Solutions and Winners (2005)

Solutions

 

Activity 1: Soapy Films

     

What object appears underneath the point where the 3 lines meet?
      West Building

   

Activity 2: Seeing Spots

     

What is the angle you measured?
      20 degrees right of north

   

Activity 3: Washer Swings

     

What distance did you calculate?
      4.5-cm along the map, 225-m walked, 0.75-m long yo-yo (all acceptable)
     
     
At what place is the treasure located?
      Olden Farm

   

Activity 4: Furry Magnets

     

Where is the hiding place?
      Under the floorboard

   

Winners

Over 700 classrooms submitted results for PhysicsQuest 2005-2006. These entries were evaluated and 450 classrooms had all five answers correct. These 450 classrooms will all receive certificates indicating their correct completion of the quest. They were also entered into a random drawing for prizes. Congratulations to the following winners:

                                                                                                           
Grand Prize: Ms. Down's 6-1 class, Havana, IL Prizes include an iPod Shuffle for each person, 6-month subscription to Scholastic's Science World , SkyRail Suspension Coaster, and $300 gift certificate toward science materials.
1st Prize: Ms. Hebb's 7th grade class, Port Orange, FL
        Ms. Lincoln's 3rd period class, Miami, FL
        Ms. O'Berg's 8th grade class, Redwood City, CA
Prizes include an 18-month subscription to Weekly Reader's Current Science , SkyRail Suspension Coaster, and $50 gift certificate to Educational Innovations .
2nd Prize: Ms. Hupp's 2nd period class, Renton, WA
        Ms. Madeyski's 7th period class, Harwood Heights, IL
        Mrs. Kozar's 2nd period class, Northfield, OH
Prizes include a 6-month subscription to Scholastic's Science World , SkyRail Suspension Coaster, and $50 gift certificate to Educational Innovations .
3rd Prize: Ms. Jarboe's 2nd period class, Buckner, KY
        Ms. Pritchard's 1st period class, La Habra, CA
        Ms. McCabe's 6th grade class, Sheboygan Falls, WI
Prizes include a SkyRail Suspension Coaster, and a $50 gift certificate to Educational Innovations