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by blueflannel27
January 16th, 2019, 3:43 pm
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Way Too Early Predictions
Replies: 402
Views: 45604

Re: Way Too Early Predictions

MIT showed that LASA and Clements have definite weaknesses this year, so I think 7L will make it out of TX again. Texas competitor here. I disagree completely; if anything, MIT showed that Clements is stronger than it has been in the last 3 years. Looking at Clements' performance at MIT from 2017 a...
by blueflannel27
December 27th, 2018, 12:59 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Thermodynamics B/C
Replies: 127
Views: 10451

Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Let's start this back up again. A plastic cup of negligible heat capacity is filled with 300 grams of ice at a temperature of -10 degrees Celsius. The cup is then placed in a large room at a temperature of 23 degrees Celsius. After a significant amount of time, the ice inside the cup is completely ...
by blueflannel27
December 26th, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: 2019 Invitationals
Topic: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2019
Replies: 238
Views: 38469

Re: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2019

MIT is less than three weeks away! Does anybody have any new predictions? 1. Harriton 2. LASA 3. Clements 4. Acton-Boxborough 5. Enloe 6. WWPN 7. Columbia 8. Mentor 9. Chattahoochee 10. Bayard Rustin My predictions aren't too far off from anyone else's, but Acton-Boxborough is looking to be a lot st...
by blueflannel27
December 17th, 2018, 8:51 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Water Quality B/C
Replies: 86
Views: 7860

Re: Water Quality B/C

1 is actually just the regular diving beetle, 2 and 3 are correct. Hold up... we can get tested on that? Questions:|1. [img]https://c8.alamy.com/comp/AED28W/dry-eggs-of-the-asian-tiger-mosquito-aedes-albopictus-spain-AED28W.jpg[/img]What is the diet for females of the species this egg belongs to? 2...
by blueflannel27
December 15th, 2018, 9:44 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Water Quality B/C
Replies: 86
Views: 7860

Re: Water Quality B/C

Just a thought, could we steer clear of having 4 questions only about ID? This is not an ID event, there is a whole other part of it, plus there are many division B competitors here that don't have or need extra information about the organisms, so this doesn't benefit them. I see where you're comin...
by blueflannel27
December 14th, 2018, 11:51 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Water Quality B/C
Replies: 86
Views: 7860

Re: Water Quality B/C

Guess I'll just go ahead and restart this thread. https://tinyurl.com/ybdj9ck7 a. What is the common name of this organism? b. What region is this organism native to? c. Why is this organism of serious concern in the Great Lakes region of North America? d. This organism is known for competing again...
by blueflannel27
December 14th, 2018, 8:06 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Water Quality B/C
Replies: 86
Views: 7860

Re: Water Quality B/C

Guess I'll just go ahead and restart this thread. https://tinyurl.com/ybdj9ck7 a. What is the common name of this organism? b. What region is this organism native to? c. Why is this organism of serious concern in the Great Lakes region of North America? d. This organism is known for competing agains...
by blueflannel27
December 14th, 2018, 7:42 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 36
Views: 4471

Re: Fermi Questions C

How many calories would it take for me to run the distance Voyager 2 is from the earth right now? Attempt|I know that you burn about 1E2 calories by running a mile, and I also know that that the Voyager 2 is about 1E10 miles away. This gives an answer of 1E10 calories burned. [b]Fermi Answer 12[/b]...

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