DIVISION C HIGH SCHOOL November 8, 2014 • • • • • • Today you will receive: Team information Information pertaining to each event Information from Coaches meeting in Fishkill Change in general rules for competition Invitational information • Coffee and a donut! • When: Jan 31st, 2015 7:30am-4:00pm • Where: LeMoyne College (Snow Date: Feb 7) • Done through e-mail, but most information will be posted on the Mid-State Website. I will post on the website ASAP. Use your best judgment, also. We will try to delay if the weather looks like it might clear. It is very difficult to re-schedule everyone. Please be sure to have 2 coaches with your team • Have medical forms readily available • Be sure to use the ones linked to our website. • Every team has the same conflicts: on Website • It doesn’t matter which rotation you are assigned • We will assign team numbers as they are • registered. It is impossible to mimic the state schedule, but we did our best. Also States has 3 rotations. We needed to use the LeMoyne facilities that are available the best we can. 1. Open from Jan. 11th at 8pm to Jan. 24th at 8pm. 2. You will find directions for creating your NYSSO account on the Mid-State C regional page. 3. After you've created an account, it may take a day or two to get it approved. 4. Once your account is approved, you will be notified by email. 5. Then you will have access to signing up for your build times. You can sign up the day of competition However, you will be limited to times that are left open. Also, your students will have to walk to the site of competition to sign up during the impound hour. So, please sign up during the open 2 weeks! Each team is asked to administer and score an event of their choice. Written events will be sent to you to xerox and bring all materials to run the event. A key will be provided. Exceptions: ◦ Experimental Design ◦ Write it, do it The scoring rubric will be sent to you. The team in charge needs to bring all of the materials to run the events (stop watches, dowels, painters tape, metersticks, etc). You will receive the sign up sheet at registration in your packet. You will need to impound, measure and score the running of the device. NYS website: has more of the trial information • Invasive Species and Game On! • Invasive list are posted • www.newyorkscioly.org • • In Grewen Hall front entrance Please bring (all forms are online): • Team roster-typed please!! • Student Signature sheet • Permission/health forms for every student with you. • Vandalism form • Principal liability sign off sheet • $20 if not pre-paid Pull up in front of Science Building and drop off a coach to register the team at Grewen Hall Lobby. Then the Security people will further direct buses the day of event. • Buses may park all day where directed by Security • • • • • • • • • • • Air Trajectory Scrambler Compound Machines Bungee Drop It’s About Time Protein Modeling Mission is NOT an impound at Regionals Time: 7:30am-8:30am on site Anyone can impound Label your device!!!! We are running all the events. • We will drop the two lowest scores. • You may elect to not participate in 2 events. • Also, the 2 trial events are NOT for points, but will get medals. • We have to run these to get medals 4-6 paid for. • Scores from these two events will not be added to the team score. • Events are: Invasive Species and Game On! • 1st thru 10th place medals will be awarded. We must have at least 20 teams registered and run all the events to get 1-6 medals. We are buying medals 7-10 which were donated by TACNY. Site fee of $20 to off set Le Moyne’s costs. • • • • Dolphin Den (newly renovated) a la carte Cam’s Pizza near by. Be sure to clean your room. Take a picture and return it to original condition. Rooms will be checked before the award ceremony will begin. Come to Dr. Guinta’s room, SC 120 to turn in your scores. Be sure to bring the tests and one copy of the answer sheet. Dustin Scholz will go over your scores and enter the scoring program. Please break all ties. Each team will be assigned a team room • A penalty will be assessed if not left clean! • Card can be taped to door of your room when you leave. • Need to clean up your team room • Bring a broom, dustpan and garbage bags • Poor sportsmanship • We will have a guest speaker. • Hopefully, will start about 3:30pm • In the renovated James Commons (same place as before) • • • • • • • • Dr. Giunta has a form for paying. Please make checks payable to: Science Olympiad Mid-State and mail to: Dr. Carmen Giunta, Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Rd. Syracuse, NY 13214 All laptops, etc. must be battery operated. There will not be access to electrical outlets for everyone. • You will not have access to Wi-Fi • There are kits available that are made specifically made for SO. Here is a brochure for Ward’s See newyorkscioly.org website for more information. Air Trajectory • Anatomy and Physiology • Astronomy • Bridge Building • Bungee Drop • Cell Biology • Chemistry Lab • Compound Machines • • Disease Detective • Dynamic Planet • Entomology • Experimental Design • Forensics • Fossils • Game On • GeoLogic Mapping • Green Generation • It’s About Time • Invasive Species • Mission Possible • Protein Modeling • Scrambler • Rocks and Minerals • Technical Problem Solving • Wright Stuff • Write it, do it TI-Nspire CX Handheld TI_Nspire Lab Cradle Gas Pressure Sensor Microphone you don’t have these you can borrow them for free direct from TI at http://education.ti.com/educationportal/s ites/US/nonProductSingle/resources_borrow_ guidelines02.html or by calling 1-888-917-6411 • If anyone would like to help us, please see us after the meeting. •Judging!! •Steering Committee •General help On December 13th At FM High School Sign up on line at the NYSSO website both to run an event and to get times for build its. $85 registration fee All NYS events are being run if they get enough teams. Cornell MIT Yale Amherst, Buffalo Columbia HS in Albany area Islip on Long Island My email: [email protected] All information will be on the mid-state website. Or Maha: [email protected] Students presented with a theme: fire, gravity silly sports, frogs, etc Students must build an original game incorporating the theme. Computer will have current version of SCRATCH. http://scratch.mit.edu Students are evaluated on quality and originality of artwork as well as game play and overall impression. ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Introduction-5pts Help/instructions-5pts User control-5pts Autonomous sprites (enemies, powerups, etc.-5pts Collision management-5pts Scorekeeping-5pts De-briefing-5pts Documentation-5pts Code organization (neatness, named objects, used of message-passing to organize code-10pts Part 2: Game Play ◦ Implementation of theme-10pts ◦ Quality and originality of graphics-10pts ◦ Use of sound-10pts ◦ Play balance (difficulty or ease of playing 10pts ◦ Overall impression/originality-10pts ◦ We will be using a new flash drive to download their game for grading.