What: This Saturday, Feb. 12, 150 high school students will descend on California State University, Bakersfield to compete in the 19th annual Kern County Regional Science Bowl. The event features 30 five-member teams from 14 Kern County high schools and one Santa Barbara County high school (see list below). They will compete in a question-answer quiz format that covers biology, chemistry, physics, math, computer science, Earth science and astronomy. The event is sponsored by Occidental of Elk Hills and Aera Energy.
The winning team will advance to the National Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., April 28 – May 2.
Where: Dorothy Donahoe Hall – various lecture rooms within the building California State University, Bakersfield 9001 Stockdale Highway
When: Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Competition goes from 8:15 a.m. to noon, breaks for lunch, then resumes at 1:15 p.m. The final three rounds, which start around 3:15 p.m., take place in Dorothy Donahoe Hall Room GJ 102.
Parking: Marked media vehicles may park in any lot on the CSUB campus without a parking permit. The closest lots to Dorothy Donahoe Hall are C, D, F and G. See attached map.
Dos Pueblos High School (Goleta, Santa Barbara County)
Coach: Chris Jones
Students: Michael Feldman, Daniel Gay, Ilan Goodman, Anthony Granatelli, Daniel Richman, Owen Chen, Andrew Dutcher, Noah Goodman, Alexander Meiburg, Robert Sumner