'MythOlympics' for North Country students runs today through Saturday in Potsdam
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11:49 am

Clarkson University will host the MythOlympics for students, funded by Alcoa, July 17-20.

Highlights will include an action movie myths day, measuring the greenhouse effect of small reactors, and testing food related myths.

The full schedule follows:

Wednesday, July 17

• 6 – 7:30 p.m. Arrive and Register ERC Lobby

• 7:30 – 8 p.m. Settle in your room Cubley House

• 8 – 9 p.m. Swim Test (for those wishing to use the pool) IRC

• 9 – 10:30 p.m. Team Building Exercises Cheel Lawn or ERC Lobby in the event of inclement weather

• 11 p.m. On your assigned residence floor Cubley House

Thursday, July 18

• 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 9 – 10 a.m. MythOlympics Opening Ceremonies Cheel 113C Special Guest: Steve Rombough, Alcoa

• 10 – noon Climate Change Myths Cheel 113C

• Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 1 – 2:30 p.m. Greenhouse gas and global warming Cheel 113C and/or Cheel lawn

• 2:30 – 3 p.m. Free Time, Knight Armor Store, Cheel

• 3 – 5 p.m. Biomimicry Myths Cheel 113C and/or Cheel lawn Dr. Douglas Bohl

• 5 – 6 p.m. Dinner Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 6 – 8 p.m. Finish greenhouse gas and global warming Cheel 113C and/or Cheel lawn Sustainability Discussion

• 8 – 11 p.m. Bonfire Riverside (behind the Clarkson Boat House)

Alternative (in the event of inclement weather)

• Free Time (8-10 p.m.) IRC

• Pool open 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. for those who want to swim

• Planned activities (10-11 p.m.) Cubley House

• 11 p.m. On Your Assigned Residence Floor Cubley House

Friday, July 19

• 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 9 – 10 a.m. Bomb and Space Suit Myths Cheel 113C

• Special Guest: 10 a.m. – Noon Identification and Lie Detection Myths CAMP Annex 2211 Dr. Stephanie Schuckers

• Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 1 – 3 p.m. Forensics Myths Science Center 238 Dr. James Peploski

• 3 – 5:30 p.m. Bullet Myths (taking bus to and from the firing range) Potsdam Firing Range Adrian Vielhauer, Military Science Instructor, Clarkson Amy ROTC

• 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Rube Goldberg Challenge Cheel 113C

• 8:30 – 10 p.m. Free Time IRC

• Pool open 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. for those who want to swim

• 10 – 11 p.m. Farewell Party/Free Time Cubley House

• 11 p.m. On Your Assigned Residence Floor Cubley House

Saturday, July 20

• 7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast/Preliminary Check-out Ross-Brooks Cafeteria

• 9 – 11:30 a.m. Food Myths and Challenges Cheel 113C

• 11:30 a.m. – Noon Program evaluations Cheel 113C

• Noon – 1:30 p.m. MythOlympics Closing Ceremonies Student Center Servery

• After 1:30 p.m. Checkout – Return of Keys Cubley House - 1st Floor