Students must complete Station #1 first. After they hand in their cup they may not get it back.
After that, we suggest going in order, Station #2 then Station #3. However, if they want, they may do Station #3 before Station #2. They also may return to Stations #2 or #3 again before turning in their answer sheet.
No. The amount in the cup should be 100 grams NOT including the weight of the cup.
Any container is possible. Remember that students should count one layer on the surface, how many layers, and then multiply (no matter what is the shape of container).
The maximum time allowed is listed on the tournament schedule, and is not flexible. Students generally may leave early, quietly.
Students may wear a wristwatch.
Students may not bring additional resources into the event, even a sheet of paper.
The back of the answer sheet is blank, and is available for students to use for calculations, as needed.