WHAT IS THE BRAIN BEE?
In celebration of greater brain awareness, Reebel Wellness is coordinating the third annual Northern NJ Brain Bee, a live written competition that tests the neuroscience knowledge of high school students. Every year, regional Brain Bees are held worldwide as part of the International Brain Bee. Winners of regional Bees in the U.S. are eligible to compete in the National Brain Bee at the University of Maryland during Brain Awareness Week. The U.S. National Champion is eligible to compete against other national champions in the International Brain Bee.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
The competition is open to students in grades 9-12 from public and private schools throughout Northern NJ. Homeschooled students welcome. Students must be registered in advance.
CASH PRIZES: For top 3 places
First place winner receives a limited expense paid trip to compete in the National Brain Bee.
HOW TO REGISTER (Deadline extended!):
Any High School student must register by Monday, January 30, 2017. The competitors' names must also be submitted by Monday, January 30, 2017 using this online ticket or via email to STEMClasses@reebel.com. After registering, please review the competition rules and contact Reebel Wellness with any questions. A Photo & Media Release Form will be completed for each competitor on the day of competition.
HOW TO PREPARE:
Download and study the Society for Neuroscience’s Brain Facts and Neuroscience: Science of the Brain from the British Neuroscience Association and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain. All questions for the competition come from these two books. Some sample questions are listed on the International Brain Bee site.