Disease Detectives

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby pjgscioisamazing » May 10th, 2009, 2:05 pm

denmarksoccer wrote:You're probably right, pjgsoisamazing.


Are you doing disease at nationals?
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby denmarksoccer » May 10th, 2009, 6:15 pm

pjgscioisamazing wrote:
denmarksoccer wrote:You're probably right, pjgsoisamazing.


Are you doing disease at nationals?

Nope.
2010:
Pentathlon-1@ regs, 4@ states, 16@ nationals
Road Scholar-2@ regs, 8@ states, 31st@ nationals
Disease Detectives-2@ regs, 1st@ states, 5@ nationals
Bio-Process Lab- 2@ states, 11@ nationals
Physical Science Lab- 38@ nationals
Team-1@ regs, 2@ states, 19@ nationals

Moving up to C.

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby denmarksoccer » May 20th, 2009, 1:13 pm

Sorry for the double post, but what was the nationals test like?
2010:
Pentathlon-1@ regs, 4@ states, 16@ nationals
Road Scholar-2@ regs, 8@ states, 31st@ nationals
Disease Detectives-2@ regs, 1st@ states, 5@ nationals
Bio-Process Lab- 2@ states, 11@ nationals
Physical Science Lab- 38@ nationals
Team-1@ regs, 2@ states, 19@ nationals

Moving up to C.

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby pjgscioisamazing » May 20th, 2009, 1:17 pm

denmarksoccer wrote:Sorry for the double post, but what was the nationals test like?


It was surprisingly not written by the CDC (I think) and it was about Salmonella and this thing cryptosporidium. It was long, it took me and my partner up until 3 minutes left to finish it. Most of the questions weren't that bad, but some were annoying/hard. I ended up getting 7th somehow :D :D
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby denmarksoccer » May 20th, 2009, 1:20 pm

pjgscioisamazing wrote:
denmarksoccer wrote:Sorry for the double post, but what was the nationals test like?


It was surprisingly not written by the CDC (I think) and it was about Salmonella and this thing cryptosporidium. It was long, it took me and my partner up until 3 minutes left to finish it. Most of the questions weren't that bad, but some were annoying/hard. I ended up getting 7th somehow :D :D

What kind of questions were there?
2010:
Pentathlon-1@ regs, 4@ states, 16@ nationals
Road Scholar-2@ regs, 8@ states, 31st@ nationals
Disease Detectives-2@ regs, 1st@ states, 5@ nationals
Bio-Process Lab- 2@ states, 11@ nationals
Physical Science Lab- 38@ nationals
Team-1@ regs, 2@ states, 19@ nationals

Moving up to C.

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby pjgscioisamazing » May 20th, 2009, 1:22 pm

denmarksoccer wrote:
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
denmarksoccer wrote:Sorry for the double post, but what was the nationals test like?


It was surprisingly not written by the CDC (I think) and it was about Salmonella and this thing cryptosporidium. It was long, it took me and my partner up until 3 minutes left to finish it. Most of the questions weren't that bad, but some were annoying/hard. I ended up getting 7th somehow :D :D

What kind of questions were there?


Math was prevalence, rate, relative risk, and a few others. For rate, there was a table and there were some blanks in either the # of cases, rate, or # of people in population columns. It asked about an epi curve. Some interpreting data. There was odds ratio and you had to interpret that answer.
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby denmarksoccer » May 20th, 2009, 1:25 pm

Ok, thanks. Congrats on the 7th place, and on the $2500 in meteorology too. :)
2010:
Pentathlon-1@ regs, 4@ states, 16@ nationals
Road Scholar-2@ regs, 8@ states, 31st@ nationals
Disease Detectives-2@ regs, 1st@ states, 5@ nationals
Bio-Process Lab- 2@ states, 11@ nationals
Physical Science Lab- 38@ nationals
Team-1@ regs, 2@ states, 19@ nationals

Moving up to C.

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby pjgscioisamazing » May 20th, 2009, 1:29 pm

denmarksoccer wrote:Ok, thanks. Congrats on the 7th place, and on the $2500 in meteorology too. :)


Thanks. My partner and I were so surprised with 2nd in the event, when they called Meteorology for that scholarship thingy we were EXTREMELY surprised.
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby kp9ssa » June 21st, 2009, 4:27 pm

thats awesome :D
States

1st- Anatomy
4th- Dynamic Planet
2nd- Water Quality
2nd- Write it Do it

Team Overall: 1st

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby karatekid44 » June 22nd, 2009, 2:33 pm

Great Job on that pjgscioisamazing.

What is the topic for next year Disease Detectives?
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Re: Disease Detectives

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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby karatekid44 » June 27th, 2009, 5:07 am

Thanks Dark Sabre.

Same thing as last year Population Growth
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby Aia » June 28th, 2009, 8:01 am

Congrats pjgscioisamazing on the scholarship. Funny enough, when Climate was around 3 years ago, my partner and I took the silver at Nationals. You're lucky to have received such a nice scholarship!
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby dvd » July 3rd, 2009, 6:22 pm

There's really nothing new this year, I suspect, so the preparation should be lighter. Yeah, less work. :D
2011 Regional, States, National Events
Disease Detectives- N/A, 3rd, 9th
Anatomy- 1st, 2nd, 20th
Microbe Mission- 2nd, 3rd, 4th
WIDI- 1st, 2nd, 38th
Fossils- 2nd, N/A, N/A
Compute This- 4th, 4th, N/A
Team- 1st, 1st, 11th

Medal Count: 32
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Re: Disease Detectives

Postby 49ers » July 10th, 2009, 3:23 pm

why is the topic the same as it was last year for this event?
That doesnt make much sense to get people whom are already good at it another chance at the same even t no w does it
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