Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

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Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby chinesesushi » March 3rd, 2014, 4:58 pm

I will pick this one to develop as main thread.

Here is what I have worked out from it: (Standard caution: nothing official)

Life Personal and Social Science
Heredity->Bio-Process Lab div b
Design Genes->Cell Biology div c
Water Quality->Green Generation

Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals->Fossils

Physical Science and Chemistry
Shock Value->Crave the Wave* div b
Circuit Lab->Its About Time* div c
Sounds of Music->Air Trajectory* div b
MagLev->Air Trajectory* div c
*Possibly arbitrary, paired based on perceived slots

Materials Science->Protein Modeling div c

Technology and Engineering
Boomilever->Bridges
Helicopters->Elastic Launch Glider div b
Elastic Launch Glider->Wright Stuff div c

Inquiry and Nature of Science
Metric Mastery->Picture this div b
Rotor Egg Drop->Bottle Rocket div b
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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby astro124 » March 3rd, 2014, 5:15 pm

I've been wondering that too, especially for the building events since I want to get a head start on those. Correct me if I'm wrong but normally, the big events like Anatomy and Physiology, Astronomy, Chem Lab, Rocks and Minerals, Write It Do It, etc. don't get cycled out. On the other hand smaller events like Water Quality, Geo-logic Mapping, Boomilever, might get exchanged for something else (or in the case of Boomilever something REAL similar).

A good indicator is the schedule for the Science Olympiad summer institute thing. They normally have presentations for the events they're considering for the year and by the end of the week they should have a good idea of what's on the list. I'm sure someone around here has the link to that.
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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Mortem_Haedo » March 3rd, 2014, 5:31 pm

I've been wondering that too, especially for the building events since I want to get a head start on those. Correct me if I'm wrong but normally, the big events like Anatomy and Physiology, Astronomy, Chem Lab, Rocks and Minerals, Write It Do It, etc. don't get cycled out. On the other hand smaller events like Water Quality, Geo-logic Mapping, Boomilever, might get exchanged for something else (or in the case of Boomilever something REAL similar).

A good indicator is the schedule for the Science Olympiad summer institute thing. They normally have presentations for the events they're considering for the year and by the end of the week they should have a good idea of what's on the list. I'm sure someone around here has the link to that.
Yeah, I agree! I know that next year it will stay as Entomology but then move to Orinthology (birds). I know that if you want to prepare for the big events like Anatomy you should look at how the content cycles.

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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Schrodingerscat » March 3rd, 2014, 6:36 pm

I posted this on another similar thread the other day.
Generally the events are extremely close to the ones on the agenda for the Summer Institute. Nothing is official, sometimes one or two of them will change, so no guarantees for any particular event.

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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Schrodingerscat » March 3rd, 2014, 7:04 pm

I will pick this one to develop as main thread.

Here is what I have worked out from it: (Standard caution: nothing official)

Life Personal and Social Science
Heredity->Bio-Process Lab
Design Genes->Cell Biology
Water Quality->Green Generation

Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals->Fossils

Physical Science and Chemistry
Shock Value->Crave the Wave*
Circuit Lab->Its About Time*
Sounds of Music->Trajectory*
MagLev->Trajectory*
*Possibly arbitrary, paired based on perceived slots

Materials Science->Protein Modeling

Technology and Engineering
Boomilever->Bridges
Helicopters->Elastic Launch Glider
Elastic Launch Glider->Wright Stuff

Inquiry and Nature of Science
Metric Mastery and Rotor Egg Drop to yet unknown events

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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Astroknight » March 3rd, 2014, 8:43 pm

I will pick this one to develop as main thread.

Here is what I have worked out from it: (Standard caution: nothing official)

Life Personal and Social Science
Heredity->Bio-Process Lab
Design Genes->Cell Biology
Water Quality->Green Generation

Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals->Fossils

Physical Science and Chemistry
Shock Value->Crave the Wave*
Circuit Lab->Its About Time*
Sounds of Music->Trajectory*
MagLev->Trajectory*
*Possibly arbitrary, paired based on perceived slots

Materials Science->Protein Modeling

Technology and Engineering
Boomilever->Bridges
Helicopters->Elastic Launch Glider
Elastic Launch Glider->Wright Stuff

Inquiry and Nature of Science
Metric Mastery and Rotor Egg Drop to yet unknown events
That's a really good summarization of the expected events next year, except that I don't think Green Generation will rotate in next year, since it's not a national trial event this year. I think Water Quality will be rotated out for Ecology, and I would like to think that Metric Mastery will be rotated out for either Pentathalon, Science Word, or Compute this. I think Rotor Egg Drop will be rotated out for either Balloon Race/launch Glider, Battery Buggy, or Bottle Rocket (which is the one I want to come back).
TSA's pretty cool... i guess

2015 events:
Essays on Technology, Tech Bowl, Water Infrastructure, Website Design

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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby XJcwolfyX » March 23rd, 2014, 1:17 pm

I will pick this one to develop as main thread.

Here is what I have worked out from it: (Standard caution: nothing official)

Life Personal and Social Science
Heredity->Bio-Process Lab
Design Genes->Cell Biology
Water Quality->Green Generation

Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals->Fossils

Physical Science and Chemistry
Shock Value->Crave the Wave*
Circuit Lab->Its About Time*
Sounds of Music->Trajectory*
MagLev->Trajectory*
*Possibly arbitrary, paired based on perceived slots

Materials Science->Protein Modeling

Technology and Engineering
Boomilever->Bridges
Helicopters->Elastic Launch Glider
Elastic Launch Glider->Wright Stuff

Inquiry and Nature of Science
Metric Mastery and Rotor Egg Drop to yet unknown events
That's a really good summarization of the expected events next year, except that I don't think Green Generation will rotate in next year, since it's not a national trial event this year. I think Water Quality will be rotated out for Ecology, and I would like to think that Metric Mastery will be rotated out for either Pentathalon, Science Word, or Compute this. I think Rotor Egg Drop will be rotated out for either Balloon Race/launch Glider, Battery Buggy, or Bottle Rocket (which is the one I want to come back).
Yes, those are all very good guesses and very possible. However, Schrodinger's tentative list that he posted (from the Summer Institute) is slightly more official, but they were also posted in September. Somethings can still be up for grabs...
Does anyone have any more info or guesses about the whole Water Quality/GG/Ecology situation...? I think it is time for Ecology to come back, as Green Generation still feels like a trial event... (in my opinion).
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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby chinesesushi » March 23rd, 2014, 2:09 pm

Is the list of events for Div. B or Div. C?
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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Schrodingerscat » March 23rd, 2014, 2:31 pm

Is the list of events for Div. B or Div. C?
It is for both divisions combined.

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Re: Science Olympiad 2014-2015 Events

Postby Astroknight » March 23rd, 2014, 4:03 pm

I will pick this one to develop as main thread.

Here is what I have worked out from it: (Standard caution: nothing official)

Life Personal and Social Science
Heredity->Bio-Process Lab
Design Genes->Cell Biology
Water Quality->Green Generation

Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals->Fossils

Physical Science and Chemistry
Shock Value->Crave the Wave*
Circuit Lab->Its About Time*

Sounds of Music->Trajectory*
MagLev->Trajectory*
*Possibly arbitrary, paired based on perceived slots

Materials Science->Protein Modeling

Technology and Engineering
Boomilever->Bridges
Helicopters->Elastic Launch Glider
Elastic Launch Glider->Wright Stuff

Inquiry and Nature of Science
Metric Mastery and Rotor Egg Drop to yet unknown events
That's a really good summarization of the expected events next year, except that I don't think Green Generation will rotate in next year, since it's not a national trial event this year. I think Water Quality will be rotated out for Ecology, and I would like to think that Metric Mastery will be rotated out for either Pentathalon, Science Word, or Compute this. I think Rotor Egg Drop will be rotated out for either Balloon Race/launch Glider, Battery Buggy, or Bottle Rocket (which is the one I want to come back).
Yes, those are all very good guesses and very possible. However, Schrodinger's tentative list that he posted (from the Summer Institute) is slightly more official, but they were also posted in September. Somethings can still be up for grabs...
Does anyone have any more info or guesses about the whole Water Quality/GG/Ecology situation...? I think it is time for Ecology to come back, as Green Generation still feels like a trial event... (in my opinion).

I think they intended GG to rotate in next year, since Water Quality has a 2-3 year rotation (correct me if needed). They probably felt that that track didn't have enough events.
TSA's pretty cool... i guess

2015 events:
Essays on Technology, Tech Bowl, Water Infrastructure, Website Design


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