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This event is a mix of Physical and academic challenges.
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This event is a mix of physical and academic challenges.
There will be 5 physical and academic challenges to try and complete as quickly as possible.Team members will compete as a relay. Event will occur in all but hazardous weather.  
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There will be 5 physical and academic challenges to try and complete as quickly as possible. Team members will compete as a relay. Event will occur in all but hazardous weather.  
  
Some examples of the Acedemic challenges are:
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==Examples of Challenges==
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===Academic===
 
*find the density of a solid
 
*find the density of a solid
 
*rank minerals by hardness
 
*rank minerals by hardness
 
*match specimens with phylum
 
*match specimens with phylum
 
*sort planets in size/location
 
*sort planets in size/location
*sort liquids by Ph
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*sort liquids by pH
 
*list the most reactive element  
 
*list the most reactive element  
 
*name the least reactive elements
 
*name the least reactive elements
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etc.
 
etc.
  
Some examples of physical challenges are
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===Physical===
 
*bean bag throw
 
*bean bag throw
 
*basket-ball dribbling
 
*basket-ball dribbling
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*running with a ball between legs
 
*running with a ball between legs
 
*sack racing
 
*sack racing
*po go stick hopping
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*pogo stick hopping
 
*Basket-ball shooting  
 
*Basket-ball shooting  
 
*soccer shooting
 
*soccer shooting
 
*hula hooping
 
*hula hooping
 
etc.
 
etc.
 
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==
Some resources would be a general science textbook,and or an online quiz can be used.
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Some good resources would be a general science textbook and/or an online quiz. You also will want to know your partners.
You also will want to know your partners.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Revision as of 19:55, 23 March 2009

This event is a mix of physical and academic challenges. There will be 5 physical and academic challenges to try and complete as quickly as possible. Team members will compete as a relay. Event will occur in all but hazardous weather.

Examples of Challenges

Academic

  • find the density of a solid
  • rank minerals by hardness
  • match specimens with phylum
  • sort planets in size/location
  • sort liquids by pH
  • list the most reactive element
  • name the least reactive elements
  • sort objects by density
  • label a plant and animal cell
  • order the planets by mass

etc.

Physical

  • bean bag throw
  • basket-ball dribbling
  • balance games
  • golf ball carried in a spoon over a distance
  • jumping rope
  • running with a ball between legs
  • sack racing
  • pogo stick hopping
  • Basket-ball shooting
  • soccer shooting
  • hula hooping

etc.

Resources

Some good resources would be a general science textbook and/or an online quiz. You also will want to know your partners.

Links

General Quizzes

http://chemistry.about.com/od/testsquizzes/l/blsciencequiz3.htm?lastQuestion= New York Coaches Conference [1]