Anyone Medal at Nationals?

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby starpug » Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:24 am

gneissisnice wrote:
melody2k6 wrote:We were State Champions for Can't Judge A Powder and nine points ahead of second place and we got 59th for Nationals. Nobody is sure how we did it, but I think we set a record.


Darn, you even beat me.
For CJAP for me, states was the standard fare; H2O, HCl, and NaOH. Nationals, on the other hand, had those three plus Phenolphthalein, Bromothymyl Blue, and one other (Benedict's? I dont remember). We managed the first three and were halfway through phenolphthalein when time was called. Every question was on the last three that we didn't get to test.

At nationals time is always an issue, my partners and I didn't finish the Forensics nor the Chem Lab tests and came down to the wire on the Env. Chem test and didn't finish the tie breaker. Heck, in Traj I barely had enough time to get all 4 shots off even without aiming.
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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby 3nv1r0nm3ntal ch3m » Sun Jun 27, 2010 4:26 am

starpug wrote:
gneissisnice wrote:
melody2k6 wrote:We were State Champions for Can't Judge A Powder and nine points ahead of second place and we got 59th for Nationals. Nobody is sure how we did it, but I think we set a record.


Darn, you even beat me.
For CJAP for me, states was the standard fare; H2O, HCl, and NaOH. Nationals, on the other hand, had those three plus Phenolphthalein, Bromothymyl Blue, and one other (Benedict's? I dont remember). We managed the first three and were halfway through phenolphthalein when time was called. Every question was on the last three that we didn't get to test.

At nationals time is always an issue, my partners and I didn't finish the Forensics nor the Chem Lab tests and came down to the wire on the Env. Chem test and didn't finish the tie breaker. Heck, in Traj I barely had enough time to get all 4 shots off even without aiming.


what place did you get in environmental chem at states? I got 2nd and I did it all by myself

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby starpug » Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:32 am

3nv1r0nm3ntal_ch3m wrote:
starpug wrote:
gneissisnice wrote:
Darn, you even beat me.
For CJAP for me, states was the standard fare; H2O, HCl, and NaOH. Nationals, on the other hand, had those three plus Phenolphthalein, Bromothymyl Blue, and one other (Benedict's? I dont remember). We managed the first three and were halfway through phenolphthalein when time was called. Every question was on the last three that we didn't get to test.

At nationals time is always an issue, my partners and I didn't finish the Forensics nor the Chem Lab tests and came down to the wire on the Env. Chem test and didn't finish the tie breaker. Heck, in Traj I barely had enough time to get all 4 shots off even without aiming.


what place did you get in environmental chem at states? I got 2nd and I did it all by myself

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby melody2k6 » Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:29 pm

gneissisnice wrote:
melody2k6 wrote:We were State Champions for Can't Judge A Powder and nine points ahead of second place and we got 59th for Nationals. Nobody is sure how we did it, but I think we set a record.


Darn, you even beat me.
For CJAP for me, states was the standard fare; H2O, HCl, and NaOH. Nationals, on the other hand, had those three plus Phenolphthalein, Bromothymyl Blue, and one other (Benedict's? I dont remember). We managed the first three and were halfway through phenolphthalein when time was called. Every question was on the last three that we didn't get to test.


You guys got 60th? When was this? I don't remember these things being on the test this year. The exact same thing happened to us. We missed almost every question except for a few.

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby gneissisnice » Mon Jun 28, 2010 1:09 am

melody2k6 wrote:
gneissisnice wrote:
melody2k6 wrote:We were State Champions for Can't Judge A Powder and nine points ahead of second place and we got 59th for Nationals. Nobody is sure how we did it, but I think we set a record.


Darn, you even beat me.
For CJAP for me, states was the standard fare; H2O, HCl, and NaOH. Nationals, on the other hand, had those three plus Phenolphthalein, Bromothymyl Blue, and one other (Benedict's? I dont remember). We managed the first three and were halfway through phenolphthalein when time was called. Every question was on the last three that we didn't get to test.


You guys got 60th? When was this? I don't remember these things being on the test this year. The exact same thing happened to us. We missed almost every question except for a few.


By that, I meant you beat me by having a bigger gap from States to Nats (1st to 59th for you, 3rd to 51st for me). I did it back when I was in 8th grade, so 5 or 6 years ago. The year after, the event was much much easier; too easy for Nats, actually. It was just the basic three reagents. We got 21st that time. Then the event was dropped and didn't come back until this year.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby melody2k6 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:47 pm

Ah. Was it the same event supervisor when you did it for the second year? I know the event supervisor this year has supervised this event for Nationals for years, and she gives a lot of extra stuff!!

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby gneissisnice » Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:51 pm

melody2k6 wrote:Ah. Was it the same event supervisor when you did it for the second year? I know the event supervisor this year has supervised this event for Nationals for years, and she gives a lot of extra stuff!!


Hmm I don't believe so, I remember different people. Could've been though, but I doubt it because the events were so different.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby sciencegeek100 » Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:18 am

4th in fossils
5th over all team
6th egg o naut (bottle rocket)
7th ornithology (yes, i know not a medal, but so close)
Nationals History...

2008: Team 1st, Rocks 2nd
2009: Team 3rd, Fossils 7th
2010: Team 5th, Fossils 4th, Ornithology 7th Egg o Naut 6th
2011: Team 4th, Ornithology 3rd
2012: Team 2nd (Assistant Coach)
2013: Team 3rd (Assistant Coach)

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Re: Anyone Medal at Nationals?

Postby paleonaps » Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:38 pm

Then my 7th in Anatomy counts.
Brown University 2017
2009 B Division National Ecology Champion
4 time National Medalist
Farewell Science Olympiad. We will meet again.


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