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by patriots44
January 19th, 2012, 3:09 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Reach for the Stars B
Replies: 214
Views: 28174

Re: Reach for the Stars B

Do state finals usually have planetariums? My regionals county college place didn't have one and we just got a test. Can you see constellations and stars if you shine a red filtered flashlight on them?
by patriots44
January 18th, 2012, 4:32 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Reach for the Stars B
Replies: 214
Views: 28174

Re: Reach for the Stars B

It was the "RFS NC State Test with Answer Key" bulleted test in the test exchange. I was surprised that it says state test but it was used at a regionals.
by patriots44
January 18th, 2012, 3:04 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Reach for the Stars B
Replies: 214
Views: 28174

Re: Reach for the Stars B

Oh thanks! :) I will probably put most of this information on the 2 pages. Anyways the test I received at NJ regionals was the same exact test found in the test exchange on this website!
by patriots44
January 17th, 2012, 3:58 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 33185

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Also what type of information should I have for all the rocks and minerals in my binder? I have the main ones eg.chemical formula, hardness. Are there any other things they ask about that are not listed on the rules sheet?
by patriots44
January 17th, 2012, 3:28 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Reach for the Stars B
Replies: 214
Views: 28174

Re: Reach for the Stars B

I came in 3rd at regionals for RFTS but I don't know how further in the topics are going to go at state. I am good at constellations and can identify where its stars and deep sky objects are. What type of information about stars and galaxies would they ask at state finals? The hardest part of the re...
by patriots44
January 17th, 2012, 3:16 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 33185

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Is there a way to learn how to identify specimens without looking at actual samples? It is hard enough to memorize how each mineral looks like, let alone its chemical formula. Anyone want to suggest a field guide that is easy to navigate through?

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