SDSM&T Science Contest

The School of Mines regrets that we have had to CANCEL the 2015 Science Contest. 

Please contact Dr. Justin Meyer, if you have questions.


Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 -- event cancelled
Exams will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm with a break at 12:00 for lunch. 
Awards will be at 3:15 pm.


Examinations will be given in each of the following field

  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics

Awards and divisions

Individual awards will be given to the top students in two different divisions:  one for students who are enrolled or have taken an AP course in the exam field, and one for students who have not taken an AP course in the exam field.  These divisions will be populated with students from all schools attending, and there will not be separate divisions based on which school the student is from.

  • Awards will be given to the top teams in each division, for each exam.  A team will consist of three students from the same school, with the option for one alternate.
  • Earth Science will not have an AP division, and therefore will only have one division.

Other considerations

Further details and registration will take place in the fall.

We are also planning on having tours and department open houses during the event this year, along with a lounge set up for teachers and bus drivers.

We are also exploring the option for free or discounted lunches for students and teachers this year.  Further details will be given during registration.

Check back to this page for updates, information and registration as the event gets closer, at: