Itinerary

2018 Guest Speaker TBD

 

Please see the itinerary for the 2018 Los Angeles/Irvine Brain Bee below:

8:30 – 9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 10:15 Written Exam: Students will take the first part of the exam. Parents may attend a campus tour while students take the exam.

10:15 – 10:45 Lab Practicum: Students will take the second portion of the exam relating specifically to neuroanatomy.

10:45 – 11:00 Group Photo

11:00 – 12:30 Professional Panel: Students and parents have the opportunity to ask questions about higher education and careers in neuroscience to University of California and USC professors, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

11:00 – 1:30 Presentations: Students and parents may see various presentations about neuroscience and the brain.

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break: Lunch will be provided for students competing in the Brain Bee. Parents and chaperones may buy lunch at close-by restaurants and eateries.

1:30 – 2:30 Speaker: TBD

2:30 – 2:45 Jeopardy Round #1: The 10 highest scoring students from the written and practical exam will compete in Brain Jeopardy!

2:45 – 3:00 Jeopardy Round #2: 5 contestants from the previous round will move up to round two!

3:00 – 3:20 Jeopardy Round #3: The top 3 contestants will move on to the final round!

3:20 – 3:30 Raffle Drawing

3:30 – 3:40 Award Ceremony: Students’ achievements will be celebrated to culminate the program.