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by Zest
April 6th, 2011, 7:09 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: New York 2011
Replies: 1072
Views: 64408

Re: New York 2011

Well, good luck to everyone who's competing this fri and sat! ;)
And good luck to you too!


Good luck to both of you!



I will be the girl wearing a "Be Nerdy" shirt on Friday night, and on Saturday, wearing my team shirt that says ""Drama Queen" on the back B)

then I'll see you there
by Zest
April 6th, 2011, 5:09 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: New York 2011
Replies: 1072
Views: 64408

Re: New York 2011

Well, good luck to everyone who's competing this fri and sat! ;)
by Zest
April 6th, 2011, 4:52 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

does anyone have the answer key for the texas 2011 regionals test (from the test exchange)? I do (since I wrote the test;), but I have a general policy of not providing answer keys to my tests. I think the learning experience is better if you have to work through the questions and feel confident in...
by Zest
April 6th, 2011, 4:47 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

what if we have post-it tabs?
by Zest
April 5th, 2011, 6:17 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

There's nothing in the rules that really suggests that they should be allowed, anyway. Everyone tends to forget about (or ignore) the General Rules that apply to all events (which are mentioned at the top of EVERY page in the rules manual and are listed on the inside back cover). The General Rules ...
by Zest
April 5th, 2011, 2:22 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

I believe so
by Zest
April 5th, 2011, 1:42 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

does anyone have the answer key for the texas 2011 regionals test (from the test exchange)?
by Zest
April 5th, 2011, 1:37 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Can't Judge a Powder B
Replies: 246
Views: 25582

Re: Can't Judge a Powder B

are we allowed to bring a scoop even though it is not listed on the rules sheet?
by Zest
April 4th, 2011, 5:20 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

Is the formula to find frequency wavespeed/wavelength or 1/cycle duration, or both?
Yes.

For all waves, where v is velocity (or as you said, wavespeed), f is frequency, λ is wavelength, and T is period (or as you said "cycle duration"):

v=fλ

f=1/T
got it, thanks!
by Zest
April 4th, 2011, 5:19 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 51075

Re: Optics B/C

There is actually a rules clarification on templates in Optics. I dislike the loose construction of the S.O. "constitution", but I suppose it's what they feel is best.
Do you know where I can find the clarification?

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