Students from 11 schools in the Garanhuns municipal network participate in the National Science Olympiad (ONC). On Friday (03) the second stage will be held 100% online. In total, there are more than 100 students who excelled in the first stage. ONC is part of the Science at School program and is organized by five scientific societies: the Brazilian Society of Physics (SBF), the Brazilian Society of Chemistry (ABQ), the Butantan Institute, the Brazilian Astronomical Society, and the State University of Campinas.
The first stage took place between August 5 and 6, during which students took a science exam, which was conducted online. The Olympics target high school students and students in sixth through ninth grades. The second stage exams include topics in astronomy, biology, physics, history and chemistry and will be organized into the same levels available for the first stage exam. The result should be published on September 29th.
“The Garanhuns participation in ONC is telling in relation to the previous years of launch and this makes us proud. Garanhuns Education Department encouraged schools to participate in ONC and provided guidance in its phases, the excellent result was the number of students who participated in the first phase which enabled a high percentage of accredited students We hope that the Garanhuns will have many award-winning students today,” said Superintendent of Education, Cynthia Oliveira.
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