Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine2 » December 15th, 2018, 1:26 pm

In my experience, the people who failed the most and worst were the ones who didn't make a binder. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby dvegadvol » December 16th, 2018, 10:56 am

Agreed. Without a binder you can't be competitive. The information in any of the guides vary greatly in depth of information from genus to genus...

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby emmalasagna » December 21st, 2018, 4:38 pm

kate! wrote:
ezrobertson wrote:
heihei wrote:Hey! So I'm new to this whole forum thing, but I just wanted to say that the materials you can bring for Herpetology changed from last year. I didn't realize it until I read the materials list, so for anyone who also hasn't read through the paper yet, you can't bring a book anymore like last year. All information has to be in a three ring binder that can be up to two inches thick.

so we cant bring those fat books with pictures?
:evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :!: :!:

Theoretically you could photocopy pages and put them in your binder, or just rip pages out. It would be more efficient to just make a binder, though.

This is what my partner and I did for Rustin last year when we didn't have a binder at all...we got 43rd I think? I agree, binders are more efficient.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby OctoPiGenius » December 27th, 2018, 7:34 pm

emmalasagna wrote:
kate! wrote:
ezrobertson wrote:so we cant bring those fat books with pictures?
:evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :!: :!:

Theoretically you could photocopy pages and put them in your binder, or just rip pages out. It would be more efficient to just make a binder, though.

This is what my partner and I did for Rustin last year when we didn't have a binder at all...we got 43rd I think? I agree, binders are more efficient.


Yep! It's also easier to organize binders the way you want & it's easier to write in them.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby cbrant554 » January 2nd, 2019, 11:26 pm

Is the scientific name of a rosy boa Lichanura trivirgata or Charina trivirgata because on the list it says that the genus is charina and so it would be the first part of its scientific name but anywhere I look it says that it is Lichanura is this just another name for the genus or what? The same thing for lined snakes I get a whole different genus for them so what should I do?

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby dvegadvol » January 3rd, 2019, 6:30 am

Stick with the Genus on the Official National Herpetology List. That's what the ES will be basing the test on. I usually put the newer Genus on as a note - it's been used as a tiebreaker question on more than one test!

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby STEMStar » January 3rd, 2019, 8:27 pm

Hello! I'm new to herp this year, and I was wondering if anyone knew of or created a herp study guide/ compiled pdf of their notes.

Thanks! :D

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby cbrant554 » January 3rd, 2019, 10:26 pm

STEMStar wrote:Hello! I'm new to herp this year, and I was wondering if anyone knew of or created a herp study guide/ compiled pdf of their notes.

Thanks! :D

I dont have any study guides but the study sheets on soinc.org on the herpetology sheet are a good basis if you needed one

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » January 4th, 2019, 12:34 pm

cbrant554 wrote:
STEMStar wrote:Hello! I'm new to herp this year, and I was wondering if anyone knew of or created a herp study guide/ compiled pdf of their notes.

Thanks! :D

I dont have any study guides but the study sheets on soinc.org on the herpetology sheet are a good basis if you needed one

Wikipedia is a good resource for this stuff, as well as other sites which have been mentioned before such as animaldiversity.org

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby STEMStar » January 4th, 2019, 2:07 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
cbrant554 wrote:
STEMStar wrote:Hello! I'm new to herp this year, and I was wondering if anyone knew of or created a herp study guide/ compiled pdf of their notes.

Thanks! :D

I dont have any study guides but the study sheets on soinc.org on the herpetology sheet are a good basis if you needed one

Wikipedia is a good resource for this stuff, as well as other sites which have been mentioned before such as animaldiversity.org



Okay! Thank you,
also @cbrant554, could you send me the link? I'm having difficulty finding it on the website :oops: :cry:

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby cbrant554 » January 5th, 2019, 5:35 pm

STEMStar wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
cbrant554 wrote:I dont have any study guides but the study sheets on soinc.org on the herpetology sheet are a good basis if you needed one

Wikipedia is a good resource for this stuff, as well as other sites which have been mentioned before such as animaldiversity.org



Okay! Thank you,
also @cbrant554, could you send me the link? I'm having difficulty finding it on the website :oops: :cry:

https://www.soinc.org/herpetology-b it is labeled handout with blue text its a pdf

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby lue25 » January 6th, 2019, 1:20 pm

Do you have any resources for Herpetology, Write it Do it, or Density Lab?

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » January 6th, 2019, 2:06 pm

lue25 wrote:Do you have any resources for Herpetology, Write it Do it, or Density Lab?

Check the rest of this thread for resources for Herpetology

For Write It Do It and Density Lab, you can find their respective threads on this forum as well in the Lab Events forum

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby cbrant554 » January 13th, 2019, 9:02 am

So I just finished an invitational and the tiebreaker question for the test was, "Why should penguins be included on the Herpetology SO list?" My teammate and I thought of only 1 reason, that they have to lay eggs and incubate them. Anybody else have any other ideas

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » January 13th, 2019, 10:40 am

cbrant554 wrote:So I just finished an invitational and the tiebreaker question for the test was, "Why should penguins be included on the Herpetology SO list?" My teammate and I thought of only 1 reason, that they have to lay eggs and incubate them. Anybody else have any other ideas

I think that that was a joke, but who knows? :P


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