||This is a long distance event which at
least four of the team members must finish. Teams using five members
earn five bonus points.
||To develop map reading and navigation
||Teams of up to five..
||Each team will provide its own compass.
Each team will be given a set of instructions and a compass.
Follow the instructions to complete the course as quickly as possible.
- Fastest team (time of the last members is recorded) earns
100 points. Other teams are penalized one point for each minute
less than the winning time.
- Variation: at each checkpoint there can be a scientific task
to carry out. OR
- After the course is completed each team should answer a series
of questions designed to test their powers of observation on
||Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics