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by arv101
October 11th, 2017, 7:15 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: BINDERS
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

Re: BINDERS

Thanks so much I was also wondering if we can have pencil cases that can be attached to a 3 ring binder with the three rings. If not how did you guys carry your writing utensils to the competition. Also, last year I had a binder with a clear sleeve in the front with allowed you to put a cover in. It...
by arv101
October 8th, 2017, 10:48 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: BINDERS
Replies: 10
Views: 1674

BINDERS

What is the cheapest but sturdiest binder? I do several lab events so I need good quality binders but I can't afford really expensive binders. However I need long lasting rings and a binder that has good reinforcements and can survive the extreme shake test. Any ideas?
by arv101
August 1st, 2017, 11:09 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Tower Weight
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Re: Tower Weight

Well, to start with, you can read through all the posts in the "Towers B/C" section of this forum. That will get you a lot of information on building the tower. As to the weight issue, you need to be weighing each balsa piece before you cut it to get the density, and then weigh again after you cut ...
by arv101
July 26th, 2017, 8:16 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: General Test
Replies: 1
Views: 580

General Test

Hello, Science Olympiad is a very competitive competition and many schools have some sort of tryouts. For our school there is a general exam for study and two rounds of build "tests" for building. The general exam is highschool honors level with a total of 200 multiple choice questions. Has anyone t...
by arv101
July 26th, 2017, 7:54 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Tower Weight
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Re: Tower Weight

I always find towers that say that their weight as 5 grams or less but I don't understand how it is made. I build the same exact design with same type of wood and everyting but my towers always weigh more. Can somene please help me ! I am a studier but I wish to also become a builder so to get into...
by arv101
July 23rd, 2017, 6:32 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Tower Weight
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Tower Weight

I always find towers that say that their weight as 5 grams or less but I don't understand how it is made. I build the same exact design with same type of wood and everyting but my towers always weigh more. Can somene please help me ! I am a studier but I wish to also become a builder so to get into ...
by arv101
October 25th, 2016, 12:58 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Bonus weight in Towers B
Replies: 19
Views: 5216

Re: Bonus weight in Towers B

I belive you are correct but make sure you don't add to much weight to you're tower because of the bonus, it could bring your efficiency down

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