The National Science Bowl Logo.The SCSEA Science Bowl for Middle School Students (grades 6-8) is a fast-paced question and answer format, similar to Jeopardy, during which students answer questions about earth science, physical science, life science, math, energy, and general science.


2014 Important Dates
02/1 Deadline to register for SCSEA science bowl.
03/08 SCSEA Science Bowl at FSEC
04/25 National Science Bowl at Washington D.C.

Why Get Involved?

The purpose of this program is to encourage and reward students involvement in math and science activities, improve awareness of alternative fuel technologies, and provide an avenue of enrichment for academic science achievement.

Who May Enter?

Teams of four students plus an alternate and one teacher/mentor. Any current public, private, or home school association students in grades 6, 7, or 8 are welcome to participate.

To prepare, you should review the competition rules. Since the winning team from the SCSEA science bowl will compete at the National Science Bowl, you should review the national rules as well.

To register for the SCSEA Science Bowl for Middle School students, please fill out this form.

B.A.T. Mobile Challenge (Battery Assisted Transport)

Participating teams will receive a electric (rechargeable lithium battery) car kit, to be used in the car demonstration portion of the competition. This competition tests the creative engineering skills of many of the brightest math and science students as they gainhands-on experience in the automotive design process. Information and rules for the B.A.T. Mobile Challenge are here.

2014 Academic Bowl
Winners
1st Archimedean Middle Conservatory
(Miami-Dade County)
2nd Lincoln Middle
(Alachua County)
3rd

TIE:
Milwee Middle
(Seminole County)
Edgewood Jr/Sr High
(Brevard County)

2014 B.A.T. Mobile
Challenge Winners
Race Winners
1st

Edgewood Jr/Sr High
Team Pink
(Brevard County)

2nd Lewis E. Wadsworth Elem
(Flagler County)
3rd Edgewood Jr/Sr High
Team Red
(Brevard County)
Design Award
1st Edgewood Jr/Sr High
(Brevard County)
2nd Hidden Oaks Middle
(Martin County)
3rd Edgewood Jr/Sr High
(Brevard County)
 

Compete At Nationals in D.C.

The members and mentor from the top science bowl team receive an all expense paid trip to compete in the National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. The first, second and third place teams receive trophies and ribbons.


This video is about the 2008 competition; though a bit out of date, it contains a good inside look at how the competition operates.

 

Resources

2014 National Science Bowl for Middle School Students information: http://science.energy.gov/wdts/nsb/middle-school.

Contact Information

Penny Hall, Coordinator
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)
Penny: (321) 638-1018 / penny@fsec.ucf.edu