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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by JionPark » April 16th, 2019, 9:37 pm

Will water quality have only two years of rotation or three?
I noticed that water quality was in the years 2012, 2013, 2014,
and I was wondering why saltwater was the next topic, because 2012 and 2013
both covered freshwater. I am assuming that the year of 2014 covered saltwater.

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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by Unome » April 17th, 2019, 5:17 am

dxu46 wrote:
chalker wrote:Just wanted to point out that for most events, we have the rotations planned out years in advance. For my committee (Physics), we tentatively know the next 6+ years (albeit we're open to adjustments if they are warranted.)
What's replacing Density Lab and Sounds of Music right now?
It's highly likely Sounds will move into B to replace Density Lab in 2021. I'm not sure what will be replacing it in C, though some form of Trajectory or Hovercraft seems most likely to me.
JionPark wrote:Will water quality have only two years of rotation or three?
I noticed that water quality was in the years 2012, 2013, 2014,
and I was wondering why saltwater was the next topic, because 2012 and 2013
both covered freshwater. I am assuming that the year of 2014 covered saltwater.
I suspect two years, and iirc 2014 covered estuaries or something like that.
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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by jgrischow1 » April 17th, 2019, 11:29 am

JionPark wrote:Will water quality have only two years of rotation or three?
I noticed that water quality was in the years 2012, 2013, 2014,
and I was wondering why saltwater was the next topic, because 2012 and 2013
both covered freshwater. I am assuming that the year of 2014 covered saltwater.
This rotation has varied. 2009, 2010, 2011 was Ecology, and as you note 2012-14 was WQ. However, they then moved to a 2 year rotation for Green Generation in 2015-16 and back to Ecology for 17-18.

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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by antoine_ego » April 19th, 2019, 12:48 pm

Hot take: We've Got Your Number should replace Fermi :)
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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by JoeyC » April 19th, 2019, 1:04 pm

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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by sourpatchkids » April 19th, 2019, 3:06 pm

Any insight into what changes will be made to Boomilever rules this upcoming season?
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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by TheCrazyChemist » April 19th, 2019, 3:30 pm

JoeyC wrote:assassins leap out of shadows and massacre antoine for high blasphemy
Why are we replicating Scioly Assassination 134?

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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by TheChiScientist » April 19th, 2019, 7:52 pm

sourpatchkids wrote:Any insight into what changes will be made to Boomilever rules this upcoming season?
I see almost no changes being made as boomilever is already hard enough... We might be looking at some sort of bonus though? (idk :?:)
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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by TheSquaad » April 20th, 2019, 12:25 am

TheChiScientist wrote:
sourpatchkids wrote:Any insight into what changes will be made to Boomilever rules this upcoming season?
I see almost no changes being made as boomilever is already hard enough... We might be looking at some sort of bonus though? (idk :?:)
Maybe they’ll do something similar to the second year of towers and make the boomi have to fit through a ring at a certain distance from the wall

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Re: Science Olympiad Events 2019-2020

Post by BennyTheJett » April 20th, 2019, 4:51 am

Will Dynamic go to Oceans or Fresh Water after next season?
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