Ecology B/C

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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby crabnebula143 » May 16th, 2010, 4:21 pm

Yeah, I think tundra is next on line. And DP will be Lakes and rivers.
i believe next year is taiga and tundra for eco.

for dp.... isn't it glaciers?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby AlphaTauri » May 16th, 2010, 5:10 pm

No, I'm pretty sure it's Rivers and Lakes.
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Postby rocketman1555 » May 16th, 2010, 5:10 pm

DP should be lakes and rivers or something similar.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby gyourkoshaven » May 17th, 2010, 5:26 pm

Via the Event CD: DP:
2011-2012: Rivers and Lakes
2013-2014: Glaciers
2015-2016: Oceanography

What can be determined from the rulebook: Ecology:
2011-Taiga, Tundra
2012-Tundra, Freshwater Lakes and Streams
2013-Freshwater Lakes and Streams, Marine Estuaries
2014-Marine Estuaries, Forests
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby paleonaps » May 17th, 2010, 7:18 pm

I thought so.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby SO4L » May 24th, 2010, 7:44 am

What did everyone think about the Nationals test?
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby paleonaps » May 24th, 2010, 10:16 am

Did you do division B or C.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby Paradox21 » May 24th, 2010, 1:13 pm

I was disappointed with the div. C test. It was also very short (25 questions) and was a station test scheduled for 40 minutes. It seemed like whoever wrote it didn't put much effort into the test. There were 5 questions on prairies, 10 questions on taiga, 5 questions on the nitrogen cycle, and 5 questions on ecological succession. People were expected to go very in-depth on most questions and were only supplied with a fifth of a page to write each question. Additionally, there was a very trivial section that asked you to match the common and scientific names of taiga animals. In general it seemed like whoever wrote the test didn't have a thorough understanding of ecology; most of the questions were either incredibly broad or surface-level simple answers. Gah, so frustrating.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby paleonaps » May 24th, 2010, 4:50 pm

That sounds horrible. But I think mine was worse.
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Re: Ecology B/C

Postby gneissisnice » May 29th, 2010, 7:27 pm

I was disappointed with the div. C test. It was also very short (25 questions) and was a station test scheduled for 40 minutes. It seemed like whoever wrote it didn't put much effort into the test. There were 5 questions on prairies, 10 questions on taiga, 5 questions on the nitrogen cycle, and 5 questions on ecological succession. People were expected to go very in-depth on most questions and were only supplied with a fifth of a page to write each question. Additionally, there was a very trivial section that asked you to match the common and scientific names of taiga animals. In general it seemed like whoever wrote the test didn't have a thorough understanding of ecology; most of the questions were either incredibly broad or surface-level simple answers. Gah, so frustrating.
That's strange, last year's event was very fair, in my opinion. Around 50 questions, all fill-in-the-blank, and a good amount of questions on Grasslands and Deserts, while still having many questions on just basic ecology, with a few tricky ones.
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