(section: 3 / paragraph: b / line: 2)
Writing on the bottle would not be physical damage unless the person doing the writing did something out of the ordinary which damages the structural integrity of the pressure vessel.
(section: 2 / paragraph: 1 / line: 4)
Yes, H5N5 is the only Bird Flu on the National Official List. Check with your State or Regional Director if they will be using a different list.
(section: 2 / paragraph: a / line: 5)
No, the students can not bring pipettes. The event supervisor may provide them, but the students should not plan on that.
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: ii / line: 3)
Students may only bring what is listed in the rules. All other materials should be provided by the event supervisor.
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: iii / line: 4)
Yes, Heavy Cream and Heavy whipping cream are similar differing with the percentage of fat. Heavy cream is about 36% and heavy whipping cream is about 30% milk fat. The students should practice with different types of cream because you don't know what type of cream the event supervisor will provide for this Lab.
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / line: 1)
Yes, as long as the tape is easily removable and does not impact other subsequent teams' testing.
(section: 4 / paragraph: l / sub-paragraph: ii / line: 1)
Anything related to power generators in general is a valid question, which could include aspects of the power plants.
(section: 3. / paragraph: f / line: 1)
Yes, plastic golf balls purchased with holes in them are considered unmodified and are allowed.
(section: 4 / paragraph: c / line: 1)
Yes, there can be a release of stored energy between the two simple machines in a transfer. No, the output of the first simple machine does not have to directly drive the input of next one.
(section: 3 / paragraph: e / sub-paragraph: N/A / line: N/A)
The loading block is to be aligned with the centerline of the test base which would be the center of the Bridge span when it is placed on the Test Support on one side and the Bearing Zone of the Test Base on the other side.
(section: 4 / paragraph: c / sub-paragraph: i / line: 1)
No, the 2 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm block will not be secured to the Test Base.
(section: 5 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: i / line: 1)
If the test support falls over, loading will stop and the weight held at that time will be used to calculate the final score. There will not be a second try at testing the bridge.
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / line: 3)
No, rubber bands are specifically not allowed to attach the wing or stabilizer to the fuselage for safety. The wing or stabilizer could become separated from the fuselage during launch.