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Chemistry class counts calories

Chemistry class counts calories

Laura Mogannam, Reporter

March 22, 2017


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Sophomore Honors Chemistry students conducted a lab today to determine the number of calories in various food items after learning about calorimetry. The class was instructed to create a calorimeter using a soda can filled with water. A potato or tortilla chip was burned under the can to heat the water....

Lab allows deeper understanding of material

Lab allows deeper understanding of material

Colette Hom and Caroline Schulberg

November 16, 2016


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Sophomore chemistry classes conducted a lab today to experiment with double displacement reactions, by mixing two compounds and then concluding whether each was soluble or insoluble after the reaction had taken place. Labs allow students to physically experiment and learn about the material first ha...

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

January 20, 2016


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A handful of members from the physiology class huddled around tables and popped on their goggles while others shrieked at the sight of the slimy, gray heart being cut in half. Honors physiology students dissected sheep hearts to tie together their brief unit on the human heart. “They were performing a dissection of the sheep heart because it’s pretty much the exact same size as the human heart,...

Advanced Placement Environmental Science Class incorporates cereal into science

January 6, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Senior Alexa Collins pours some warm water and a shriveled melted blue Froot Loops onto a paper towel. G Period Advanced Placement Environmental Science students worked in groups this afternoon to design experiments testing the chemical properties of Froot Loops in...

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