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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby mnstrviola » August 28th, 2011, 8:39 pm

I believe this year's topic is still Fresh Water Systems.

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Postby Fossil Freak 25 » September 8th, 2011, 7:20 pm

So basically there is no rule change? usually there is some change. am i now reading the rules properly?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby mnstrviola » September 9th, 2011, 5:41 pm

Fossil Freak 25 wrote:So basically there is no rule change? usually there is some change. am i now reading the rules properly?



there might be minor changes, but the topic is still Freshwater Systems. This means lakes, rivers, groundwater, etc.

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby chalker » September 9th, 2011, 7:12 pm

Fossil Freak 25 wrote:So basically there is no rule change? usually there is some change. am i now reading the rules properly?



Everything in bold is new wording (except fro the Earth's fresh waters part which for some reason was bolded). So yes, there are only very minor changes.

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Fossil Freak 25 » September 10th, 2011, 6:56 pm

Cool thanks!
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby FueL » September 29th, 2011, 4:35 pm

Judging from the picture/bolding, soinc seems to be emphasizing stream order this year.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Fossil Freak 25 » September 30th, 2011, 8:48 am

Hopefully! i love stream order!!
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Luo » September 30th, 2011, 1:08 pm

FueL wrote:Judging from the picture/bolding, soinc seems to be emphasizing stream order this year.

Bolding simply indicates that portion of the rules is new this year; it doesn't necessarily indicate emphasis.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby FueL » September 30th, 2011, 3:59 pm

Luo wrote:Bolding simply indicates that portion of the rules is new this year; it doesn't necessarily indicate emphasis.

My bad then. For some reason I remember my partner and me studying stream order last year anyway. xD
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby RBears6 » October 6th, 2011, 1:20 pm

I also remember studying that last year, its actually vey simple. 1 is the main stem and the largest number is the first tributary. :D
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby rocketman1555 » October 7th, 2011, 12:17 pm

Actually you have that backwards. A stream of order 1 will have no tributaries, while the main stream will have the highest order, because it has the most tributaries. A stream increases in order when two streams of the lower order flow into it, so when two 1st order streams converge, the stream from that point is a 2nd order stream until another stream flows into it.

http://www.fgmorph.com/fg_4_8.php seems to have a pretty good explanation, and also has some good information about other topics.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby cngu23 » October 9th, 2011, 7:14 pm

FueL wrote:
Luo wrote:Bolding simply indicates that portion of the rules is new this year; it doesn't necessarily indicate emphasis.

My bad then. For some reason I remember my partner and me studying stream order last year anyway. xD


Yeah I also studied streams last year so not much has changed this year. :D
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby silvertongue » October 21st, 2011, 12:55 pm

Hey guys, I found this online and thought it looked helpful, http://www.sciencecourseware.org/GLOL/, the virtual river link would be the important one.

Does anybody know of any good sites where I can find information about lakes?

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby PAweatherguy » October 21st, 2011, 2:26 pm

Hi all!

Dynamic Planet was my favorite event in Science Olympiad... if anyone has any topic-related questions, feel free to ask! I'll try to help as often as I can.
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