Spring 2013 Competition

2013 Event Details with adendums

NH - EVENT CLARIFICATIONS


NATIONAL CLARIFICATIONS/DETAILS

LIFE, PERSONAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE

Anatomy and Physiology (Nervous, Excretory, Digestive)
Disease Detectives (Environmental Quality)
Forestry
Designer Genes
Water Quality The salt water solutions will be in tall, 32 cup pitchers. 

EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE

Astronomy
Dynamic Planet (Glaciers)
Remote Sensing (Earth's Hydrosphere)
Rocks and Minerals

PHYSICAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY

MagLev
Circuit Lab  **For the NH State Competition, the statement “The competition must consist of at least one task/question from each of the following areas:” is interpreted to mean one task and/or question from each of the following areas.  (St. A)
Thermodynamics
Chem Lab
Forensics
Materials Science

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Gravity Vehicle
Boomilever
Robot Arm  "students may use any commercially available robot arm kits but they will have to figure out how they work for documentation portion if they want to receive those points. Also, any kit they can get will still have to be modified so that the control system is outside of the 30x30 cm box"

In addition, "In the case of a tie, one of the tie breaking categories could be kit parts for the mechanical body vs. hand made body parts.  The higher score would go to the design that had less kit parts."

Elastic Launched Glider - EVENT CANCELLED

INQUIRY & NATURE OF SCIENCE

Experimental Design
Fermi Questions
Technical Problem Solving
Write It Do It