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by Tine
April 13th, 2012, 5:30 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 240
Views: 34725

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

I believe that rivers with a sinuosity index of 1 to 1.5 the river are considered sinuous and those between 1.5 and 4 are meandering. (Wikipedia, Meanders). Straight rivers have a sinuosity index of 1 (I think).
That's right.
by Tine
March 1st, 2012, 2:04 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: General Mission Possible
Replies: 326
Views: 37911

Re: General Mission Possible

On the first task, if I pull out a nail with a string and the nail falls outside the parameters of the device (80x50x50), is that a violation of the rules and would it give me a 50 point penalty?
by Tine
February 16th, 2012, 2:01 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Triple E [TX State Event]
Replies: 8
Views: 4135

Re: Triple E [TX State Event]

by Tine
February 16th, 2012, 1:45 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Wildflowers ID
Replies: 13
Views: 3417

Re: Wildflowers ID

Thats the wine cup
Yes, that is the common name. The scientific name is Callirhoë involucrata.

Your turn!
by Tine
February 16th, 2012, 1:43 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Wildflowers ID
Replies: 13
Views: 3417

Re: Wildflowers ID

No clue, but what is the taxa list?
The TAXA List is the list used for Wildflowers in Texas.
by Tine
February 10th, 2012, 2:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Science Word [TX State Event]
Replies: 5
Views: 2385

Re: Science Word [TX State Event]

I sort of remember Science Word from years ago when it was a national event. It sure looks like fun, but I never coached it so I can't really say. I would guess it's a bit like Picture This from C division -- where you have to guess science terms. This is how I coached Picture This (and we took 1st...
by Tine
February 10th, 2012, 1:55 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Wildflowers ID
Replies: 13
Views: 3417

Re: Wildflowers ID

Let's start with an easy one: http://www.google.com/url?source=imglanding&ct=img&q=http://grownative.org/images/details/DETA-44.jpg&sa=X&ei=AZI1T_q1E6b9sQLmptSzAg&ved=0CAsQ8wc4Fw&usg=AFQjCNE5llk9vy-oLHK535x7Y74SOtrfuQ What are the common and scientific names for this flower (it is on the TAXA List)?...
by Tine
February 10th, 2012, 1:50 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Wildflowers [TX State Event]
Replies: 2
Views: 2085

Re: Wildflowers [TX State Event]

Are you guys taking the same approach for studying as you are for Forestry? I am in both events and am studying the same way for both events.

By the way, here are the event guidelines: http://outreach.science.tamu.edu/tso/20 ... elines.pdf
by Tine
February 10th, 2012, 1:47 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85844

Re: Forestry ID

if not that maybe american larch
No, sorry.
by Tine
February 9th, 2012, 1:48 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85844

Re: Forestry ID

Is it Buckthorn Bumelia? Buckhthorn Bumelia has clusters of small white flowers on the bases of the leaves.
No, sorry.

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