Registration opens for science bowl

Teams of high school and middle school students across the country can now register to compete in the 24th annual Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl (NSB).

The top two high school teams nationwide win educational adventure trips and the top middle and high school teams win money for their schools’ science departments.

Teams of students can sign up to participate by registering with the coordinator for their local competition, which they can find on the NSB website Separate competitions are held for high school and middle school. Regional competitions for each area take place throughout the country between January and March.

Each team is composed of four or five students and a teacher who serves as a coach.

The entry deadline for the regional contest varies, but is generally mid-December.