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Mars Rover landing raises ethical colonization questions

Upper School science teacher Dr. Heilig makes a list of the pros and cons to space colonization in the Space Science class.

Chloe Morse, Managing Editor

December 14, 2018

Terraforming Mars is unethical and illogical.

Anticipation of new science electives ignites passion

US Chemistry teaccher Mallory Schmidt draws and identifies parts of a Galvanic Cell for the students.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Science teachers express their anticipation and excitement for the upcoming science electives.

On display: the stories behind the US science hallway glass cases

On display: the stories behind the US science hallway glass cases

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

December 9, 2017

The glass display cases along the US science hallways house both scientific and historic artifacts, and recent student work.

Supermoon exceeds expectations

Senior Tessa Rauch, sophomore Tess Hicks, and sophomore Mira Zelle enjoy the sight of the supermoon. The supermoon occured on Sept. 29 2015.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

October 4, 2015

The next supermoon will not be seen until 2033.

3D printer is an integral part of Designing Change class

Sophomore Sophie Jaro uses the 3D printer regularly in her Designing Change classes, creating prototypes and expressing her ideas through the resources the 3D printer provides. “The printer brings ideas to life... We aren't here to produce mock-ups or drawings in the end. We want to create and explore,” said sophomore Heba Sandozi, another member of a Designing Change class.

Noor Qureishy, Student Life Editor

October 12, 2014

Whirring and clicking away, the 3D printer has always been a part of the background in the Upper School library and used only occasionally for individual projects or test runs. This year, the students in the Designing Change class have decided to make it a larger part of their program, using the printer to...