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.


2016 Important Dates
02/01 Registration opens for 2nd teams -- first come basis
02/26 Deadline for all teams to register for SCSEA science bowl.
03/05 SCSEA Science Bowl at FSEC
04/28 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.

2015 Winners

2014 Academic Bowl
Winners
1st Abraham Lincoln Middle
(Alachua County)
2nd Lake Nona Middle
(Orange County)
3rd

Abraham Lincoln Middle
(Alachua County)

 

Note: There will not be a B.A.T. Mobile (Battery Assisted Transport) competition at regional Middle School Bowl competitions this year. However, there will still be a hands-on engineering competition at the National Science Bowl.

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This video is about the 2008 competition; though a bit out of date, it contains a good inside look at how the competition operates.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

2016 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)
(321) 638-1018 / penny@fsec.ucf.edu