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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Whiteheat073 » December 9th, 2015, 9:09 am

What is the difference between Reach for the Stars and Astronomy?
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Jaol » December 9th, 2015, 9:45 am

Basically Astronomy is WAY more broad and more conceptually different.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » December 9th, 2015, 3:43 pm

Whiteheat073 wrote:What is the difference between Reach for the Stars and Astronomy?
I think RFS is more learning and memorizing things about specific stars and other astronomical objects, and Astronomy is conceptual and more theoretical. While there are DSOs in Astronomy (and some tests are entirely DSOs), questions about the physics of a hypothetical star system are more common.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Whiteheat073 » December 10th, 2015, 7:05 am

Magikarpmaster629 wrote:
Whiteheat073 wrote:What is the difference between Reach for the Stars and Astronomy?
I think RFS is more learning and memorizing things about specific stars and other astronomical objects, and Astronomy is conceptual and more theoretical. While there are DSOs in Astronomy (and some tests are entirely DSOs), questions about the physics of a hypothetical star system are more common.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Whiteheat073 » December 14th, 2015, 8:48 am

I got third place school wide for Reach For The Stars! I had no partner and I relied solely on my memory (no notes)! I am ecstatic right now!
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by tyasasvi » January 8th, 2016, 3:08 pm

Is having a red-filtered flashlight important for the reach for the stars competition, and where can you buy one?

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Post by EastStroudsburg13 » January 11th, 2016, 5:17 pm

The easiest way is to take a flashlight and tape a red filter over it. You won't always need it, but even if you don't, you'll look super prepared if you have it.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by VansBuilders » January 12th, 2016, 5:45 pm

For RFS, if there are 2 members in a team, do they take both tests (part 1 & 2) together?

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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by Jaol » January 13th, 2016, 11:00 am

VansBuilders wrote:For RFS, if there are 2 members in a team, do they take both tests (part 1 & 2) together?
It's totally up to you how you take a test. Usually if a test is really long you would split the test. Vice versa if the test is short.
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Re: Reach for the Stars B

Post by taran123 » January 14th, 2016, 6:18 pm

reach for the stars :roll: :roll: :?:

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