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by RestingDoll
June 10th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 22777

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

The "What the Function" trial event at MIT (aka Python 3) was done using a pencil-and-paper test and I didn't notice any major problems. I think the event's only challenge I noticed was that it appeared some teams came into the event already having amazing Python skills, since many kids learn Pytho...
by RestingDoll
June 10th, 2019, 10:25 am
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 22777

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

2) NSO should update its event offerings so that there is a higher proportion of Computer Science-related events. Science Olympiad's mission statement claims to aim to create a "technologically-literate workforce," but the realities of the current 23 Division C events suggests a different story. As...
by RestingDoll
May 22nd, 2018, 8:03 pm
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 18065

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

Hovercraft (10) It was alright. The test was on the easier side, with a couple of the fluids problems being the exception. The build however almost made me crap myself. I choked last year at nats and almost did the same thing again. There was an imperceptible bump or something just at the front of ...
by RestingDoll
May 20th, 2018, 8:27 pm
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 18065

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

(I liked the calc questions spread out across the test!) There were calculus questions on the test? I thought that was generally frowned upon in Scioly :?: Unless you just mean calculation problems lol There was one calculus free response and one calculus multiple choice. They're always super fun w...
by RestingDoll
April 1st, 2018, 7:02 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 127255

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Alex-RCHS wrote:
RestingDoll wrote:
arv101 wrote:What exactly do you guys put in your binder besides history? Also, how often do you use your binder?
They removed the history section of the test.
I believe you’re thinking of hovercraft.
Edited lol
by RestingDoll
April 1st, 2018, 7:00 pm
Forum: 2018 Lab Events
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 857
Views: 127255

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

arv101 wrote:What exactly do you guys put in your binder besides history? Also, how often do you use your binder?
Derivations could be useful. There are also some really common history questions that should be memorized so you don't have to check the binder.
by RestingDoll
March 19th, 2018, 2:22 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C
Replies: 172
Views: 11831

Re: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C

Anatomy and Physiology - 12 Astronomy - 12 Chemistry Lab - 11 Disease Detectives - 14 Dynamic Planet - 14 Experimental Design - 12 Fermi Questions - 10 Forensics - 13 Helicopters - 10 Herpetology - 11 Hovercraft - 10 Materials Science - 13 Microbe Mission - 15 Mission Possible - 6 Mousetrap Vehicle ...
by RestingDoll
March 17th, 2018, 12:54 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C
Replies: 172
Views: 11831

Re: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C

Anatomy and Physiology - 11 Astronomy - 13 Chemistry Lab - 11 Disease Detectives - 16 Dynamic Planet - 13 Ecology - 2 Experimental Design - 10 Fermi Questions - 8 Forensics - 13 Helicopters - 10 Herpetology - 11 Hovercraft - 10 Materials Science - 12 Microbe Mission - 14 Mission Possible - 7 Mousetr...
by RestingDoll
March 14th, 2018, 6:25 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C
Replies: 172
Views: 11831

Re: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C

Anatomy and Physiology - 10 Astronomy - 12 Chemistry Lab - 11 Disease Detectives - 16 Dynamic Planet - 12 Ecology - 6 Experimental Design- 11 Fermi Questions - 9 Forensics - 13 Game On - 2 Helicopters - 9 Herpetology - 11 Hovercraft - 10 Materials Science - 12 Microbe Mission - 13 Mission Possible -...
by RestingDoll
March 14th, 2018, 7:53 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C
Replies: 172
Views: 11831

Re: Hurt and Heal: 2018 Division C

Anatomy and Physiology - 10 Astronomy - 11 Chemistry Lab - 11 Disease Detectives - 16 Dynamic Planet - 13 Ecology - 7 Experimental Design - 10 Fermi Questions - 9 Forensics - 12 Game On - 4 Helicopters - 9 Herpetology - 11 Hovercraft - 10 Materials Science - 12 Microbe Mission - 10 Mission Possible ...

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