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1

In Bridge Building, how many people are in a team?

Two

2

In Bridge Building, do you need to impound?

No

3

In Bridge Building, do you need eye protection?

Yes, Z87 plus

4

In Bridge Building, what is the maximum time?

6 minutes

5

In Bridge Building, how many bridges can be entered?

One

6

In Bridge Building, what will happen if the competitors don't wear eye protection?

They will be disqualified, if they don't have eye protection during the set up and testing.

7

In Bridge Building, what must the event supervisor provide (4)?

Assessment device
Testing apparatus
Bucket stabilization
Clean dry, free flowing material (i.e. sand)

8

In Bridge Building, what distance must the bridge span?

45 cm

9

In Bridge Building, how high must the test support be, and where?

5 cm high in one of the bearing zones

10

In Bridge Building, how high must the bridge rest in the opposite bearing zone?

No higher than 2 cm perpendicular to test base surface within that bearing zone

11

In Bridge Building, what is the:

Maximum length
Maximum width
Minimum width

None
None
None

12

In Bridge Building, may the bridge extend below the top surface?

No portion

13

In Bridge Building, may the bridge be braced against the sides of the test support?

No portion

14

In Bridge Building, what must the bridge accommodate?

A loading block assembly placed in the center of the Bridge span

15

In Bridge Building, what must the bridge consist of?

A single structure constructed of wood and bonded by adhesive, and no other materials

16

In Bridge Building, what adhesive may be used, what is an adhesive be defined as?

What may be used, and what may not be used?

Any commercially available adhesive

Any substance used to join two or more materials,

include glue, cement, cyanoacrylate; no tapes

17

In Bridge Building, students must be able to do what?

Be able to answer questions regarding design, construction, and operation

18

In Astronomy, what must the teams develop?

An understanding the basic concepts of mathematics and physics relating to stellar evolution and star formation and exoplanets.

19

In Astronomy, how many are in a team?

2

20

In Astronomy, what is the time limit?

50 min

21

In Astronomy, what may the team bring (combinations)?

Two computers

Two binders

One computer and one binder

22

In Astronomy, what are the restrictions on the computers?

Any kind
No interact access

23

In Astronomy, what are the restrictions on the binders?

3 ring, any size

Inserted into rings (notebook sleeves okay)

Any information from any source

24

In Astronomy, what type, and how many, of calculator is allowed?

Two programmable calculators

25

In Astronomy, how will the event be scored?

Assigned a predetermined number of events, the highest score wins

26

In Astronomy, how will ties be broken?

Selected questions will be used to break ties

27

In Bridge Building, what must the teams design?

A bridge meeting these requirements to the highest structural efficiency while being tested at an angle.