University Prep's 10 Full-Length Science Bowl Practice Rounds is exactly what its title claims to be. The ebook contains ten rounds that each have twenty five toss ups and twenty five bonuses all written in the standard science bowl format. The questions are updated and encompass all the categories of the science bowl competition such as biology, chemistry, earth and space, physics, math, and also energy. Each round has a balanced amount between the categories: every round has at least 4 questions in each of the categories. The last question to each round is usually biology or earth and space, but are not limited to those categories. These questions were prepared by current and former students to University High School's (Irvine) science bowl team. Three of the authors in this ebook were part of the 2012 team that won 4th place at the national level competition.
The main purpose of this ebook give those students who are practicing for the national science bowl competition a comprehensive guide of practice questions. The sample questions listed on the Department of Energy's website are simply not enough for schools who want to move onto the national level. These sets of questions will hopefully give insight to your team how schools who reach the national level design questions to be specific, yet relevant to the competition. In addition to the extra practice material, other essential uses of this ebook include:
1. practice rounds for summer tryouts and team decisions.
2. individual use and practice when trying out for placement on the science bowl team. These comprehensive sets of questions will certainly give you an edge over your competitors
3. practice for your upcoming science tests; the ebook has many of the same concepts that have been taught in your classroom and may likely show up on your test!