Saturday Feb. 4, 2017 at UConn Avery Point
Hosted by Connecticut Sea Grant
The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is an academic competition for high school students focusing on ocean-related topics. The competition combines a Jeapordy-style question and answer round with Team Challenge Questions, requiring analysis and synthesis of scientific data and/or concepts. The Quahog Bowl is a regional competition of the NOSB is composed of 16 Connecticut and Rhode Island teams and is held annually at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut. Connecticut Sea Grant organizes and sponsors the competition. This year’s competition was a huge success and came down to a buzzer-beater question with only seconds remaining.
Congratulations to all of the winners and a big thank you to all who participated!
The Ledyard team will go on to compete in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl in Corvallis, OR. This year’s theme for the National Ocean Sciences Bowl: Blue Energy: Powering the Planet with our Ocean.
Check out their feature story in The Day (http://www.theday.com/local/20170214/lhs-team-takes-first-place-at-quahog-bowl)!
With 13 years experience, Cranston East will head to the 2017 Quahog Bowl, a regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl that is in its 16th year. The theme this year is “Blue Energy: Powering the Planet with Our Oceans” and Cranston East will be facing fifteen other teams from across Connecticut and Rhode Island. Read more about this returning high school team in the Cranston Herald (http://cranstononline.com/stories/veteran-crew-on-hand-east-heads-back-to-quahog-bowl,121584).