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Alabama Brain Bee 2022
March 5, 2022


Schedule (CST)
9AM - Welcome
9:15AM - Exam Start
10:15AM - Exam End & Break
10:30AM - Keynote Speakers (Drs. Jeremy Day and Kristina Visscher)
11:30AM - Lunch
12:30PM - Virtual Activities
1:30PM - Break
1:45PM - Oral Round
Following the Oral Round - Closing Remarks

What is the Brain Bee? The Alabama Brain Bee is a neuroscience competition for high school students held annually in conjunction with the UAB Neuroscience Day, an event to promote neuroscience education and awareness. For the 2022 Alabama Brain Bee, due to COVID-19, it will be an online virtual event and a webcam will be required of participants in order to take part. 

Who Can Participate? Alabama high school students: Grades 9-12

Entrance Fee: None! The competition is open to all Alabama high school students free of charge.

Event Format: The written test (multiple choice) will be held through Google Forms (Gmail required) and the link will be sent during the event. For the oral round, which will include the top 10 performers of the written exam, students will be moved to a separate Zoom breakout room. Students will be asked, one at a time, a neuroscience question to which they then must provide an answer within a short time frame. The top 10 will be eliminated on a one-strike basis until 3 students remain. The final 3 students will be eliminated on a three-strike basis. The last student standing will be the 2022 Alabama Brain Bee champion.