FSU Hosts RESA VII Science Bowl
The 2006 RESA VII Science Bowl was held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at Fairmont State University.
The competition was hosted and sponsored in collaboration with RESA VII and FSU.
Each year 12 counties (Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur) are invited to participate in the event. Six counties (Barbour, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia and Randolph) participated in this year's competition. The competition began with 12 area high schools (Bridgeport, Fairmont Senior, Lewis County, Liberty, Lincoln, Morgantown, North Marion, Philip Barbour, South Harrison, Trinity, Tygarts Valley and University) vying for first, second and third place. Students answered questions in chemistry, physics, biology, computer science, math and astronomy.
The final two teams in the competition will participate in the West Virginia State Science Bowl on Feb. 3, 2007, at the National Energy Technology Laboratory. The top team will then compete in the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl on April 26-30, 2007.