I am the one with the kid on my team who had a super sci-fi idea- we found enough issues that it just isn't going to be possible. Our team is interested in pursuing a problem- the initial info was given by a biomedical engineer at VCU who came to speak to the kids- problem is people die or get very sick in hospitals due to a secondary infection from staff non-compliance in hand- washing (seems small, but causes death and illness). Kids have researched the impact of this already. System: immune, problem people get seriously ill and die unnecessarily. Some devices are in the works- if our kids came up with a "unique" ability to warn staff they have not washed their hands (the assumption being health care professionals by profession don't want to hurt patients by not washing their hands- they just get busy and forget.... one of our team members was concerned that this would not actually be considered bio- medical engineering- although a bio medical engineer expressed it as one of the more important issues in the field. Does anyone have any clue if this would not be considered bio-med engineering for any reason? or is their a higher authority source we could check in with so we don't waste time. laura Dysart:) On Oct 6, 2010, at 7:39 PM, Tom Bove wrote: > The coaches handbook had a judge’s scoring/evaluation criteria > chart. Is there a copy on-line? > Thank you. > > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html > and select "Join > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ADMIN-L. > Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html to > subscribe. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ADMIN-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html to subscribe.