Sat, Nov 23, 2013 09:45 AM
Vt. Brain Bee offers area students an opportunity to sharpen
Who will be the student from your high school to participate in the
5th Annual Vermont Regional Brain Bee? The Vermont Brain Bee -
a day-long event devoted to knowledge about neuroscience - seeks
bright and motivated students from all over Vermont to participate
in the 2014 Brain Bee, which takes place on Feb. 8, 2014 at UVM.
The event is open to individuals or groups of students in grades
9-12 from public and private schools, as well as those who are
To prepare, students brush up on facts related to human brain
structure and function and then come to the Bee and participate in
a written, practical and oral competition and attend noteworthy
activities, including: a keynote address featuring Dr. Michael
Cannizzarro, who will speak on monitoring brain signals during
communication; Psychiatry Fellows conducting mock patient diagnoses
of neural disorders; and hearing from a neuroscience graduate and
undergraduate student panel.
The half day-long event joins together students from across Vermont
for an opportunity to represent the state in the U.S. National
Brain Bee in Baltimore, Maryland in mid-March.
The goal of the Vermont Brain Bee is to create excitement for
learning about the brain.