Regency Park Elementary School for a recent Science Olympiad, as part of Pittsburgh's Remake Learning Days.

Teams with students in each of the grade levels took part in hands-on activities such as Food For Thought, or learning to interpret a food label; Pentathalon, an obstacle course with physical and mental activities; and Write It/Do It, in which teams communicated with each other to reproduce an object. This was the second year for the event.

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