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Calendar and Updates
Competition Schedules & Info
Roster and Volunteer Schedule
What is Science Olympiad?
Careers in Science
Strategies for Success
Anatomy - Digestive/Excretory???
Disease Detective - Environmental Quality?
Dynamic Planet - Glaciers
Keep the Heat
Meterorology (Everyday Weather)
Reach for the Stars
Rocks and Minerals
Rotor Egg Drop
Sounds of Music
Write It Do It
Anatomy - Digestive and Respiratory
Disease Detectives (Food Borne Illness)
Dynamic Planet (Earth's Fresh Waters)
Meteorology (Climate Change)
Storm the Castle
Events from prior years
Anatomy (Respiratory, Muscular)
Can't Judge A Powder
Dynamic Planet (Earthquakes & Volcanoes) 2010
Ecology (Tundra, Taiga)
Meteorology (Everyday Weather) 2010
Meteorology (Severe Storms) 2011
Science Crime Busters
Feedjit Live Blog Stats
We Rocked Regionals - Get Ready for State
Ice Cream and Blue Streaks, Celebrate Success, talk about what to tell myself in the past that I know now or whomever will be taking my place
What are the goals for State?
Which events are people going to do? Show tentative schedule on projector to be sure not to schedule conflicts. We have 4 going to National History Day and Emily conflicted as well
Who’s checking emails, the wiki, home for Spring Break?
Happy February! Three weeks to Allendale Invite!
Pick a tshirt
Nick - Experimental Design Candidates
Food Science - Yashu? Nicole
Anatomy - Nicole? Ashley?
What do you need to do to improve on last meet?
Go over tests, if you haven't done so
Thursday - Road Scholar and Dynamic Planet
Build quizzes, tests, flashcards, notes.
2012 Trial events have been selected.
Happy New Year!
Laingsburg - Next Saturday! Final Schedule Thursday.
Are you ready to compete?
How are you going to remember to bring what you need?
MAKE A LIST IN YOUR BINDER!!! Your binder should have - check lists, a copy of the rules, notes, tests, ....
- correctly formatted notes?
-any other allowed supplies (make a checklist for this too) Do you have a box or tote bag for these supplies
Meeting Work Schedule
Study Tips - Group Roles
Go See what the other teams are doing (tests often posted)
Confirm competition schedule
- Who will be able to meet Wed, Nov 23? Not?
- Dec 3 build day
- Are we ready to add second day? after Christmas? Invitational is Jan 14.
- When determine team captains? Run some tests to rank? Right before Christmas break?
- Binder check after Thanksgiving.
Point out over and under populated events, quick run through which events folks are doing – understand our distribution - we are really thin on several – won’t have binders to check if no ownership of event. Maybe list events on board and list names under as hands are raised?
Thanksgiving Assignments - are you on wiki??????????????
- Any requests for coach assistance? Questions?
- Build review/assignments with Dr. Jack
Keep the Heat
- Microbe Mission – Annika (Anne)
- Food Science – Anne Spiegel
- Compute This – look at search strategy
- Disease Detectives – lot’s of good training materials available for this, please get started
Events for Next Week
- Water Quality
- Crime Busters
- Disease Detectives
Note for Anne: Road Scholar test
Homework Report - work accomplished, needs identified
Prep tips handout/Can't read rules too many times/Notebook checks soon/Exit form
Dynamic Planet - (who doesn't have something to work on, explore this topic)
Meteorology - Emily preso
This Week Coach Support
Keep the Heat part 2
Mousetrap Brake - Noah
Compute This - Noah (Anne)
Optics - Coach Roger
Earth Science Overview
This Week Event Assignments:
Road Scholar - find box, old test to send to potential coach
Crime Busters - Fibers
Microbe Mission - meet and greet, start learning the event
Forestry - meet and greet, get started
Aquifer - work on team preso
Optics - how many mirrors are in the box (need 5). Plethora of online resources, meet today
ASAP Coach Support
Optics - tons of amazing resources, need mirrors?
Food Science (viscosity tester)
Rocks kit coming
Sign In, Exit Form, Roster
Long Weekend - 8 weeks to Laingsburg
Keep the Heat
Suggestions for Agenda – change at will:
Home work –
Did you read through rule book – who didn’t take their books? - i need to copy a few, i only ordered 25
Tests needed: Carson, Aspen, Ben
Build workshop report –
what did you learn that would be helpful for the rest of the team to know that would apply to all of the events
Identify Event knowledge leaders and event absentees in order to connect, meet and discuss
Post Event Matrix – Nothing set in stone. Sometime during the hour:
Check the matrix for accuracy and changes
Note where we are heavy and lightly populated – make yourself marketable (Dynamic Planet, Meteorology, Road Scholar)
If you have "0" listed, be sure to see Mrs. Spiegel to correct
Note team mates with the same event – meet them, highlight on your roster – work with them today, discuss strategy
Post your names to the wiki under the appropriate event page
Ideally add one great resource link to one of your event pages
Quick Wiki Overview
No personal information
Notes instead of or to print out for binder
T-shirt design, let’s start this early so we have shirts for Invitationals - Post your designs in time for vote next week
If I have correct email, you’re added as editor. If not, see me and I can add you
Today’s focus events:
make supply list
and plan to acquire – do we need funds? Have available in someone’s basement?
onsider potential experts make list
If you weren’t at Workshop and want to learn about the event see (chaos here unless we schedule).
What I'd like to do is have leaders give presentation and training, resources, send folks home to build with
set dates to compete in-house
Towers – (Yashu) – Amanda, Domineyk +5 ??Bring tower 2 weeks out to compete?
Mission Possible – (Nick, Harris) Domineyk +8
Trebuchet – (Carson, Truman, Luke) Domineyk +4
– (Kelsey, Jackie) Dom? +8
Bring cars 4 weeks out to compete
– (Ben, Chaz) Dom? +10
Bring rockets 3 weeks out to compete
Keep the Heat
team – Report to Dr. Jack (Yashu, Bharti, Amanda)
team – create project schedule/timeline with milestones. Include time for practice! (Anne can show Excel Spread with due dates)
– Noor, Victoria, Ashley Check supplies
– Compile supply list, assign mates to bring; plan study strategies
– Countryman, Huver – Lily train Victoria a bit, especially on the test portion
– Nick and Cquest – take a look at this, Nick train up Cquest a bit.
– Kathy can you give some direction here? (Kelsey, Jackie, Nicole)
Might be good to present thin events to group somehow – read the rules? Highlight something?
– we have strong interest here. 8. Possibly a contest would work for this. Each contender come up with three questions. Preferably with a webquest format on the wiki. Coach compiles and they all get to take the test?
- Nick, Victoria, Truman - meet to discuss strategy. Collect sample test to send to expert.
WRAP – Up –
discuss needed supplies that are challenging to obtain
discuss list experts and strategy to find
Roster – did you highlight event mates? Meet them?
Were you able to enter the wiki and edit?
Schedule from Mission Possible team.
Meet and greet, ice breaker - nametags, list top three events of interest
- need alternates for training, testing, backup, getting things done, escorts at competition, train for next year
- need to work hard
- have fun (Science party tricks?)
Rules - some seem silly, but must comply - hole punch
Code of Ethics
Continuous Improvement, after Invitational, Regional
- read the problems as team
+ highlight tools needed
+ highlight vocab
- vocab in notes
- add resources to wiki, review wiki
- note check
- how to prep
- Build it, Oct 22
- November field trip to GVSU
Tools we need to succeed
- hard work
- rocket launcher
Team Building/Participatory events
- Write it/Do It Contest
- Experimental Design Lesson
- Progress Reports, Demonstrations, Mini-lessons
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"