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Plum students enjoy science activities at Olympiad

| Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 12:33 a.m.
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.
Fifth-grader Dom Beyer of Pivik Elementary tries to determine the density of an object during the second annual Plum Elementary Science Olympiad.
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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