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by sciencegeek100
December 8th, 2011, 4:48 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 78967

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Answer, though it doesn't look anything like it should...|Ulexite yup your turn I think its statin spar, it doesnt look anything like ulexite, I was 2nd in the nation in 2008 so yea its gypsum, not ulexite http://www.google.com/search?q=ulexite&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox...
by sciencegeek100
December 8th, 2011, 2:31 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions Marathon
Replies: 166
Views: 26757

Re: Fermi Questions Marathon

something tells me there are too man variables to even guess on that question

or do u assume every test is 50Q or something???
by sciencegeek100
December 8th, 2011, 2:25 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 34980

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

quizbowl wrote:At this point, I'm just hoping there's a streak plate at every station :P
based on 2006-2008 they wont have any ... not sure, but i think u could bring your own if it doesn't say "DO NOT TOUCH" at the station... plus u have an endless binder so why have a streak plate at all ;) ;) ;)
by sciencegeek100
December 8th, 2011, 2:21 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 266
Views: 34980

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

why has the point of this forum gone awol??

its rocks not mythology
by sciencegeek100
December 8th, 2011, 2:16 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 888
Views: 78967

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

I think its statin spar, it doesnt look anything like ulexite, I was 2nd in the nation in 2008 so yea its gypsum, not ulexite http://www.google.com/search?q=ulexite&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=dDfhTqPiBLLciAKQ25iNDw&b...
by sciencegeek100
June 8th, 2011, 6:05 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Preliminary: Rocks and Minerals
Replies: 272
Views: 31812

Re: Preliminary: Rocks and Minerals

Preliminary discussion for Rocks&Minerals. I've been looking through old tests now, and it looks like the event is all about the Identification part. If you can ID it, you will do great, since almost every question is easily located online, and the few things besides IDing (Bowen reaction series, a...
by sciencegeek100
June 8th, 2011, 5:59 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Preliminary: Rocks and Minerals
Replies: 272
Views: 31812

Re: Preliminary: Rocks and Minerals

When gneiss (the rock, not the SciOlyer) experiences heat & pressure, what does it metamorphose into? Assuming it metamorphoses into anything. It's the final stage of foliated metamorphic rock. So it gets metamorphosed...into more gneiss. Though if you gneiss from the surface and then start applyin...
by sciencegeek100
June 5th, 2011, 9:18 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 1161
Views: 73673

Re: Fossils B/C

Apparently the B test had amazing specimens, but the C test...shiver. Terrible specimens. Actually, I though the fossil specimens were pretty good... EDIT: Oh, ornithology. >.< the ornithology test had fine specimens... sure they were stuffed in oversized test tubes, but based on even the faded col...
by sciencegeek100
June 5th, 2011, 9:14 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 1161
Views: 73673

Re: Fossils B/C

Apparently the B test had amazing specimens, but the C test...shiver. Terrible specimens. Nats div C fossils test had awesome specimens... except one that both me and my partner had no clue... the small one that looked retangular with circles in the 2 corners... a bone, no clue what tho... and we f...
by sciencegeek100
June 5th, 2011, 9:11 pm
Forum: 2011 Study Events
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 1161
Views: 73673

Re: Fossils B/C

Cheesy Pie wrote:Does anyone else have a different theory on the gray boxes? I have to get multiple answers for everything.
i heard that white was for Q answers and gray were tie breakers??

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