Regional competitions for the Department of Energy's National Science Bowl have begun. Thousands of middle- and high-school students are competing in 120 regional events all across the country, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Winners will earn a full-paid trips to the National Finals in D.C. on April 25-29th.
Four teams punched their tickets to the Finals this weekend, including:
- Rockville High School from Rockville, MD, the winner of the Maryland High School Science Bowl;
- LISA Academy from Little Rock, AR, the winner of the Arkansas Middle School Science Bowl;
- Wesleyan School from Norcross, GA, the winner of the Georgia Middle School Science Bowl;
- Monte Cassino Middle School from Tulsa, OK, the winner of the Oklahoma Middle School Science Bowl
Regional competitions conclude the weekend of March 9th. So stay tuned to this site for updates on your favorite teams.
The Department's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information please visit http://science.energy.gov/about. For more information about the National Science Bowl, please go to http://science.energy.gov/wdts/nsb/.