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by PAweatherguy
March 31st, 2019, 7:54 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Improving Weak Events
Replies: 8
Views: 862

Re: Improving Weak Events

Success in Science Olympiad comes down to a few key items: 1. You've got to want it. 2. You've got to work for it. 3. You can't give up when you get frustrated. Bonus: if you have someone that is passionate about a certain subject, it helps to assign them events around it. Now if you've satisfied al...
by PAweatherguy
March 31st, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: 2019 Regionals & States
Topic: Florida 2019
Replies: 208
Views: 24525

Re: Florida 2019

As someone who was part of the Gulf Breeze dynasty of teams, it really, really makes me happy to see how far Florida has come in Science Olympiad both in terms of participation and competitiveness. Congrats to all of those who participated this year, and extra congrats to Orlando Science School and ...
by PAweatherguy
December 14th, 2011, 10:27 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 240
Views: 34619

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Agree with space scholar about Division B. Know simple formulas... but really only Division C should worry about things like flow calculations and residence time.
by PAweatherguy
December 14th, 2011, 10:25 am
Forum: Alumni
Topic: Hey Everyone- Message from a SciO Alum!
Replies: 5
Views: 1947

Re: Hey Everyone- Message from a SciO Alum!

Well if it isn't PAWG. I just happened in myself and saw a name I recognized.
Hiya Nam! How've you been? :)
by PAweatherguy
October 26th, 2011, 10:40 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 240
Views: 34619

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

I also suggest an Earth Science textbook such as the one by Tarbuck and Lutgens. It's good to keep handy, too, when the topic of DP changes.
by PAweatherguy
October 24th, 2011, 7:59 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Remote Sensing C
Replies: 102
Views: 19737

Re: Remote Sensing C

Yeah... I would definitely study some meteorology. You don't have to study *everything* meteorology-related for sure... google and focus on subjects such as Hydrometeorology. That should give you a good start on where to focus your attention. One of the years I participated... I believe in 2004... t...
by PAweatherguy
October 24th, 2011, 7:54 am
Forum: Alumni
Topic: Hey Everyone- Message from a SciO Alum!
Replies: 5
Views: 1947

Re: Hey Everyone- Message from a SciO Alum!

Hi PAWG!
Hi gh! How've you been?
by PAweatherguy
October 21st, 2011, 2:37 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: 2012 National Tournament: University of Central Florida
Replies: 313
Views: 38118

Re: 2012 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

I hope everyone who goes enjoys this year's national competition! The Florida state organization is great... and I'm glad to see them hosting nationals this year! Besides... how many have always wanted to go to Disney World AND Nationals! ;)
by PAweatherguy
October 21st, 2011, 2:36 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Remote Sensing C
Replies: 102
Views: 19737

Re: Remote Sensing C

Hi all! Wow... Hydrospheric Remote Sensing? They are getting creative with RS topics. If anyone needs any help, feel free to ask! To give you all a jump start on this, I would suggest exploring the multitudes of hydrospheric-related services out there such as tides/surges, lakes and river gauges, an...
by PAweatherguy
October 21st, 2011, 2:28 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Road Scholar B
Replies: 81
Views: 17649

Re: Road Scholar B

Hi all!

I always loved the Road Scholar event... especially some of the creative stories judges had! One time I created a test involving an Alberta road map... that was really fun.

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