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Re: Solar System B

Post by HappySciencePie » February 5th, 2011, 12:47 pm

You might want to go on NASA.gov. I can't think of many right now. I have them bookmarked, but I'm on a school computer.
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Re: Solar System B

Post by HannahD413 » February 8th, 2011, 3:12 pm

More on resource sheet fonts: Tahoma in size 5 can be read.

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Post by waawamellon » February 15th, 2011, 5:31 am

HannahD413 wrote:More on resource sheet fonts: Tahoma in size 5 can be read.
either it looks smaller on the computer or you have amazing eyes... i opened microsoft word and typed somthing in Tahoma in size 5 font and its tiny!!

ohh and ps i got me eyes tested yesterday- 20/20 vision
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Post by Epicfail21 » February 17th, 2011, 7:46 pm

Do we or do we not have to know anything about constellations this year? Thats my question.

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Post by EastStroudsburg13 » February 18th, 2011, 2:10 pm

You do not need to know about constellations. The only thing they could ask you is what constellations the planets appear in at the time of the competition. The overwhelming majority of Solar System, however, is the Solar System.
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Post by AlphaTauri » February 18th, 2011, 2:27 pm

Epicfail21 wrote:Do we or do we not have to know anything about constellations this year? Thats my question.
EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:You do not need to know about constellations. The only thing they could ask you is what constellations the planets appear in at the time of the competition. The overwhelming majority of Solar System, however, is the Solar System.
Actually, that bit's been taken out of the rules, so now you don't need to know a single thing about constellations.
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Post by RBears6 » February 21st, 2011, 4:56 pm

At my regional there was a question that said-How do you calculate the orbital period of a planet with only AU given? Is there a formula for that or do you just have to know it?
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Re: Solar System B

Post by brobo » February 21st, 2011, 5:06 pm

RBears6 wrote:At my regional there was a question that said-How do you calculate the orbital period of a planet with only AU given? Is there a formula for that or do you just have to know it?
Yeah you would use Kepler's third law of planetary motion- the square of a planet's orbital time is proportional to the cube of it's semi-major axis, or
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Re: Solar System B

Post by waawamellon » February 23rd, 2011, 8:01 am

Is anyone able to explain the dynamo theory to me? Or at lease give me a sight which i can research it? Don't say google it 'cause i tried that.
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Re: Solar System B

Post by AngryBird » February 23rd, 2011, 3:03 pm

wikipedia has info on it

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