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by sturmde
June 30th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: No show at nationals?
Replies: 33
Views: 5490

Re: No show at nationals?

I've thought for many years... that having a "standby" team from the host state could be possible. . For example, since the Cornell tournament was in New York, the third place team from New York could have been there as a 'demonstration' team similar to the Japanese team. In the event a team had a l...
by sturmde
May 19th, 2014, 6:24 am
Forum: 2014 Lab Events
Topic: Metric Mastery B
Replies: 87
Views: 18569

Re: Metric Mastery B

MustangSciOly11 wrote:Anyone know if Metric Mastery will come back for its 3rd year in 2015? Anyone know the rotation plan?
Metric Mastery rotates off in 2015. Coming in place will be the return of "Picture This".
by sturmde
April 24th, 2013, 2:38 pm
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 152
Views: 25719

Re: Experimental Design B/C

I usually don't include a mode, unless there actually is one. Usually there isnt When I score this event, I would always credit someone for saying "there is no mode" whereas if you say nothing, you get nothing. Always note whether a mode exists or not if the data has multiple points. David Sturm UM...
by sturmde
April 18th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Technical Problem Solving C
Replies: 35
Views: 12048

Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Sorry to hear you guys received such non-standard non-rules TPS events. I ran and designed the Maine TPS event this year again. Groups rotated among three stations: Station I: Isolating and identifying the fundamental frequency of a vibrating rubber band, using a Vernier microphone sensor connected ...
by sturmde
August 17th, 2012, 8:45 am
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: 2013 Nationals Opening Ceremony Keynote Speaker
Replies: 35
Views: 23035

Re: 2013 Nationals Opening Ceremony Keynote Speaker

You want Brian Jones from Colorado State University. . The creator and leader of The Little Shop of Physics would rise to the occasion and be the best of all possible speakers. Plus, he won't charge anything, other than asking for his airfare, a nice downtown classic hotel room, transportation, and ...

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