Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

For anything Science Olympiad-related that might not fall under a specific event or competition.
Ten086
Member
Member
Posts: 36
Joined: November 19th, 2016, 12:35 pm
Division: C

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby Ten086 » June 7th, 2018, 6:09 am

Hey, just wondering if this was a typo or not—the first post says to send your resource to summer@scioly.org but send questions to summerscioly@scioly.org, are these different on purpose? Thanks!
Just trying my best...

syo_astro
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 592
Joined: December 3rd, 2011, 9:45 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Contact:

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby syo_astro » June 7th, 2018, 6:55 pm

Hey, just wondering if this was a typo or not—the first post says to send your resource to summer@scioly.org but send questions to summerscioly@scioly.org, are these different on purpose? Thanks!
The email to use is only summer@scioly.org, thanks for pointing out the typo (it's fixed now).
B: Crave the Wave, Environmental Chemistry, Robo-Cross, Meteorology, Physical Science Lab, Solar System, DyPlan (E and V), Shock Value
C: Microbe Mission, DyPlan (Earth's Fresh Waters), Fermi Questions, GeoMaps, Gravity Vehicle, Scrambler, Rocks, Astronomy
Grad: Writing Tests/Supervising (NY/MI)

yxu08
Member
Member
Posts: 0
Joined: April 30th, 2018, 3:11 pm
Division: B
State: MO

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby yxu08 » June 10th, 2018, 9:15 pm

As for the notes, do they have to be typed up online and then emailed? Or can they be scanned written notes on loose-leaf?

syo_astro
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 592
Joined: December 3rd, 2011, 9:45 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Contact:

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby syo_astro » June 11th, 2018, 4:49 pm

As for the notes, do they have to be typed up online and then emailed? Or can they be scanned written notes on loose-leaf?
We need to be able to read them / access them in a PDF. Please keep in mind two common issues with scanning handwritten notes: They may not be legible (then we can't read them...we'll tell you, but usually it's on you to fix it), and they can be difficult to edit / correct. As long as this isn't a bother for you, it's fine.
Last edited by syo_astro on June 11th, 2018, 5:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.
B: Crave the Wave, Environmental Chemistry, Robo-Cross, Meteorology, Physical Science Lab, Solar System, DyPlan (E and V), Shock Value
C: Microbe Mission, DyPlan (Earth's Fresh Waters), Fermi Questions, GeoMaps, Gravity Vehicle, Scrambler, Rocks, Astronomy
Grad: Writing Tests/Supervising (NY/MI)

yxu08
Member
Member
Posts: 0
Joined: April 30th, 2018, 3:11 pm
Division: B
State: MO

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby yxu08 » June 11th, 2018, 5:10 pm

Got it, thanks!

JionPark
Member
Member
Posts: 184
Joined: November 4th, 2017, 11:03 am
Division: C
State: IL

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby JionPark » June 22nd, 2018, 9:39 am

When writing a test, am I allowed to get an image from the internet? When I press an image on Google, the words, "Images may be subject to copyright", is shown below. I am wondering if I'm allowed to use those images because I don't want to take someone's work, and get the credit.

syo_astro
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 592
Joined: December 3rd, 2011, 9:45 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Contact:

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby syo_astro » June 23rd, 2018, 2:44 pm

When writing a test, am I allowed to get an image from the internet? When I press an image on Google, the words, "Images may be subject to copyright", is shown below. I am wondering if I'm allowed to use those images because I don't want to take someone's work, and get the credit.
Don't worry about citing images for a test. There are a variety of ways to format things, but citing images / sources particularly is an issue for notes. It's not necessary, but some notes need it to be more organized / useful. The only way you'd get in trouble that I can think of is using a photo from a textbook not online, which doesn't sound like the worry.

Also, sorry for late reply, uploading of resources / users, etc...was away recently. On that note, I'm back, so keep questions, submissions, etc going:D. Hope people are having fun summers!
B: Crave the Wave, Environmental Chemistry, Robo-Cross, Meteorology, Physical Science Lab, Solar System, DyPlan (E and V), Shock Value
C: Microbe Mission, DyPlan (Earth's Fresh Waters), Fermi Questions, GeoMaps, Gravity Vehicle, Scrambler, Rocks, Astronomy
Grad: Writing Tests/Supervising (NY/MI)

JionPark
Member
Member
Posts: 184
Joined: November 4th, 2017, 11:03 am
Division: C
State: IL

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby JionPark » June 23rd, 2018, 6:32 pm

When writing a test, am I allowed to get an image from the internet? When I press an image on Google, the words, "Images may be subject to copyright", is shown below. I am wondering if I'm allowed to use those images because I don't want to take someone's work, and get the credit.
Don't worry about citing images for a test. There are a variety of ways to format things, but citing images / sources particularly is an issue for notes. It's not necessary, but some notes need it to be more organized / useful. The only way you'd get in trouble that I can think of is using a photo from a textbook not online, which doesn't sound like the worry.

Also, sorry for late reply, uploading of resources / users, etc...was away recently. On that note, I'm back, so keep questions, submissions, etc going:D. Hope people are having fun summers!
Thank you syo_astro! :D

EmilyLouie7
Member
Member
Posts: 0
Joined: September 26th, 2017, 1:20 pm
Division: B
State: NY

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby EmilyLouie7 » July 9th, 2018, 11:44 am

Hi there, I have a question. I have a cheat sheet for Heredity which should be good for Genetics Division B. The problem is it's only 3,372 words and 14 images. The cheat sheet is only 2 pages for the event so should I extend it/change it into notes and add more or leave it as is? Thanks!
Bay Academy Science Olympiad. Did A and P, Disease Detectives, and Fast Facts. :)

syo_astro
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 592
Joined: December 3rd, 2011, 9:45 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Contact:

Re: Scioly Summer Study Session 2018

Postby syo_astro » July 9th, 2018, 10:09 pm

Hi there, I have a question. I have a cheat sheet for Heredity which should be good for Genetics Division B. The problem is it's only 3,372 words and 14 images. The cheat sheet is only 2 pages for the event so should I extend it/change it into notes and add more or leave it as is? Thanks!
Great question! You will probably have to extend to 7k words, maybe 6k. There's some flexibility, but 7k usually gets submissions closer to completion (pending quality, etc). You CAN go shorter with good / original content, like your own images / tables (example SSSS notes on wiki event pages).

Changing to non-cheatsheet notes usually makes the content more clear for review / use. We handle cheatsheets case by case because they can be more difficult to review (e.g. Small text that's hard to scan), and people have complained that they don't want to share them (in the past, people thought they had to share all the info from their cheatsheets or making their notes were basically like sharing their cheatsheets...fair enough, not the point of notes then).

Unrelated: We've gotten quite a few submissions, keep up the amazing work as always! I can give more specific updates/some numbers upon request, but we haven't gotten submissions for (note you should do whatever event you want to work on, but sometimes people are curious about this)...
All build events, ChemLab, Crime Busters, Density Lab, Designer, DyPlan, ExpD, Fossils, Geomaps, Mystery Arch, Protein Modeling, Shock Value, WIDI
B: Crave the Wave, Environmental Chemistry, Robo-Cross, Meteorology, Physical Science Lab, Solar System, DyPlan (E and V), Shock Value
C: Microbe Mission, DyPlan (Earth's Fresh Waters), Fermi Questions, GeoMaps, Gravity Vehicle, Scrambler, Rocks, Astronomy
Grad: Writing Tests/Supervising (NY/MI)


Return to “General Competition”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 2 guests