HIGH SCHOOLS TO COMPETE IN DWP SCIENCE BOWL.
Byline: Lisa Weiss Daily News Staff Writer
A battle of the brains is set for today when 48 teams from 30 Los Angeles high schools compete in the Department of Water and Power regional Science Bowl for a chance to go to the national competition.
Numerous San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. schools will be there to test their science, math and technology skills.
North Hollywood High School North Hollywood High School, originally called Lankershim High School when it opened in 1927, is a secondary school in North Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. The school mascot is the husky, and the school colors are blue, white, grey. took the regional title last year and placed second in the National Science Bowl. The El Camino Real Academic Decathlon champions are newcomers to the competition this year.
The competition is modeled after the GE College Bowl television game show. Two teams of four students each answer questions from a moderator.
The teams will compete in round-robin play starting at 8:30 a.m. The top 18 teams go on to a double elimination championship tournament at 1 p.m.
Bill Nye The Science Guy Bill Nye the Science Guy is an Emmy Award-winning educational television program, hosted by Bill Nye. It was originally broadcast on PBS from September 10, 1993 until October 3, 1997. Then after cancellation, aired reruns until February 5,1999. will moderate the last round.
The event is held at the Department of Water and Power headquarters, 111 N. Hope St. in downtown Los Angeles.
The DWP Science Bowl includes public schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District The Los Angeles Unified School District (the "LAUSD") is the largest (in terms of number of students) public school system in California and the second-largest in the United States. Only the New York City Department of Education has a larger student population. and private and parochial schools in the city of Los Angeles