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Freshmen researchers reflect on engineering project to test types of biodegradable material

Freshmen researchers reflect on engineering project to test types of biodegradable material

by Arya Maheshwari and Anmol Velagapudi

January 20, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusive, STEM

Attention to research at the upper school often focuses on the achievements of upperclassmen, like with the results of the recent Regeneron Science Talent Search. But research experience and success is not exclusive to only juniors and seniors: freshman Alice Feng, for her part, has already picked up...

Green Team hosts screening of environmental documentary

Green Team hosts screening of environmental documentary

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Online Exclusive, STEM

The Green Team hosted a screening of the first part of the documentary, Tomorrow, on Nov. 14 in Diane Moss’ classroom to offer a unique outlook on the environmental issues that affect the planet and the feasible solutions people can implement as a response. "It is very different compared to other...

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

by Vivian Jin and Lucy Ge

October 22, 2018


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

After Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence damaged the east coast of the United States, thousands of people continue to recover from the destruction. According to the United States Census Bureau, the hurricane affected Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and the Di...

The art of creating kombucha leather

The art of creating kombucha leather

by Jin Tuan and Arely Sun

October 18, 2018


Filed under STEM, Winged Post

Fueled by our consumerism, climate change continues to wreak havoc. The demand for crude oil and the mountains of plastic in our oceans often take the forefront in discussions about the negative human impact on the planet. What is equally as formidable, however, is the insatiable demand for animal fu...

Harker teams win awards at national TEAMS competition

Harker teams win awards at national TEAMS competition

by Helen Yang, Columnist

September 3, 2018


Filed under STEM, Winged Post

Two teams of upper school students won in several categories of the national Test for Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition from June 22 to 25 in Atlanta. This year, TEAMS proposed “Engineering a Greener World” as the annual theme. The competition challenges middl...

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