Chemistry

Chemistry

admin Tue, 2008-08-12 08:49

Crime Busters

Crime Busters

admin Thu, 2009-09-10 15:37

New this year are conductivity testers, which could be used as a test for DISTILLED water vs H2O2. The unknown liquids only call it out as "water." can we get an update that specifies this as either Tap Water or Distilled Water.

New this year are conductivity testers, which could be used as a test for DISTILLED water vs H2O2. The unknown liquids only call it out as "water." can we get an update that specifies this as either Tap Water or Distilled Water.

ceann Thu, 2017-10-12 18:08
This will be up to the individual Event Supervisor as to whether they provide Distilled Water or Tap Water as on unknown.

Potions and Poisons

Potions and Poisons

admin Mon, 2017-08-07 14:55

What is meant by "a calculator dedicated to computation" and are there specific calculator models that are allowed?

What is meant by "a calculator dedicated to computation" and are there specific calculator models that are allowed?

ceann Tue, 2017-10-17 14:46
The phrase “…a calculator dedicated to computation…” refers to a standalone or dedicated calculator. With these calculators their functionality is limited to mathematical calculations or associated activities such as running simple computational programs or producing graphs. This means that digital or electronic calculators such as those found as an application on a computer, tablet, watch, or cellular phone are not permitted for use in Science Olympiad events. In some events there are no limits to the functionality that the calculator may possess. In other events, the calculators may not have features that allow them to run programs or create graphs. With the ever-changing landscape around calculators and other personal electronic devices Science Olympiad is not in the position to be able to review and permission specific calculator manufacturers or specific calculator models. In every case, the decisions of the Event Supervisors concerning the acceptability of a specific calculator type for an event at a tournament shall be considered final.