Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by AJTheGreat1729 » May 28th, 2014, 4:40 pm

I'm not any better than you at Ento (def not ID anyway), but yes you're right.
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by Unome » July 1st, 2014, 10:14 am

Toms_42 wrote:I'm late for the party, but I actually DO wish scioly was more math heavy, but applicable math, not mathcounts style math. as in focusing more on Maxwell's equations in circuit lab (although that requires calc, which would probably be too much math) or focusing on the humidity conversions more in meteorology, which I always found to be the most interesting part of the event.

And no, I don't think conversions really counts as good "math." conversions take zero problem solving capability, so you end up spending time plugging things into a calculator rather than thinking about, say, how to solve a resistor network. frankly, I'm glad metric is gone next year, as everyone in it at my school uses it to justify wasting time saying they are "practicing estimation."
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by nxtscholar » October 19th, 2014, 4:08 pm

Kinda reviving an inactive topic, but I really wish there was a Decathlon event of sorts, but way different from Pentathlon. Like, an event that tested on various subjects from physics to chemistry to biology - the mother of all testing events.

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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by Unome » October 19th, 2014, 4:45 pm

nxtscholar wrote:Kinda reviving an inactive topic, but I really wish there was a Decathlon event of sorts, but way different from Pentathlon. Like, an event that tested on various subjects from physics to chemistry to biology - the mother of all testing events.
That would be an interesting event... after seeing all that hate against Pentathlon :lol:
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by Cheesy Pie » October 21st, 2014, 7:41 am

Unome wrote:
nxtscholar wrote:Kinda reviving an inactive topic, but I really wish there was a Decathlon event of sorts, but way different from Pentathlon. Like, an event that tested on various subjects from physics to chemistry to biology - the mother of all testing events.
That would be an interesting event... after seeing all that hate against Pentathlon :lol:
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by GoofyFoofer » November 4th, 2014, 8:58 pm

This would probably not be very popular, but I thought there could be and event like ento, but with trilobites.
I'm obsessed with trilobites... :D
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by Unome » November 5th, 2014, 4:11 am

GoofyFoofer wrote:This would probably not be very popular, but I thought there could be and event like ento, but with trilobites.
I'm obsessed with trilobites... :D
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by GoofyFoofer » November 5th, 2014, 7:17 am

Why thank you! :D
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by Cheesy Pie » November 5th, 2014, 7:26 am

You should give up Scioly and become a full-time artist! :lol:
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Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

Post by GoofyFoofer » November 5th, 2014, 4:04 pm

Nah, I'm just way too good at Scioly to quit... :roll: :lol:
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