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by mej710
April 12th, 2015, 8:39 am
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 573
Views: 123219

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

How much do you think the rules will change for this event next year? Do you think they will change a lot of requirements for how the device is built?
by mej710
January 10th, 2015, 2:04 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 573
Views: 123219

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

If we make 4 graphs for this event, do they have to be 4 graphs that show 4 different types of data we measured with our device, or are they supposed to be 4 different types of graphs that show the same set of data?
by mej710
November 20th, 2014, 5:40 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 573
Views: 123219

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

Would we be allowed to drop a mass on a lever which activates a pump that releases air to shoot the ball? Or does the air pressure that shoots the ball have to come directly from the falling mass?
by mej710
November 16th, 2014, 6:05 pm
Forum: 2015 Study Events
Topic: Anatomy & Physiology B/C
Replies: 156
Views: 36309

Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Does anyone have any good websites about the effects of drugs, alcohol, caffeine, etc. on the cardiovascular system?
by mej710
November 16th, 2014, 3:56 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 573
Views: 123219

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

Ok great. We were thinking of making our device with two pistons. Something like this: https://www.physicsforums.com/proxy.php?image=https%3A%2F%2Flh4.googleusercontent.com%2Fc1clFl0yxwioJCn7boRf9R7B6hJq7N6cJYfL9t62lA%3Dw1419-h881-no&hash=3dba9fc9ed9935f54f0cf3ed2d5ce7ff Is anyone else doing som...
by mej710
November 15th, 2014, 2:44 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Air Trajectory B/C
Replies: 573
Views: 123219

Re: Air Trajectory B/C

So under "construction" in the event manual, it says the triggering device "must extend out of the launch area, allow for competitors to remain at least 1m from the launch area, and does not need to return to the launch area after launch." When is says "does not need to retu...
by mej710
October 7th, 2014, 5:54 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: How does your team practice for Science Olympiad? How often?
Replies: 23
Views: 4983

Re: How does your team practice for Science Olympiad? How often?

We have about 22 people in our club right now and we are trying to figure out how to find the best 15 to go to the regional. What do other teams do? Just give people one test and figure it out based on the scores for that test?
by mej710
September 30th, 2014, 3:57 pm
Forum: 2015 Study Events
Topic: Anatomy & Physiology B/C
Replies: 156
Views: 36309

Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Does anyone have any good book or website resources to study for this event? I am not looking for notes, I want reading material. Thanks. I have this book which I've found somewhat helpful: http://www.amazon.com/Human-Body-Illustrated-Guide-Every/dp/0789479885 It has great diagrams and is easy to u...
by mej710
September 27th, 2014, 10:27 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: How does your team practice for Science Olympiad? How often?
Replies: 23
Views: 4983

Re: How does your team practice for Science Olympiad? How often?

Does anyone have any ideas for science related team building activities we can do at our next meeting?
by mej710
September 21st, 2014, 8:47 am
Forum: 2015 Lab Events
Topic: Chem Lab C
Replies: 22
Views: 9705

Re: Chem Lab C

What are the topics for this year?

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