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Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2019

Heckman will leave for a job at a boarding school in Connecticut at the end of the school year.

Juniors and sophomores contemplate science electives

Juniors and sophomores contemplate science electives

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2019

With the end of the school year approaching, students have begun to discuss science electives to add to their schedules next year.

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

April 6, 2019

The Lower School Science Night engaged children in science through fun activities like making slime and paper airplanes.

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

March 17, 2019

Students were asked if they believe aliens exist and why.

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

March 11, 2019

New studies show that the health of gut bacteria in the intestines may be linked to mental health.

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 24, 2019

Advanced Science Research students have begun a variety of experiments that seek to discover new ideas.

Racing into the future: Self-driving cars

Racing into the future: Self-driving cars

Lizzie Kristal and Lucy Benson

February 20, 2019

Self-driving cars are developing rapidly, already becoming a reality.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2019

SPA's Science Alliance posted impressive finishes on Saturday, moving them on to the state competition.

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

January 19, 2019

Science Alliance provides a place for students to experiment with many different types of science. They hope to keep their first-place streak going this winter in Science Olympiad.

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 17, 2019

Upper School Science teacher Ned Heckman shares with his biology and genetics classes the power of epigenetics.

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Andrew Johnson, Staff Trainer

December 27, 2018

Being actively aware of how grateful you are for the things and those that are meaningful to you is essential to maximizing happiness.