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by JustDroobles
July 7th, 2016, 1:49 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Significance of nationals results from Div. B?
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

Re: Significance of nationals results from Div. B?

My question is, if I participate in Div. B events as a high schooler, will any significant nationals results count on my college applications? Short answer: Um, yeah! You would be earning a major award in an esteemed National science competition! My advice for you specifically would be to not make ...
by JustDroobles
June 10th, 2016, 1:54 pm
Forum: 2016 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 11900

Re: Michigan 2016

There is a Science Olympiad Engineering Camp being held at Detroit Country Day School from August 8th to 12th for B and C division. If anyone is interested, a flyer can be found here: https://www.smore.com/2vrwg
by JustDroobles
May 1st, 2016, 5:39 pm
Forum: Wind Power B/C
Topic: Wind Power B/C
Replies: 351
Views: 55996

Re: Wind Power B/C

As I mentioned above, there seemed to be some confusion due to the diagrams in the rules this year. Below are some modified diagrams I've made. Any suggestions / comments on whether these will help clear up the confusion? The biggest area of confusion when I have run Wind Power is the cleared area ...
by JustDroobles
April 7th, 2016, 12:01 pm
Forum: 2016 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2016
Replies: 56
Views: 11900

Re: Michigan 2016

If you are going to the state tournament, make sure you check on the tournament website and see if any announcements have been made about your event. Currently there is additional information available for Elastic Launched Glider, Electric Vehicle, Invasive Species, Mission Possible, Wright Stuff, a...
by JustDroobles
July 1st, 2015, 8:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Samuel Clemons' (Mark Twain's) Math Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 779

Re: Samuel Clemons' (Mark Twain's) Math Problem

Haha, I like the joke, BUT...

348,493,200 seconds
OR
5,808,220 minutes
OR
96,804 hours
OR
4,033.5 days
OR
576.21 weeks
OR
11.04 years

500 miles is 2,640,000, so it will have to pass 100 feet 26,400 times.
The last 100 feet will take 26,400 seconds or 7.3 hours.
by JustDroobles
March 25th, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: 2015 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 5607

Re: Michigan 2015

Check out and LIKE the new Michigan Science Olympiad page! https://www.facebook.com/michscio

There are public results for Region 6: http://oaklandso.org/2015-results/
by JustDroobles
February 11th, 2015, 9:49 pm
Forum: 2015 Study Events
Topic: Crave the Wave B
Replies: 38
Views: 12049

Re: Crave the Wave B

1. Listen to a recording and determine in which direction(toward or away) a truck is moving 2. Given papers with colored circles and a flashlight hidden inside a black box, determine the color of the filter over the flashlight 3. Using a recording of two trucks determine which one is moving faster....
by JustDroobles
February 11th, 2015, 10:55 am
Forum: 2015 Study Events
Topic: Crave the Wave B
Replies: 38
Views: 12049

Re: Crave the Wave B

I am just noticing people begging for help on here... I did this event back in 2008/2009 and am acting as an event supervisor now. If you go the Google search route, a lot of the time you will be lead to Hyperphysics, which is good for looking up individual pieces of physics but not a good tool for ...
by JustDroobles
February 11th, 2015, 9:56 am
Forum: 2015 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 5607

Re: Michigan 2015

Michigan Entomology participants! There will be Entomology workshops held prior to the State tournament on March 7 and April 11 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. You will be able to view specimens and do some identification practice activities. More info here: http://scienceolympiad.msu.edu/upload/2014-2015/...

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