Disease Detective B/C

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Disease Detective B/C

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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby Starapollo1 » August 30th, 2011, 6:36 am

Hey! This is finally in the study event forums as opposed to lab!! lol YAY :D
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby Luo » August 30th, 2011, 10:14 am

Hey! This is finally in the study event forums as opposed to lab!! lol YAY :D
I know, right? That always bothered me, so I PM'd starpug, and he moved it for the rollover.
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby Starapollo1 » September 1st, 2011, 10:29 am

Hey! This is finally in the study event forums as opposed to lab!! lol YAY :D
I know, right? That always bothered me, so I PM'd starpug, and he moved it for the rollover.
Nice call! :)
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby Epidemiologist » September 2nd, 2011, 1:15 pm

The rules for Disease Detectives seem to be getting more and more vague every year, regarding the math part of the event, which is, in itself, the most important part of the competition. :/
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby rkoopma2 » September 5th, 2011, 8:37 am

this is my first year in div. C. is there any major difference between the tests in b & c?
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » September 5th, 2011, 2:40 pm

Generally, the basic test format is the same for both divisions: you're given a scenario, and you have to analyze it. In Division C, I'd think that there's usually more focus on the math, as well as questions for more in-depth analysis than B.
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby dustykingwood » September 13th, 2011, 11:38 am

this is my first year in div. C. is there any major difference between the tests in b & c?
A few different things, I'm not on much but my sis did division C last year. You have to do everything division b does PLUS doing a little more. :lol: I too lazy to type it out right now though so..... there is something on here i found that have what else division C has to do of course im only talking about Disease Detectives, there are a few more challenging events and (in my experience) quite a few people drop out because of sports and band and other things like dance so you have to fill in those spaces. There is a little less competition because two or three middle schools feed into one highschool
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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby mnstrviola » September 13th, 2011, 5:37 pm

so, the topic this year is still food borne illnesses, right?

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Re: Disease Detective B/C

Postby Luo » September 13th, 2011, 6:49 pm

so, the topic this year is still food borne illnesses, right?
Yep, the topic is still Food-Borne Illness, though in my experience, the topic of Disease Detectives doesn't have very much bearing on how the event is actually written.
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