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October 29, 2019
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Got Soul? Got fingers?

Got soul? Our 7th graders do! They initiated a module on the Science of Music. They learned about basic concepts behind music and why and how we hear what we hear
October 23, 2019
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Colors, Visual Effect & Prosthetics

After our 7th graders learned about the science of light a couple of weeks ago, this weekend they looked deeper into the science of color… How we perceive color, the physics, and biology of it.
October 6, 2019
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Rise High Adventure @ Peebles Island: Geocaching & S’mores

Our 7th and 8th graders embarked on an adventure solving clues, riddles, and reading coordinates to find a treasure. We had 6 different groups following different trails on their quest for their treasure.
September 30, 2019
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Shining Light on Light & Diagnosing Infectious Diseases

Our 7th graders learned about the science behind light and had to use what they learned to make a laser light travel through a labyrinth from beginning to end, using mirrors!
September 24, 2019
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Artistic Scientists or Scientific Artists? Bugs Inside/Out.

Art is Science! That’s why our 7th grades started their module on the Science of Color & Light using color in artistic ways. Engaging in artistic activities exercises the brain in ways that better develops our cognitive skills; the same ones that make scientists better problem-solvers.
September 16, 2019
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Solving Missing Person & Pathogen’s Cases!

Where is Ms. Omayra? Our Executive Director disappeared today! Luckily we had a group of very smart 7th graders who applied the skills learned last week during their Forensics session. They collected evidence, analyzed samples, evaluated the results, interviewed suspects, and finally found her safe and sound!