UNH To Host Regional National
Ocean Sciences Bowl Feb. 5
Dec. 13, 2004
DURHAM, N.H. -- Teams of high school students from across northern
New England will gather at the University of New Hampshire Saturday,
Feb. 5, 2005, to compete in the annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl
(NOSB). The team that wins the event, which is also known as the
Nor’easter Bowl, will go on to compete in the nationals.
The event is open to high school teams from Vermont, New Hampshire
and Maine. Each team consists of four members plus an alternate
and a coach. There is no cost to the schools and breakfast and lunch
are provided, as is lodging for teams traveling a long distance.
For more information contact Mark Wiley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Barbara Pinto-Maurer (email@example.com)
at NH Sea Grant (603-749-1565). Information and application forms
are also available online at www.nosb.org.
One of 24 regional competitions, the UNH NOSB is an opportunity
for both students and teachers to broaden their knowledge and to
interact with other schools in a timed, round-robin competition.
Categories for questions include the physics, chemistry, biology,
geology and geography of the oceans, social sciences, ocean-related
technology and current
The Nor’easter Bowl is a collaboration of the UNH Marine Program,
NH Sea Grant, UNH Cooperative Extension, the University of Maine,
the University of New England, Bigelow Laboratory and the Consortium
for Oceanographic Research and Education.