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by dchen22
June 2nd, 2019, 5:09 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Easiest event for you? Opinions! :3
Replies: 190
Views: 30097

Re: Easiest event for you? Opinions! :3

Fossils - easy concepts, easy ID, no calculations, and there’s only like three or four sources for some of the fossils so you don’t have to worry about the ES putting info you don’t have on the test
by dchen22
April 21st, 2019, 1:54 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Oops Questions|What is an aragonite sea? What is the threshold for an aragonite sea? What conditions are aragonite seas associated with and when was the most recent aragonite sea? Answers|An aragonite sea is when calcium carbonate primarily takes the form of aragonite or high magnesium calcite. The...
by dchen22
April 21st, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Oops
What is an aragonite sea? What is the threshold for an aragonite sea? What conditions are aragonite seas associated with and when was the most recent aragonite sea?
by dchen22
April 21st, 2019, 5:40 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Questions|1.Where is the Burgess Shale? 2.Name and describe the event that the Burgess Shale shows? 3.What famous fossil was found at Solnhofen? 4.Why is that fossil important? 5.Why is Ghost Ranch important? 6.These locations are all ______ Answers|1. Yoho National Park and Kootenay National Park ...
by dchen22
April 8th, 2019, 4:10 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020
Replies: 557
Views: 118704

Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Will Ornithology be a binder event? In the previous rules competitors seem to have been allowed a published field guide. However, given the other events in the rotation and how it's switching in for Herp, can it be safely assumed that it will be a binder event? Ornithology this year as a trial even...
by dchen22
April 6th, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Wait|but I thought coquina was clastic because it's composed of shells as clasts I’m pretty sure that clastic rocks aren’t composed of organic materials (shells, tests, etc.) This is contrasted with organic/biochemical sedimentary rocks. http://core.ecu.edu/geology/harper/Sedimentary/display_new.cf...
by dchen22
April 6th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

ROCKS AND MINERALS <3|1. A - shale/mudstone B - coquina C - I think oolitic limestone but it't not clear whether those bumps are oolites or just crystals 2. A and B 3. A is comprised of layers, while C is more like individual grains 4. Calcite/CaCO3 (shells) 5. Sorting is the distribution of grain ...
by dchen22
April 6th, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Images|A.[img]http://core.ecu.edu/geology/harper/Sedimentary/S19.gif[/img] B.[img]https://www.naturepl.com/cache/pcache2/01448068.jpg[/img] C.[img]https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8252/8513579676_3e4cd6a5a0_b.jpg[/img] 1. Identify specimens A, B, and C. 2. Which specimens are clastic? 3. What is the ...
by dchen22
April 5th, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: 2019 Question Marathons
Topic: Fossils B/C
Replies: 247
Views: 30974

Re: Fossils B/C

Images|A.[img]http://core.ecu.edu/geology/harper/Sedimentary/S19.gif[/img] B.[img]https://www.naturepl.com/cache/pcache2/01448068.jpg[/img] C.[img]https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8252/8513579676_3e4cd6a5a0_b.jpg[/img] 1. Identify specimens A, B, and C. 2. Which specimens are clastic? 3. What is the ...
by dchen22
April 4th, 2019, 6:45 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020
Replies: 557
Views: 118704

Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Will Boomilever get replaced?

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