||Complete the most correct words in a crossword
puzzle from clues provided.
||Teams of up to six.
||Pencil, paper, clues, crossword puzzle.
1. There will be two tables, set some distance apart. One table
is the team table where the team members gather. The second table
is the answer table.
2. One team member will cross the floor to obtain a CLUE. The student
returns to the team table where the team members confer to decide
the most likely ONE WORD answer. While talking is permitted, it
should be subdued to avoid communicating with other teams.
3. Another team member crosses the floor to the answer table to
try the team answer in the space provided for that clue. Time is
limited. If you can't answer you may choose to abandon the CLUE
or return to the team table now with the length of the word provide
in the puzzle for further discussion. Answers must be spelled correctly
4. When the answer has been entered or the CLUE abandoned, that
person at the answer table will proceed to obtain another CLUE in
exchange for the old one.
The raw score is equal to the number of words identified.
Team Score =
H = Highest Raw Score; L = Lowest Raw Score; S = Your Raw Score.
This formula gives 100 points to the highest raw score, 25 points
to the lowest raw score, and scales the rest linearly.
||London District Science Olympics. This
event was designed by Dennis Trankner and John Welbourn.
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