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by rkoopma2
April 24th, 2011, 12:12 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2010-2011
Replies: 125
Views: 22530

Re: Michigan 2010-2011

6 days until state!
by rkoopma2
April 23rd, 2011, 4:42 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Junkyard Challenge B
Replies: 430
Views: 46480

Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Ben, you need to learn how to make a signature, and how to use better spelling and grammar. You also need to think before you post, they weren't making fun of our catapult, okay. it depends on the type of ball ( see rules ) And don't mock me and my sisters catupult __________________________________...
by rkoopma2
April 18th, 2011, 4:51 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Junkyard Challenge B
Replies: 430
Views: 46480

Re: Junkyard Challenge B

what would be a good score for catapult?... score = d(n+1), our best score is 102in accurate 10/10 times w/ tennis balls, so = 2590.8mm * (10+1) is 28498.8 what are you guys getting? Wait can't you only launch it 5 times? Or is that just me :| you must choose which type of ball (only one), you can ...
by rkoopma2
April 17th, 2011, 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Other extracurriculars people do
Replies: 93
Views: 11570

Re: Other extracurriculars people do

cross country
church youth group (going to Alaska!)
track
4-h pig showing
by rkoopma2
April 17th, 2011, 10:39 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Junkyard Challenge B
Replies: 430
Views: 46480

Re: Junkyard Challenge B

what would be a good score for catapult?...
score = d(n+1),
our best score is 102in accurate 10/10 times w/ tennis balls, so
= 2590.8mm * (10+1) is 28498.8

what are you guys getting?
by rkoopma2
April 15th, 2011, 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Politics
Replies: 870
Views: 72003

Re: Politics

in terms of politics can we talk about how the vp was asleep during the president's speech.....lol :lol: oh my goodnes, we always joke about how he looks asleep behind obama, and how nancy pelosi must have to poke him to tell him he needs to applaud. After the november elections we were like oh no,...
by rkoopma2
April 14th, 2011, 8:08 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Junkyard Challenge B
Replies: 430
Views: 46480

Re: Junkyard Challenge B

also, does anybody know if a sort of spring loaded bouncer w/ a trigger that the balls hits as you drop it, and the trigger has to be reset after each bounce is allowed
by rkoopma2
April 14th, 2011, 8:06 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Junkyard Challenge B
Replies: 430
Views: 46480

Re: Junkyard Challenge B

So what would you guys say is the best way to build a bouncer? (My partner and I are still struggling...) :( One way would be to put rubber bands around a bowl, if the bowl deforms, taped many together. It isn't the best design, but it's a start. Hmmmm.....We already tried that, but it isn't workin...
by rkoopma2
April 14th, 2011, 8:01 am
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Disease Detectives B/C
Replies: 276
Views: 40988

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Yes, I agree with you Kevlar, having also taken the same test myself. Although, I have to say that you did better than me.... >.< (And we lost your team by one point, if the results turn out to be official.) I felt like at Regionals, my partner and I didn't really focus that much on food-borne illn...
by rkoopma2
April 14th, 2011, 7:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Politics
Replies: 870
Views: 72003

Re: Politics

Why not switch to alternative energies? Then we won't have many oil issues. I agree, but a lot of alternative energies aren't developed enough of have other issues.Take ethanol. e-85 gasoline is cheaper than gas, but hybrids aren't affordable for most people. demand for corn for ethanol has also he...

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