Dynamic Planet

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Dynamic Planet

Postby Jim_R » June 26th, 2008, 10:44 am

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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby Earthsci_dude » June 26th, 2008, 10:52 am

how in dept is this event? is it like oceanography with a specific name for a puddle or what?
yes, it is like oceanography, except this year it's on earthquakes and volcanoes instead of oceans. and it will prolly be as in depth as oceanography was.

dynamic planet actually rotates every two years

rivers -> glaciers -> oceanography -> earthquakes/volcanoes
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby dudeincolorado » June 26th, 2008, 10:58 am

oh thats nice to know how in dept can you get with volcanos?
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby Earthsci_dude » June 26th, 2008, 11:45 am

oh thats nice to know how in dept can you get with volcanos?

you can get pretty in-depth with volcanoes. same goes for earthquakes. I would expect you to see diagrams like this on tests: Image


maybe you would identify parts of it, or they might ask you whats going on (such as if the plates are pulling apart or pushing together)

i've never actually competed in earthquakes/volcanoes because it was last an event before i was in SO (rivers was in when i started). maybe some SO alum know more about this event (when it was last an event)
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby rocketman1555 » June 28th, 2008, 4:06 pm

i figure it will be similar to glaciers or oceans, the last time it was here was before i joined, but they usually cover whats mentioned in the rules, and have a good test over general knowledge with some diagrams and some more in depth questions, so it should be similar to dynamic planet the past few years
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby Bryant » June 30th, 2008, 3:06 pm

do you bring binders in for this event?
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby gneissisnice » June 30th, 2008, 3:18 pm

As far as i can tell, you can bring resources, including textbooks and binders. At least, you can if its anything like glaciers.
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby Pleiades » June 30th, 2008, 3:54 pm

I believe that last year they only allowed a double sided piece of paper. I'm not quite sure though since I didnt do the oceans event. My coach asked me to make the cheat sheet for oceans last year. I'm probably going to do dynamic planet this year because way back in 7th grade we did a whole chapter on Earthquakes and Volcanoes and i was really good at it and thought it was really cool

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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby dudeincolorado » July 1st, 2008, 11:17 am

the pattern seems to be first year binder second year sheet of paper
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Re: Dynamic Planet

Postby rocketman1555 » July 1st, 2008, 12:07 pm

it depends how they do it, because i know you could use binders both years for glaciers, and then a binder the first year and sheet of paper the second for oceanography
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