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by musicalcoconut
November 11th, 2017, 9:47 pm
Forum: 2018 Invitationals
Topic: Gopher Invitational (Division B)
Replies: 1
Views: 926

Gopher Invitational (Division B)

Hello everyone! The fourth annual Division B Gopher Invitational will be on Saturday, January 6, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The tournament will take place on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. All events are written and run by Science Olympiad alumni or experien...
by musicalcoconut
April 15th, 2015, 7:29 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider B
Replies: 134
Views: 35202

Re: Elastic Launched Glider B

What would be the best design to use for a glider? Does anyone have recommend a design to use? Hi, here are some designs you could look at. A basic, fairly easy-to-build design is the Flicka design. You can modify the online plans to try to improve it and to conform to scioly rules. The highest tim...
by musicalcoconut
November 9th, 2014, 3:06 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider B
Replies: 134
Views: 35202

Re: Elastic Launched Glider B

To prevent your glider from breaking on the first launch, make sure that you throw the glider horizontally before actually launching. That way you can tell if the glider is correctly balanced and if it's not, adjust accordingly by adding clay to the front or taking off nose weight. When you do your ...
by musicalcoconut
May 21st, 2014, 8:52 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: When does your team start practicing?
Replies: 13
Views: 2860

Re: When does your team start practicing?

Our first meeting is usually in September, but most people don't get event assignments until a bit later. Some of us work on events over the summer though.
by musicalcoconut
April 6th, 2014, 10:23 am
Forum: 2014 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider C
Replies: 157
Views: 37828

Re: Elastic Launched Glider C

elg4 wrote:Does anyone have information about the dimensions at nationals glider will be flying in?
On the nationals website it says the area is 38 feet tall. I don't know the floor area though.
by musicalcoconut
February 1st, 2014, 3:27 pm
Forum: 2014 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Minnesota 2014
Replies: 113
Views: 21134

Re: Minnesota 2014

Chippewa won! Their score was 32 points and Highview got 2nd with 50 points.
by musicalcoconut
January 24th, 2014, 10:20 am
Forum: 2014 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Minnesota 2014
Replies: 113
Views: 21134

Re: Minnesota 2014

Crazy Puny Man wrote: Does this mean they released the overall results?
Yep! I don't think the results were released online but all of the coaches have them.
by musicalcoconut
January 20th, 2014, 12:11 pm
Forum: 2014 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 75
Views: 21539

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

I'm not positive about this, but I think the topic changes every two years. Two years ago it was rivers and lakes, and I've heard rumors that next year the topic will be volcanic activity.
by musicalcoconut
January 2nd, 2014, 4:25 pm
Forum: 2014 Study Events
Topic: Entomology B/C
Replies: 433
Views: 55358

Re: Entomology B/C

A lot of field guides have some anatomy diagrams, for sure at least the NWF book. If yours doesn't, you can find good diagrams on the entomology page on soinc.org. There are links to anatomy info and the training handout has diagrams in it.
by musicalcoconut
December 20th, 2013, 8:09 am
Forum: 2014 Question Marathons
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C Question Marathon
Replies: 71
Views: 17729

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C Question Marathon

Yep that's correct. Your turn!

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