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Event Rotation

Post by scioly2012 » July 21st, 2017, 8:36 pm

I've been trying to figure out the event rotations. Does anyone know which events are in the same rotation and what order they're in? Thanks!

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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Unome » July 22nd, 2017, 5:18 am

scioly2012 wrote:I've been trying to figure out the event rotations. Does anyone know which events are in the same rotation and what order they're in? Thanks!
Note that rotations are semi-frequently changed by the rules committees and executive committee.

Biology:
  • Anatomy and Physiology B/C systems - Respiratory, Digestive, Immune (18) --> Cardiovascular and two others, I can't remember (19) --> Muscular, Skeletal, Integumentary (20) --> Nervous, Sense Organs, Endocrine (21)
  • Herpetology B/C (18-19) --> Ornithology B/C (20-21) --> Forestry B/C (22-23) --> Entomology B/C (24-25) --> Invasive Species B/C (26-27)
  • Microbe Mission B/C (17-18) --> Heredity B/Designer Genes C (19-20) --> Bio-Process Lab B/Cell Biology C (21-22)
  • Disease Detectives B/C topics - Foodborne Illness (17-18) --> Environmental Quality (19-20) --> Population Growth (21-22)
  • Ecology B/C (17-18) --> Water Quality? B/C (19-20) --> Green Generation? B/C (21-22) (unsure if they've added another event)
Earth Science:
  • Solar System B (18-19) --> Reach for the Stars B (20-21), and Astronomy C (topic rotation a bit hard to predict, we'll see what happens)
  • Dynamics Planet B/C topics - Tectonics (17-18) --> Glaciers or Freshwater (19-20) --> Glaciers or Freshwater (21-22) --> Oceanography (23-24)
  • Road Scholar B, and Remote Sensing C (17-18) --> Geologic Mapping C (19-20)
  • Rocks and Minerals B/C (17-18) --> Fossils B/C (19-20)
  • Meteorology B topics - Climate (18) --> Everyday Weather (19) --> Severe Storms (20)
Chemistry:
  • Crime Busters B/Forensics C
  • Potions and Poisons B (18-19) --> Can't Judge A Powder? B (20-21) --> Food Science B (22-23 or 20-21) (CJAP may have been removed)
  • Chem Lab topics - Thermodynamics, Physical Properties (18) --> Physical Properties, something else (19) --> etc.
Physics:
  • Optics B/C (17-18) --> Shock Value B/Circuit Lab C (19-20) --> Crave the Wave B/It's About Time C (21-22)
  • Hovercraft B/C (17-18) --> Sounds of Music B/C? (can't remember)
  • Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C (18-19) --> Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C (20-21) --> Wind Power B/C (22-23)
Inquiry:
  • Experimental Design B/C
  • Write It Do It B/C
  • Fermi Questions C (18-19) --> no idea, probably isn't even determined yet
  • Game On (16-18) --> same as with Fermi
  • Fast Facts B (17-18) --> Metric Mastery?
  • Mystery Architecture B (18-19) --> idk, maybe Bottle Rocket?
Technology:
  • Towers B/C (17-18) --> Boomilever B/C (19-20) --> Bridges, probably elevated B/C (21-22)
  • Battery Buggy B/Mousetrap Vehicle C (18-19) --> Mousetrap Vehicle B/Gravity Vehicle C (20-21) --> Wheeled Vehicle B/Scrambler C (22-23) --> Scrambler B/Electric Vehicle C (24-25)
  • Wright Stuff B/Helicopters C (17-18) --> Helicopters B/Elastic Launched Glider C (19-20) --> Elastic Launched Glider B/Wright Stuff C (21-22)
  • Roller Coaster B/Mission Possible C (18-19) --> probably Mission Possible B/Robot Arm C (20-21), I think robot events in B are done for.
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by scioly2012 » July 22nd, 2017, 11:56 am

Unome wrote:
scioly2012 wrote:I've been trying to figure out the event rotations. Does anyone know which events are in the same rotation and what order they're in? Thanks!
Note that rotations are semi-frequently changed by the rules committees and executive committee.

Biology:
  • Anatomy and Physiology B/C systems - Respiratory, Digestive, Immune (18) --> Cardiovascular and two others, I can't remember (19) --> Muscular, Skeletal, Integumentary (20) --> Nervous, Sense Organs, Endocrine (21)
  • Herpetology B/C (18-19) --> Ornithology B/C (20-21) --> Forestry B/C (22-23) --> Entomology B/C (24-25) --> Invasive Species B/C (26-27)
  • Microbe Mission B/C (17-18) --> Heredity B/Designer Genes C (19-20) --> Bio-Process Lab B/Cell Biology C (21-22)
  • Disease Detectives B/C topics - Foodborne Illness (17-18) --> Environmental Quality (19-20) --> Population Growth (21-22)
  • Ecology B/C (17-18) --> Water Quality? B/C (19-20) --> Green Generation? B/C (21-22) (unsure if they've added another event)
Earth Science:
  • Solar System B (18-19) --> Reach for the Stars B (20-21), and Astronomy C (topic rotation a bit hard to predict, we'll see what happens)
  • Dynamics Planet B/C topics - Tectonics (17-18) --> Glaciers or Freshwater (19-20) --> Glaciers or Freshwater (21-22) --> Oceanography (23-24)
  • Road Scholar B, and Remote Sensing C (17-18) --> Geologic Mapping C (19-20)
  • Rocks and Minerals B/C (17-18) --> Fossils B/C (19-20)
  • Meteorology B topics - Climate (18) --> Everyday Weather (19) --> Severe Storms (20)
Chemistry:
  • Crime Busters B/Forensics C
  • Potions and Poisons B (18-19) --> Can't Judge A Powder? B (20-21) --> Food Science B (22-23 or 20-21) (CJAP may have been removed)
  • Chem Lab topics - Thermodynamics, Physical Properties (18) --> Physical Properties, something else (19) --> etc.
Physics:
  • Optics B/C (17-18) --> Shock Value B/Circuit Lab C (19-20) --> Crave the Wave B/It's About Time C (21-22)
  • Hovercraft B/C (17-18) --> Sounds of Music B/C? (can't remember)
  • Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C (18-19) --> Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C (20-21) --> Wind Power B/C (22-23)
Inquiry:
  • Experimental Design B/C
  • Write It Do It B/C
  • Fermi Questions C (18-19) --> no idea, probably isn't even determined yet
  • Game On (16-18) --> same as with Fermi
  • Fast Facts B (17-18) --> Metric Mastery?
  • Mystery Architecture B (18-19) --> idk, maybe Bottle Rocket?
Technology:
  • Towers B/C (17-18) --> Boomilever B/C (19-20) --> Bridges, probably elevated B/C (21-22)
  • Battery Buggy B/Mousetrap Vehicle C (18-19) --> Mousetrap Vehicle B/Gravity Vehicle C (20-21) --> Wheeled Vehicle B/Scrambler C (22-23) --> Scrambler B/Electric Vehicle C (24-25)
  • Wright Stuff B/Helicopters C (17-18) --> Helicopters B/Elastic Launched Glider C (19-20) --> Elastic Launched Glider B/Wright Stuff C (21-22)
  • Roller Coaster B/Mission Possible C (18-19) --> probably Mission Possible B/Robot Arm C (20-21), I think robot events in B are done for.

Thanks so much! Do you know anything about MatSci in C?

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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Magikarpmaster629 » July 22nd, 2017, 12:02 pm

I would add a couple of things:

-Environmental Chemistry had new rules written for 2017 and is on Soinc's Featured Trial Events, here (https://www.soinc.org/learn/trial-events). I would bank on this entering the rotation for either lab bio (cell bio, microbe) or enviro (Green Gen, Ecology) since last time it was in the lab bio rotation.

-Considering Chalker's post about Electric Wright Stuff on one of the nationals threads, and since it made the list of Promising Pilots, I would expect it to enter the event rotation for aeronautics events in a few years.

-For inquiry, Wifi Lab and Source Code (please?) as potential contenders
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Unome » July 22nd, 2017, 12:51 pm

scioly2012 wrote:Thanks so much! Do you know anything about MatSci in C?
Magikarpmaster629 wrote:I would add a couple of things:

-Environmental Chemistry had new rules written for 2017 and is on Soinc's Featured Trial Events, here (https://www.soinc.org/learn/trial-events). I would bank on this entering the rotation for either lab bio (cell bio, microbe) or enviro (Green Gen, Ecology) since last time it was in the lab bio rotation.

-Considering Chalker's post about Electric Wright Stuff on one of the nationals threads, and since it made the list of Promising Pilots, I would expect it to enter the event rotation for aeronautics events in a few years.

-For inquiry, Wifi Lab and Source Code (please?) as potential contenders
Materials Science (17-18) --> Protein Modeling (19-20) --> Environmental Chemistry (21-22) seems most likely to me, though Envirochem may come in two years earlier if they trial it really intensely.

I doubt EWS is entering. It's been trialed in the past with problems, mostly relating to (iirc) availability of resources. It was run as a trial at Nationals before, in 2010 or 2011 (can't remember which).

WiFi Lab is a physics event. I think it's most likely to rotate into the Wind Power/Thermodynamics/Compound Machines rotation, but that's just guesswork.

Let me know if I missed anything else important. Also, I'd guess that the new 2019 Chem Lab topic will be either Aqueous Solutions or Acids and Bases.
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Macgyver » July 26th, 2017, 1:07 pm

Unome wrote:
scioly2012 wrote:Thanks so much! Do you know anything about MatSci in C?
Magikarpmaster629 wrote:I would add a couple of things:

-Environmental Chemistry had new rules written for 2017 and is on Soinc's Featured Trial Events, here (https://www.soinc.org/learn/trial-events). I would bank on this entering the rotation for either lab bio (cell bio, microbe) or enviro (Green Gen, Ecology) since last time it was in the lab bio rotation.

-Considering Chalker's post about Electric Wright Stuff on one of the nationals threads, and since it made the list of Promising Pilots, I would expect it to enter the event rotation for aeronautics events in a few years.

-For inquiry, Wifi Lab and Source Code (please?) as potential contenders
Materials Science (17-18) --> Protein Modeling (19-20) --> Environmental Chemistry (21-22) seems most likely to me, though Envirochem may come in two years earlier if they trial it really intensely.

I doubt EWS is entering. It's been trialed in the past with problems, mostly relating to (iirc) availability of resources. It was run as a trial at Nationals before, in 2010 or 2011 (can't remember which).

WiFi Lab is a physics event. I think it's most likely to rotate into the Wind Power/Thermodynamics/Compound Machines rotation, but that's just guesswork.

Let me know if I missed anything else important. Also, I'd guess that the new 2019 Chem Lab topic will be either Aqueous Solutions or Acids and Bases.
WiFi Lab is a Headache all on it's own because it has to be built with materials not something bought and modified, plus if you test it late and it doesn't work then your screwed and little chance of fixing it in time. Also the test is a Headache as well covering 5 topics such as: Radio Waves, The Radar Equation, and Electromagnetism. And this is coming from someone who loves technology.
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Natecu » July 31st, 2017, 1:42 pm

Macgyver wrote:
Unome wrote:
scioly2012 wrote:Thanks so much! Do you know anything about MatSci in C?
Magikarpmaster629 wrote:I would add a couple of things:

-Environmental Chemistry had new rules written for 2017 and is on Soinc's Featured Trial Events, here (https://www.soinc.org/learn/trial-events). I would bank on this entering the rotation for either lab bio (cell bio, microbe) or enviro (Green Gen, Ecology) since last time it was in the lab bio rotation.

-Considering Chalker's post about Electric Wright Stuff on one of the nationals threads, and since it made the list of Promising Pilots, I would expect it to enter the event rotation for aeronautics events in a few years.

-For inquiry, Wifi Lab and Source Code (please?) as potential contenders
Materials Science (17-18) --> Protein Modeling (19-20) --> Environmental Chemistry (21-22) seems most likely to me, though Envirochem may come in two years earlier if they trial it really intensely.

I doubt EWS is entering. It's been trialed in the past with problems, mostly relating to (iirc) availability of resources. It was run as a trial at Nationals before, in 2010 or 2011 (can't remember which).

WiFi Lab is a physics event. I think it's most likely to rotate into the Wind Power/Thermodynamics/Compound Machines rotation, but that's just guesswork.

Let me know if I missed anything else important. Also, I'd guess that the new 2019 Chem Lab topic will be either Aqueous Solutions or Acids and Bases.
WiFi Lab is a Headache all on it's own because it has to be built with materials not something bought and modified, plus if you test it late and it doesn't work then your screwed and little chance of fixing it in time. Also the test is a Headache as well covering 5 topics such as: Radio Waves, The Radar Equation, and Electromagnetism. And this is coming from someone who loves technology.
To be good at WiFi Lab, all you need is wire, solder, a router, and a device that can receive internet signals. It's really not that hard.

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Re: Event Rotation

Post by syo_astro » August 1st, 2017, 10:31 am

I can't comment on the build, but I have recently been studying radio astronomy and antenna-related topics that probably come up in Radio Lab. One thing I love about scioly is the topics that you would never touch in class, and I think it's a shame I never got to learn about this stuff earlier, would've been REALLY useful.

I will bet the tests will be too easy (copying qs) or too hard (someone who really knows stuff), but on the study side it's totally worth it. Every event and even any test in school works like that. This is also coming from someone who both had to deal with similar, seemingly impossible new events (I did Geomaps when it was starting as a trial, and it was effectively impossible) and someone who is not the best at E&M even after 4 classes of E&M.

If anything is that hard, that's what the forums are for (or at least should be)!
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by Macgyver » August 3rd, 2017, 8:30 pm

Natecu wrote:
Macgyver wrote:
Unome wrote:
Materials Science (17-18) --> Protein Modeling (19-20) --> Environmental Chemistry (21-22) seems most likely to me, though Envirochem may come in two years earlier if they trial it really intensely.

I doubt EWS is entering. It's been trialed in the past with problems, mostly relating to (iirc) availability of resources. It was run as a trial at Nationals before, in 2010 or 2011 (can't remember which).

WiFi Lab is a physics event. I think it's most likely to rotate into the Wind Power/Thermodynamics/Compound Machines rotation, but that's just guesswork.

Let me know if I missed anything else important. Also, I'd guess that the new 2019 Chem Lab topic will be either Aqueous Solutions or Acids and Bases.
WiFi Lab is a Headache all on it's own because it has to be built with materials not something bought and modified, plus if you test it late and it doesn't work then your screwed and little chance of fixing it in time. Also the test is a Headache as well covering 5 topics such as: Radio Waves, The Radar Equation, and Electromagnetism. And this is coming from someone who loves technology.
To be good at WiFi Lab, all you need is wire, solder, a router, and a device that can receive internet signals. It's really not that hard.
Well I did it by myself and ended up arcing and frying the antenna I made.
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Re: Event Rotation

Post by NationalsAim » January 12th, 2020, 10:15 am

Isn't the rotation for Hovercraft as followed?

Hovercraft to Sounds of Music to Air Trajectory?

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