Disease Detectives - Div B
(section: 3 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: vi. / line: 1)
2013-12-19 09:09 Are the diseases restricted to the ones listed in the parentheses, or are those simply the most important ones?
Diseases are restricted to the ones listed in the rules.
Water Quality - Div B
(section: 3 / paragraph: c / line: 6)
2014-03-09 14:33 In the construction of the salinometer/hydrometer, would the use of a multimeter (not built by the team) in checking the electrical conductivity of a circuit (built by the team) during competition be legal?
Yes, it is okay to use a purchased multimeter as part of the device the students build provided that none of the components were manufactured to measure water quality/chemistry. They need to be able to explain how they built it.
2014-05-08 17:38 In previous years, the rules have stated the amount of the saline solution given for testing salinity, what is the amount this year at nationals?
400 to 800 mls of salt water available for testing
Entomology - Div B
(section: 2 / line: 2-3)
2014-03-25 10:44 Can pictures be added to the field guide? They would be glued in next to each organism that is listed in the guide.
No. Pictures, notes, drawings are not allowed to be glued into the field guide. Students may write or draw in their field guides but may not insert anything in addition to the pages and allowed tabs.
(section: 2 / paragraph: 1 / sub-paragraph: 1 / line: 1)
2014-03-09 20:27 Does "annotation" indicate that a student may write in the margins of their commercially published reference?
(section: 2 / paragraph: 1 / sub-paragraph: 1 / line: 3)
2014-03-27 14:39 Does "annotated" with reference to the commercially published resource include covering pages of the book with other printed sources of information?
No, you may not cover pages of the book with other printed sources of information.
2014-04-22 20:42 Does "annotated" with reference to the commercially published resource include covering pages of the book with other printed sources of information?
No, covering pages of the resource book with other printed sources of information is not allowed.