Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: November 2020

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Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: November 2020

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We are announcing Scioly.org's fourth Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges, running from Saturday, November 21st to Saturday, November 28th, opening and closing at the same time: 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.

We will be running three solo events: Circuit Lab, Cell Biology, and Pokemon Trivia! You will need to register in advance in order to participate.
  • Circuit Lab will use the 2020-2021 rules, which you may access through the Science Olympiad website.
  • Cell Biology will use the 2015-2016 rules. We cannot link these rules for reasons of copyright but you may study the Cell Biology Wiki for an idea of what topics to expect.
  • Pokemon Trivia does not have rules.
Full details for this month's SMEC can also be found here.

Timeline: All times on days will be 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.
  • November 12 - Registration opens! Registration is through Google Forms, and you will login through Scilympiad later (instructions will be provided)
  • November 19 - Registration for SMEC closes. We will not be accepting late registrations for Scilympiad.
  • November 20 - Emails will be sent out containing instructions for Scilympiad logins.
  • November 21 - Event starts!
  • November 28 - Event ends!
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Registration has started!
Cell Biology: https://forms.gle/1sHwotEbRAQf5P7B6
Circuit Lab: https://forms.gle/NSsE7ZpVcDWXe37Z8
Pokemon Trivia: https://forms.gle/VgjVfJdpzioCNaKa6
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SMEC FAQs
  • May students in college compete?
    Yes. Students must be 13 years of age or older, and must be in middle school, high school or college. Post-collegiate students MAY compete. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
  • Will there be prizes?
    As of the date of this posting, there will not be any prizes for this month's Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges.
  • What do I do if I have trouble accessing the Scilympiad system, before or during my test?
    Contact sciolyperson1 via message on the Forums or by email. If you have questions about the event as a whole, contact bernard on Forums or by email.
  • What events will be held in future SMECs?
    Future SMECs will include an event rotation consisting of present and past events. Stay tuned to find out!
If you want to volunteer to write any event, feel free to reach out!
  • Do I have to participate in Science Olympiad at my own school/homeschool in order to participate in this event?
    No! The only requirement is a Scioly.org account.
Disclaimer: By signing up, you are confirming that you are of 13 years of age or older. We reserve the right to remove underage participants from the event. Moreover, by signing up, your personal information such as your Username, School, and state may be shared with members beyond the Scioly.org staff team for the purposes of scoring and running the event. Your username, school, state, and grade may also be shared to the public for results. We reserve the right to disqualify any participant due to suspicion of ineligibility including, but not limited to age restrictions or suspicion of academic dishonesty. Data submitted through Scilympiad will be stored through Scilympiad. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
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PUSO: PPP - 1st '20, GV - 2nd '21, WIDI - 1st '20
GGSO: DS - 1st '21
SOAPS: DS - 1st '21, GV - 1st '21

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pokemon trivia???
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Registration ends in 5 hours!
WW-P HSN '22, Community '18, BirdSO Tournament Director, SMEC Director

BEARSO: GV - 1st '21
MIT: LMMM - 1st '21, DS - 2nd '21, GV - 1st '20
PUSO: PPP - 1st '20, GV - 2nd '21, WIDI - 1st '20
GGSO: DS - 1st '21
SOAPS: DS - 1st '21, GV - 1st '21

Team:
Nats - 3rd '18, '19
MIT - 1st '21, 3rd '20
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Login IDs and all information has been sent out last night. Events start in 3 hours!
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GGSO: DS - 1st '21
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Do we get bonus points for every time we say "the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell" on the cell biology test?
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jlamslam wrote: November 25th, 2020, 10:56 am Do we get bonus points for every time we say "the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell" on the cell biology test?
No.
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Results have been released!
(https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... 2142513457)

Congratulations to jlamslam, 0sm0sis, and arnavsinghal for winning Cell Biology, Circuit Lab, and Pokémon Trivia!

In addition, thank you to Jaspattack, Jaggie34, and Klebb for writing these tests - without them, this event could not have happened.

Tests and keys will be out soon. If you want to know your raw score for any event, message/email your username and event and I will reply.

We are looking for volunteers to run events in January and February. If you are interested, reply and let me know!

Thank you for participating!
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BEARSO: GV - 1st '21
MIT: LMMM - 1st '21, DS - 2nd '21, GV - 1st '20
PUSO: PPP - 1st '20, GV - 2nd '21, WIDI - 1st '20
GGSO: DS - 1st '21
SOAPS: DS - 1st '21, GV - 1st '21

Team:
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MIT - 1st '21, 3rd '20
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Apologies for the delay :pensive: Tests and Keys have been released! Link

Past tests and keys can be found here.
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BEARSO: GV - 1st '21
MIT: LMMM - 1st '21, DS - 2nd '21, GV - 1st '20
PUSO: PPP - 1st '20, GV - 2nd '21, WIDI - 1st '20
GGSO: DS - 1st '21
SOAPS: DS - 1st '21, GV - 1st '21

Team:
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MIT - 1st '21, 3rd '20
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