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Archived Video

Opening Ceremony

Kohl Center, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Friday May 20, 2011

Awards Ceremony

Kohl Center, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday May 21, 2011

Tournament Highlights

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Discovery of Vitamins A and B

In 1913 University of Wisconsin biochemist Elmer V. McCollum and associates used rats to conduct nut...

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UW-Madison biochemist Elmer Verner McCollum discovered vitamin A, co-discovered vitamin B and categorized fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamens, leading to improved nutrition. (Image: DraconianRain)
Students inspect their entry into the Elevated Bridge event at the 2010 Wisconsin State Science Olympiad Tournament hosted at UW-Madison.
A competing team poses in front  of the Maquina Fountain in Engineering Mall.

Discovery of Vitamins A and B

In 1913 University of Wisconsin biochemist Elmer V. McCollum and associates used rats to conduct nutritional studies that led to the discovery of vitamin A in butterfat and cod liver oil. In 1917 his group discovered the vitamin B complex in milk whey. This opened the field of nutrition for the identification of all the vitamins, a search completed in the 1940s

Announcements

June 16, 2011 - Awards Photos Posted
The awards photos have been posted. Browse through the photos more...
May 24, 2011 - Opening and Awards Ceremonies
Archived videos are now available for both the Opening Ceremony and more...

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Tournament Updates

Update for Flying Bird
All teams planning to participate with the "flying bird" event should report half way through the co more...
Update for Battery Buggy

As we will be in a gymnasium like setting, there will be no established lane width. There will b more...

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