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by L42
April 17th, 2011, 4:53 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2011-2012 Events
Replies: 806
Views: 64610

Re: 2011-2012 Events

I have to say that I would really hate to see Ecology switched out for Water Quality. Ecology is a very important discipline that is not represented in any other form in Olympiad. Ecology is becoming increasingly important as we face changes from global warming, pollution, growing population, etc. E...
by L42
March 20th, 2011, 7:02 am
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Remote Sensing C
Replies: 203
Views: 26838

Re: Remote Sensing C

What was the website game?
by L42
March 5th, 2011, 12:12 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Ornithology B/C
Replies: 1384
Views: 150818

Re: Ornithology B/C

What was the strange question?
by L42
March 2nd, 2011, 4:56 am
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 482
Views: 51642

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

By the way, the short answers at the SE regional competition are part of this test I found online: http://blaustein.eps.jhu.edu/~gnana/CC_ ... _C_Key.pdf
Thanks!
by L42
September 27th, 2010, 3:45 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 482
Views: 51642

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

My answer is "yes". I think I'm reading the question correctly... Am I right?
by L42
July 7th, 2010, 10:04 am
Forum: 2010 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 398
Views: 44408

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Also, Awesome Aquifer was also part construction i think. So, for AA, basically you studied aquifers, then built a model of one before/at the competition? (I'm not in Div B anymore, but I'm student coaching my old team.) Yes, Aquifer was half test and then half building a model. After you built the...
by L42
June 1st, 2010, 5:49 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2011 Events.
Replies: 410
Views: 35523

Re: 2011 Events.

Awesome Aquifer?? Really? That was like the worst event ever is 2007. Good thing I won't be in B division anymore! ;)
Aquifer was the best! So much fun, interesting, and helps with demonstration skills as well.
by L42
May 31st, 2010, 12:50 pm
Forum: 2010 Nationals
Topic: Anyone Medal at Nationals?
Replies: 53
Views: 10613

Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Is anyone who got 1st considering going to UIUC?
by L42
December 3rd, 2009, 9:01 am
Forum: 2010 Study Events
Topic: Ecology B/C
Replies: 270
Views: 31550

Re: Ecology B/C

here's the problems:
1. tundra
2. savannah
3.tropical rain forest
4.taiga
5.desert


A. Black bear
B. Silvery Gibbon
C. Artic Fox
D. Zebra
E. ...i don't remember this one
pretty easy but is this fair?
Could you provide the answers? Thank you!
by L42
October 28th, 2009, 2:26 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: It's About Time C
Replies: 161
Views: 27881

Re: It's About Time C

In response to how to make this event better/what I'd like to see next year: One of the problems I have long seen with this event is it's breadth and width of topics. I feel that, as previous posts have expressed, that this format does not allow the student to delve deeply into the topic at hand. I ...

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