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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby texas » June 25th, 2016, 8:45 am

Uh do you mean 6?
We use Arial Narrow 6 too
Actually yes, my mistake, google docs does have 6, but my partner finds it hard to read.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » June 26th, 2016, 7:39 am

Yeah, from the looks of it, it will most likely continue being 4. There seems to have been a push sometime in the past to allow for more reference materials in events (East, didn't you also do Disease back when it didn't allow a cheat sheet?)
Yep, in 8th grade I medaled at states in Disease, but cheat sheets weren't allowed.
East is oooooooooooold jk don't ban me Also, In your opinion, was Oceanography or E/V easier?
I personally did better in Oceanography because it was in B, whereas E/V was in my first two C years. I think having 4 sheets available will make E/V easier, because it's the sort of event where diagrams and maps are incredibly helpful. However, it will also be easier for everyone else, so it may be harder to medal. There's a give and take there.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby texas » June 26th, 2016, 8:34 am

Yeah, from the looks of it, it will most likely continue being 4. There seems to have been a push sometime in the past to allow for more reference materials in events (East, didn't you also do Disease back when it didn't allow a cheat sheet?)
Yep, in 8th grade I medaled at states in Disease, but cheat sheets weren't allowed.
East is oooooooooooold jk don't ban me Also, In your opinion, was Oceanography or E/V easier?
I personally did better in Oceanography because it was in B, whereas E/V was in my first two C years. I think having 4 sheets available will make E/V easier, because it's the sort of event where diagrams and maps are incredibly helpful. However, it will also be easier for everyone else, so it may be harder to medal. There's a give and take there.
I hope it's still going to be 4 sheets for E/V (aka Tectonics) next year.

I've never done E/V in Dynamic Planet, but I have done oceanography, and it's pretty easy, especially because we got 4 sheets of notes.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby jaguarhunter » June 27th, 2016, 6:42 pm

I know that many people found the Oceanography books by Trujillo and by Garrison to be particularly helpful for studying and review. Are there any books on Tectonics to start out with that are similar in detail? Thanks!

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby amydata123 » July 1st, 2016, 5:42 pm

Does anyone know whether Dynamic Planet E/V for 2016-2017 will be one or four notesheets? It seems that the change from one to four notesheets came after E/V was last ran as a topic, but I don't know whether four notesheets is now the universal policy for DP regardless of the topic or whether E/V will be the only topic to remain at one notesheet.
I am assuming it will be four because the information seems to be equivalent or greater than that of oceanography, but the fact that only one sheet was allowed the last time E/V was run makes me apprehensive. I have already started mine and I'm over half way finished with the first draft and It would be tough to be thoroughly prepared with only one sheet granted you could just memorize a lot of it
How do you already know the subcategories to put in the notes :shock: ? The wiki page from E/V is not even updated. I'd like to get started right now too, but idk what to base it off of :cry:
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Person » July 1st, 2016, 7:38 pm

Does anyone know whether Dynamic Planet E/V for 2016-2017 will be one or four notesheets? It seems that the change from one to four notesheets came after E/V was last ran as a topic, but I don't know whether four notesheets is now the universal policy for DP regardless of the topic or whether E/V will be the only topic to remain at one notesheet.
I am assuming it will be four because the information seems to be equivalent or greater than that of oceanography, but the fact that only one sheet was allowed the last time E/V was run makes me apprehensive. I have already started mine and I'm over half way finished with the first draft and It would be tough to be thoroughly prepared with only one sheet granted you could just memorize a lot of it
How do you already know the subcategories to put in the notes :shock: ? The wiki page from E/V is not even updated. I'd like to get started right now too, but idk what to base it off of :cry:
There's a few old tests you could probably get started on.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby windu34 » July 2nd, 2016, 9:10 pm

There will definetly be added info because I have practically finished my cheat sheet for E/V (albeit haven't really taken any practice tests, but its really thorough and comparable to my dynamic one from nats) and ive got 2-3 extra blank sides
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby amydata123 » July 6th, 2016, 5:44 pm

There will definetly be added info because I have practically finished my cheat sheet for E/V (albeit haven't really taken any practice tests, but its really thorough and comparable to my dynamic one from nats) and ive got 2-3 extra blank sides
So you just used the current info and saved space for the other categories???


About how many different subcategories are usually added?
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Unome » July 7th, 2016, 9:02 am

There will definetly be added info because I have practically finished my cheat sheet for E/V (albeit haven't really taken any practice tests, but its really thorough and comparable to my dynamic one from nats) and ive got 2-3 extra blank sides
So you just used the current info and saved space for the other categories???


About how many different subcategories are usually added?
Usually they don't change more than one or two things from previous years (like last year I think they removed buoyancy and added something else; I don't remember exactly, since I didn't do this event in 2015).
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby amydata123 » July 7th, 2016, 10:29 am

There will definetly be added info because I have practically finished my cheat sheet for E/V (albeit haven't really taken any practice tests, but its really thorough and comparable to my dynamic one from nats) and ive got 2-3 extra blank sides
So you just used the current info and saved space for the other categories???


About how many different subcategories are usually added?
Usually they don't change more than one or two things from previous years (like last year I think they removed buoyancy and added something else; I don't remember exactly, since I didn't do this event in 2015).
What are the old subcategories for E/V? I did not take the event then...
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