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by ndkuma01
May 29th, 2020, 10:51 am
Forum: Gravity Vehicle C
Topic: Braking
Replies: 30
Views: 3107

Re: Braking

I am completely new to the event and new to division C as I am now switching from B to C. And I was reading through the Scioly wiki to get an understanding and I read that the using a wingnut break can have some friction and I wanted to ask if you could use graphite on the nut to reduce friction? I...
by ndkuma01
May 28th, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: Gravity Vehicle C
Topic: Braking
Replies: 30
Views: 3107

Re: Braking

I am completely new to the event and new to division C as I am now switching from B to C. And I was reading through the Scioly wiki to get an understanding and I read that the using a wingnut break can have some friction and I wanted to ask if you could use graphite on the nut to reduce friction? I ...
by ndkuma01
May 25th, 2020, 2:16 pm
Forum: Lab Events
Topic: Forensics C
Replies: 80
Views: 8457

Re: Forensics C

So I am going to be going into my freshman year, and I did scioly for all my time in middle school, but I want to change my events and I wanted to try forensics, though I didn't do crime busters in middle school. so I am starting anew and I just wanted to ask how the competition goes like. And how d...
by ndkuma01
January 9th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Lab Events
Topic: Circuit Lab B/C
Replies: 71
Views: 12167

Re: Circuit Lab B/C

Ok, this may sound a bit sad, but I have a question.

I am a beginner for circuit lab and I just *can not* figure out how to use a multimeter, if anyone could help me it would be much appreciated.
by ndkuma01
January 8th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Lab Events
Topic: Food Science B
Replies: 66
Views: 12202

Re: Food Science B

Water activity is the amount of "free" water in a food. It's useful for determining food safety as spoilage bacteria can only live on foods above a certain water activity. The symbol for water activity is a w . To determine the water activity of a food, say a pickle, you would Take the mass of the ...
by ndkuma01
January 8th, 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: Lab Events
Topic: Food Science B
Replies: 66
Views: 12202

Re: Food Science B

In the rules of food sicence it says that one of the subjects to be tested is
"Water activity"
what does it mean by this?
Any help would be much appreciated.

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