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November 14, 2018
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Music Got Soul… And Science, Too!

Got soul? We did today as we started our last module for the semester on the Soul (Science) of Music. But what’s music, after all? We learned that it means something different for everyone, including animals.
November 14, 2018

Getting in the Robot Groove!

What a fun session we had with the Shenendehowa (Shen) School District’s FIRST Robotics Team 20 The Rocketeers. They had a great session prepared for Rise High students.
November 14, 2018
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Students Solving Missing Executive Director Enigma!

Our students found our missing Executive Director following an inquiry process powered by forensics! They collected evidence, evaluated results, conducted interviews, reported observations, communicated different hypothetical scenarios based on evidence, and modified according to new information obtained.
October 16, 2018
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Family Science Night 2018

On October 11th, Rise High hosted its second Family Science Night at Mont Pleasant Middle School! This evening of science fun was possible in collaboration with the RPI Engineering Ambassadors, RPI Science Ambassadors, and the middle schools of the Schenectady City School District.
October 16, 2018
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Forensics Trainees In The Making

Rise High students got their hands on valuable evidence to learn important concepts and tools that are critical to forensics investigators. These included latent finger prints, DNA, bullets, substances, and suspicious pens.
October 1, 2018
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To See or Not to See… That Is The Question: The Science Behind Color and Color Interpretation.

Rise High wrapped up the module on the Science of Light & Color with a mind-blowing session focused on Colors. We learned about the differences between additive and subtractive color mixing and explored the differences between mixing different colors of light and different colors of paint/dyes.